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Graduate Counseling & Psychology Programs At-A-Glance

  • Master of Science in Professional Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • PsyD in Counseling Psychology

Inside each of us, there is a mental and emotional life that has a profound effect on how we face the outside world. Carlow University’s graduate psychology and professional counseling programs will give you a deeper understanding of human behavior and how to care for the psychological wellness of individuals and families. Our graduate psychology and professional counseling programs emphasize reflective practice, scholarship, teaching, activism and research. You’ll be prepared to work in a variety of community, clinical, school and government settings, or to further specialize within a PhD or PsyD program – and ultimately, to make a meaningful difference in many lives.

Five Critical Outcomes

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Carlow: In the Heart of Pittsburgh

As an urban institution with a hands-on and long-standing connection to culturally diverse communities, Carlow University encourages psychology students to develop a broad awareness of and empathy for cultural distinctions and to maintain an abiding sense of social justice across professional endeavors.

Pittsburgh: A Center for Behavioral Health

Pittsburgh offers world-class mental health research and clinical practice opportunities through the Allegheny Health Network, Mercy Behavioral Health, and the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. The UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, one of the nation’s largest and most renowned university-affiliated psychiatric hospitals, helped pioneer the field of forensic psychiatry and psychology in 1974.

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The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the following programs in the Department of Analytical, Physical and Social Sciences at Carlow University: Addictions Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling through 2029.

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