The program leading to the Master of Arts in Counseling consists of the following three sequences:
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Rehabilitation Counseling
- School Counseling
All M.A. in Counseling sequences fulfill the educational requirements for the two levels of licensure as a professional counselor in the State of Illinois: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Rehabilitation Counseling also fulfills the national certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).
Credit hours required: 48-60 (see Academic Catalog for details)
The program admits students for the fall and spring semesters.
The Goodwin College of Education offers flexible day, evening and weekend classes.
Students get personalized attention from skilled professors in small class sizes, and gain connections to companies and organizations.
Northeastern offers an affordable tuition and convenient urban locations accessible by car or public transportation.
Academic Catalog Information
Take a closer look at the Master of Arts in Counseling, its concentrations and the courses offered toward the degree.
Department and Contact Information
If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Counselor Education at (773) 442-5550 or counsedu.neiu.edu.
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