Programs

The Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling offers masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Admission for any graduate degree offered in the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling is based on the total profile of the applicant and includes the analysis of admission documents as well as the professional judgement of the program faculty. Requirements for specific degrees offered are described in the Andrews University Bulletin.

MA Programs

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is designed to prepare students to function as professional clinical mental health counselors in community agency and mental health settings

The School Counseling curriculum prepares students for counseling in elementary and secondary schools.

This emphasis prepares individuals for educational psychology positions.  It prepares college and university instructors, generally in the areas of human development, personality, learning and instruction.

EdS Program

School psychologists work in public and private schools, colleges and universities, child-development centers, juvenile justice facilities, hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Typical responsibilities include assessment, diagnosis, psychoeducational consultation, program planning, mental health support, and academic, emotional/behavioral intervention services. 

PhD Programs

The Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology prepares students for the multi-faceted role of the professional psychologist, which allows them to work in a variety of settings including: academia, clinical settings, consultation, churches, businesses, and private settings. 

This emphasis prepares individuals for educational psychology positions.  It prepares college and university instructors, generally in the areas of human development, personality, learning and instruction.

School psychologists work in public and private school systems, colleges and universities, preschool and child-development centers, and private practice. Typical responsibilities include assessment, diagnosis, consultation, program planning and intervention services to preschool and school-age children with educational, emotional and behavioral problems.