Masters of Counseling Psychology

North Park University
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates


About this program

Masters of Counseling Psychology

The MACP prepares graduates for careers as culturally competent professional counselors in a variety of settings. Students will receive a strong foundation in counseling theory, acquire an understanding of the profession’s legal and ethical responsibilities, and master the skills necessary for effective assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of clients. Upon program completion, students will be eligible to apply for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Admission requirements

You’ll need:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  2. An electronic copy of your current resume
  3. Three professional and/or academic recommendations are required as part of your application.
  4. An essay, as described on the application
  5. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended.
  6. TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Counseling Theory
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Psychopathology and Maladaptive Behavior
  • Group Dynamics, Processing, and Counseling
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling Psychology
  • Professional, Legal, and Ethical Responsibilities Relating to Professional Counseling
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Integrating Spiritual and Religious Issues in Counseling
  • Appraisal of Individuals
  • Advanced Culturally-Competent Counseling Techniques
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction
  • Lifestyle and Career Development
  • Family Dynamics
  • Practicum/Internship I
  • Internship

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information


The tuition fees for this program are $1,205 per credit hour.

Career paths

  • Counselor with mental health agency
  • Grief counselor with hospital or hospice center
  • Addictions or rehabilitation counselor
  • Spiritual counselor affiliated with a church, denomination, or church-affiliated community agency
  • Private or group practice, working with couples, families, or individuals

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North Park University

Founded in 1891 by Swedish immigrants, North Park University is a small private university located in the United States third-largest city, Chicago. North Park University is an Christian, city-centered, intercultural institution that will provide students with a practical, relevant, hands...

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Why study at North Park University

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North Park University

3225 W Foster Ave
60625 Chicago Illinois
United States of America

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