2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalog

C.A.G.S. in Counseling Psychology 36 credits

Candidates who already hold a Master's degree in psychology or a related field may pursue a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.). This certificate option is for experienced professionals who wish to expand their clinical skills, engage in scholarly reflection, and enhance theoretical understanding. It also enables individuals with a Master's degree in counseling that is less than 48 credits to complete the additional coursework required for licensure in Massachusetts. On-campus enrollment is required.

Program of Study

Required Discipline/Specialization Courses

GCOUN 6200Orientation to Professional Counseling and Psychology


GCOUN 6027Clinical Skills and the Counseling Process


GCOUN 6258Consultation Skills for Counselors and Mental Health Professionals


GCOUN 7710Clinical Practice and Supervision I: Clinical Setting


GCOUN 7711Clinical Practice and Supervision II: Clinical Setting


GCOUN 6211Professional Integrative Seminar


Electives (21 credits)

Students select electives in consultation with their faculty advisor.