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Non-Degree Courses

Try out our non-degree courses

If you are not certain if you want to pursue a degree in counseling, you may first enroll in a non-degree course. After completing from one to three non-degree courses, if you apply to and are accepted into the MA in Counseling Psychology program, you can apply those course credits to your MA degree. Graduate School of Professional Psychology policy allows MA students to apply no more than nine non-degree credits to the MA program.

What you need to know

Courses Offered

You can earn up to 9 transferable credits to our MA in Counseling Psychology program.

The following non-degree courses are available, all of which are required for the MA in Counseling Psychology program:

  • CPSY 600: Psychological Statistics (offered fall and spring semesters)
  • CPSY 611: Theories of Counseling and Personality (offered fall and spring semesters)
  • CPSY 612*: Human Growth and Development (offered fall and spring semesters)
  • CPSY 631: Physiological Bases of Behavior (offered fall and spring semesters)
  • CPSY 650: Introduction to Marriage and Family Counseling (offered fall, spring, and summer semesters)
*With permission from the director of MA and Certificate Programs

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Application Deadlines:

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: January 1
  • Summer: May 1
  • J-term: December 1