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MA Programs in Social Work in North America 2021

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.Social work involves providing assistance to individuals and communities struggling because of personal issues or due to social and economic problems. After completing a program, social work… Read More

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Social work involves providing assistance to individuals and communities struggling because of personal issues or due to social and economic problems. After completing a program, social workers can find employment in schools, hospitals, mental health facilities, prisons, and in community support facilities.

MA Degree in Social Work in North America

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San Francisco, USA

The Community Mental Health (CMH) Master's of Arts Program trains students to become licensed therapists and leaders in empowering disenfranchised communities. Our graduates a ... +

The Community Mental Health (CMH) Master's of Arts Program trains students to become licensed therapists and leaders in empowering disenfranchised communities. Our graduates are a driving force in meeting the needs of and creating change for populations who have been underserved and overlooked by traditional counseling services. -
MA
Full-time
30 months
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Chicago, USA

Make a positive impact on families and their lives. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to help couples and families in need of support and counseling.

Make a positive impact on families and their lives. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to help couples and families in need of support and counseling. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
23 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Chicago, USA

SSA's Master of Arts Program in Social Work, Social Policy, and Social Administration (SW) prepares you to be a leader in the fields of clinical social work and social adminis ... +

SSA's Master of Arts Program in Social Work, Social Policy, and Social Administration (SW) prepares you to be a leader in the fields of clinical social work and social administration practice. Our AM degree, artium magister (master of arts), is equivalent to an MSW, but with a broader educational and experiential foundation that combines direct social work practice with policy development, interdisciplinary research, and social science theory. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
01 Dec 2021
Campus
 

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Petaluma, USA

The Master’s in Counseling Psychology curriculum emphasizes clinical courses as well as core courses that support the student’s evolving relationship to professional practice. ... +

The Master’s in Counseling Psychology curriculum emphasizes clinical courses as well as core courses that support the student’s evolving relationship to professional practice. The Master’s in Counseling Psychology meets the educational requirements of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Senate Bill 33, Section 4980.36 of the Business and Professions Code (MFT). This degree also meets the educational requirements of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Senate Bill 788, Section 4999.33 of the Business and Professions Code for the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 36 months
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Ottawa, Canada

The objective of the master’s program is to train specialists to counsel and guide couples or individuals with regard to their values, their spirituality, as well as both thei ... +

The objective of the master’s program is to train specialists to counsel and guide couples or individuals with regard to their values, their spirituality, as well as both their individual and couple dynamics and to prepare graduates for a career in research. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, French
Jan 2022
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Brookville, USA

The new track of the Master of Arts in Clinical Art Therapy and Counseling Program provides education and training in Art Therapy and Professional Counseling. This Master of A ... +

The new track of the Master of Arts in Clinical Art Therapy and Counseling Program provides education and training in Art Therapy and Professional Counseling. This Master of Arts graduate degree is a total of 60 credits, 48 credits taken in the current Clinical Art Therapy program and 12 credits taken from the Department of Counseling and Development. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Orlando, USA

The Master program in Clinical Counseling focuses on the use of scientific and applied behavioral science theories, methods, and techniques for the purpose of describing, prev ... +

The Master program in Clinical Counseling focuses on the use of scientific and applied behavioral science theories, methods, and techniques for the purpose of describing, preventing, and treating undesired behavior and enhancing mental health and human development. -
MA
Full-time
English, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish
Online
 
Grand Rapids, USA

The Master of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at Aquinas College has been established to meet the increasing demand for mental health professionals. Ac ... +

The Master of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at Aquinas College has been established to meet the increasing demand for mental health professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of new jobs for Licensed Professional Counselors is projected to increase by 39% over current numbers by the year 2025. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Los Angeles, USA

Renowned in California, Pepperdine prepares students to become licensed professional counselors (LPCs) in 19 states. No GRE is required to apply to the MA in Clinical Psycholo ... +

Renowned in California, Pepperdine prepares students to become licensed professional counselors (LPCs) in 19 states. No GRE is required to apply to the MA in Clinical Psychology, and you can complete the program in 27 months. Graduate ready to help diverse clients in a variety of settings. Learn more today. -
MA
Full-time
27 months
English
Online
 
Santa Clara, USA

The Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology provides an intensive 90-unit Master of Arts program for students. Students may opt to include any of our three emphasis areas in C ... +

The Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology provides an intensive 90-unit Master of Arts program for students. Students may opt to include any of our three emphasis areas in Correctional Psychology, Health Psychology, or Latino Counseling to their degree. An emphasis functions like a minor. Students not electing an emphasis may choose from a variety of electives to expand their knowledge in various areas. -
MA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Carpinteria, USA +1 More

Dedicated to offering students unique and evidenced-based comprehensive training in the art of marriage, family, and individual psychotherapy and professional clinical counsel ... +

Dedicated to offering students unique and evidenced-based comprehensive training in the art of marriage, family, and individual psychotherapy and professional clinical counseling with an appreciation for the systemic and immeasurable dimensions of the psyche. -
MA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Lincoln, USA

The master of arts program has two tracks: community counseling school counseling Students are admitted to one track or the other when they are accepted into the program. The ... +

The master of arts program has two tracks: community counseling school counseling Students are admitted to one track or the other when they are accepted into the program. The community counseling track takes an average of 2 ½ years to complete, depending on the number of courses students elect to take per semester. The school counseling track is designed to be completed in 2 years with most classes taken during summer sessions because most school counseling students are full time teachers and attend the program only part-time. School counseling students are admitted as a cohort. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
 
Knoxville, USA

Students in the M.A. in Counseling program experience a unique blend of high-quality theoretical training and clinical experience in a holistic Christian atmosphere. Additiona ... +

Students in the M.A. in Counseling program experience a unique blend of high-quality theoretical training and clinical experience in a holistic Christian atmosphere. Additionally, the program maintains a student-faculty ratio of less than 12:1, allowing for more direct interaction and engagement between faculty and students. The M.A. in Counseling offers concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Johnson University offers the MAC in a hybrid format based on its Tennessee campus. This course format incorporates diverse teaching modalities, such as in-class discussion, experiential activities, and online learning. Options allow individuals to complete the program in 2-5 years. Typically, courses require students to be on campus in a Class Residency two weekends per term per course. Practicum and internship courses provide additional flexibility, allowing students to choose on-campus and/or off-campus site placements. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
 
Riverside, USA

This is an elective program, which may stand alone as an M.A. in Counseling degree (with an option to work towards becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) or be u ... +

This is an elective program, which may stand alone as an M.A. in Counseling degree (with an option to work towards becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) or be used to work towards an Ed.S. in School Psychology and fulfill the first year of this two year program (with an option to work towards becoming a School Psychologist with a PPS Credential in School Psychology). If wanting to work towards a PPS in School Counseling at the master’s level, the University has a collaboration with the University of California at Riverside (i.e., the extension program) to assist in this process. This report discusses just the M.A. in Counseling as a stand-alone degree. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
 
Palo Alto, USA

Master of Arts in Counseling Areas of Emphasis: Marriage, Family, and Child (CACREP accredited) Clinical Mental Health (CACREP accredited) What is CACREP? In the field of ment ... +

Master of Arts in Counseling Areas of Emphasis: Marriage, Family, and Child (CACREP accredited) Clinical Mental Health (CACREP accredited) What is CACREP? In the field of mental health counseling programs, the accreditation most often associated is CACREP: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program. In order for any organization to get CACREP accreditation, it must adhere to the standards set forth by the council. What are the benefits of being CACREP accredited? Universities that are accredited reflect meeting and/or exceeding those standards of quality within their program as set forth by the council Accreditation also reflects the institution's commitment to providing the highest level of care for its student CACREP provides guidance to institutions in determining the acceptability of transfer credits into a CACREP program Graduates from a CACREP program have the tools to perform better on their Licensure exam and certification CACREP programs are easily portable across other states to meet the education requirements for licensure Various government agencies primarily hire CACREP graduates, for example, the Veterans Health Administration Palo Alto University CACREP Accredited Counseling Program Palo Alto University was accredited in January 2017 and received a maximum of eight (8) years CACREP accreditation Palo Alto has two areas of emphasis accredited in its MA in Counseling program Clinical Mental Health Marriage, Family, and Child Palo Alto University has faculty that is CACREP trained which adds to the institute's commitment to providing education at the highest levels of quality The MA in Counseling program is offered both online and on-campus The MA in Counseling program is designed to provide the tools for individuals to become qualified and trained clinicians -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus