Marymount's CACREP, licensure-track counseling program provides an opportunity to earn a degree and complete coursework needed for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in 60 credit hours. Individuals are eligible to sit for the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) examination at Marymount toward the end of their program of study. The M.A. in Counseling offers three specializations from which to choose:
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling,
- Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and
- School Counseling.
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.