Upcoming Counseling and Forensic & Legal Psychology Events

Our Counseling and Forensic & Legal Psychology Programs offer the skills and experience needed to effect positive change, a location with easy access to internships, and a well-rounded faculty. 

Counseling and Forensic & Legal Psychology Graduate Programs
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.)
Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Forensic & Legal Psychology (M.A./M.A.)
Forensic & Legal Psychology with Intelligence Studies Concentration (M.A.)
Forensic & Legal Psychology (M.A.)
School Counseling (M.A.)
Pastoral Mental Health Counseling (M.A.)

Counseling, Forensic & Legal Psychology, and Education Information Session

Thursday, January 24, at 6:30 p.m.

Ballston Center, Auditorium and Conference Room
1000 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201

This in-person information session will cover all of Marymount University's Counseling, Forensic & Legal Psychology, and Education graduate programs. From admissions guidelines, curriculum content, and unique features of the programs - our faculty will cover it all. The session will last approximately 90 minutes and hors-d'oeuvres will be provided. 

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Forensic & Legal Psychology Webinar

Wednesday, January 30, at 7:00 p.m.



This webinar will focus on Marymount University's Forensic & Legal Psychology graduate program. You'll hear about curriculum, unique features of the program, and admissions guidelines from faculty, current students, and staff. Webinars typically last an hour and offer the chance for an interactive Q&A at the end.

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School Counseling Program Coffee Hour

Wednesday, February 6, at 5:30 p.m.

Ballston Center
1000 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201

Coffee hours provide a casual opportunity to engage with professors, staff, current students, and/or alumni learn more about the dynamic graduate programs offered at Marymount University. This coffee hour will run for an hour.

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Graduate Programs Open House

Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m.

Ballston Center, Auditorium
1000 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201

The Graduate Programs Open House is our premier in-person event where we welcome prospective graduate students to learn about all of our Graduate Programs with a resource fair from various campus representatives. All graduate programs from the various schools are represented including: School of Business and Technology, School of Design, Arts, & Humanities, Malek School of Health Professions, and the School of Sciences, Mathematics, and Education.

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Prospective Student Classroom Visit

Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 22



Explore the graduate school options available to you at Marymount University! Get a live preview of our graduate programs, ask questions in break-out sessions unique to each graduate program, and meet award- winning faculty and representatives from Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services.

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Drop-in or Schedule an Appointment!


Contact Paige, our Counseling and Forensic & Legal Psychology Graduate Enrollment Coordinator, for questions about graduate programs, applying, or financial aid.

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This guide outlines the various graduate programs that Marymount offers, as well as the career opportunities a Marymount graduate degree can bring you.

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Counseling (M.A.)

Marymount's counseling programs have earned the school numerous national and international awards. The M.A. in Counseling offers specializations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Counseling with Forensic & Legal Psychology. 


  • CACREP licensure-track
  • Completes coursework needed for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in 60 credit hours.
  • Eligible to sit for National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) exam toward end of the program of study

Forensic and Legal Psychology with Intelligence Studies Concentration (M.A.)

This program provides the knowledge and skills necessary to be competitive in the intelligence community and the private-sector companies that support it. Individuals are required to secure an internship in the intelligence community and complete the following five courses:


  • FLP 570 - The Intelligence Community: Theory, Process, Challenges
  • FLP 571 - Intelligence Analysis I
  • FLP 572 - Intelligence Analysis II
  • FLP 573 - Counterintelligence
  • Choose from four electives listed here

Forensic and Legal Psychology (M.A.)

This program is interdisciplinary and combines study in sociology, criminal justice, policy, and law, in addition to the many subfields of psychology. MU integrates its alliances with agencies such as the FBI, NCIS, ATF, and the U.S. Department of Justice through site visits, courtroom observations, field research, internships, and distinguished speakers. The program addresses questions and issues such as:


  • The origins of criminal behavior,
  • Problems with eyewitness testimony,
  • The origins of terrorism,
  • Evaluation and treatment of offenders, and
  • The effectiveness of trial consultation.