Guidance and Counseling, M.A.

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The Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling program is a 41-semester-hour program. It is designed for those who wish to pursue graduate training in higher education counseling and/or academic advising and who want a rigorous graduate Counseling program. Candidates wishing to obtain either the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) licensure or  the California Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential in School Counseling must apply to those specific programs.  This degree program is ideal for candidates interested in working in higher education settings in positions such as college counselors or advisors or who wish to go on to pursue doctoral-level studies in psychology, counseling, or related fields.