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A quality education leads to a bright future.
Engage the Spanish-speaking community with ¡Enlaces!
Put your practice to work with a traineeship.
A quality education leads to a bright future.
 
Joining a student body whose pass rate on the licensure exam is well above the statewide average breeds confidence that your education will lead to success.
Engage the Spanish-speaking community with ¡Enlaces!
 
The unique ¡Enlaces! certificate helps students provide counseling services in Spanish, by providing courses and real world practicums in LA’s second language.

 

Put your practice to work with a traineeship.
 
All members of our MFT program complete a field-study traineeship in their last year. Select the traineeship that best suits your interests, and experience the benefits of turning your learning into action.

 

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Graduate Degrees in Psychology

Graduate Degrees in
 Psychology

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

Excellent Licensure exam pass rate
 
¡Enlaces! Certificate Program
 
Traineeships as part of MFT
 
Evening classes

DEGREE
SPECIALIZATIONS:

 Marriage and Family Therapy
 
General Counseling Psychology
 
¡Enlaces! Certificate-Counseling for Spanish-Speaking Clients

POPULAR COURSES:

 
Multicultural Counseling
 
Family Counseling
 
Addiction Counseling
 
 Community Mental Health

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FOR OTHERS

We offer Master’s and Doctoral degree programs with a strong focus on social justice and counseling in multi-cultural settings.

We offer Master’s and Doctoral degree programs with a strong focus on social justice and counseling in multi-cultural settings.

  • M.S. in Counseling Psychology - General Counseling (GCP)
  • M.S. in Counseling Psychology - Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)
    • Certificate Option Available for Spanish-Speaking Clientele
  •  Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

Learn the tools to best serve your clients and community through our collaborative and culturally focused Master of Science in Counseling Psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD). Our small class sizes mean you work closely with our expert faculty mentors and your program peers.

Convenient Class Schedule. 
Balance your studies with your career, family, and personal commitments. Take classes three nights a week and finish your M.S. in Counseling Psychology in three years. Complete your PsyD in five years by taking courses two days per week over the first four years.
Hands-on Experience.
Build superior skills and receive excellent preparation through the hands-on experiences made possible through our local clinical and non-clinical partnerships. Our graduate degree programs are highly recognized and respected by a plenitude of Southern California organizations.
Culturally Focused
Benefit from graduate degree programs that emphasize social justice and are culturally focused to serve diverse communities. Expand your worldview and cultural perspective by being part of our diverse student body. Learn from a diverse faculty, too.
Committed to Social Justice - All students participate in a non-clinical Social Justice Practicum
Dedicated to serving underrepresented clients with emphases in LatinX Mental Health, Diverse Populations and our ¡Enlaces! certificate.
Practitioner-scholar model prepares students to contribute meaningfully to the practice and science of clinical psychology.
● Our diverse faculty and student body enrich the learning experience by providing a variety of worldviews and cultural perspectives.

PSYD PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

LatinX Mental Health
● Diverse Populations

PSYD EMPHASES:

Excellent licensure exam pass rate
● ¡Enlaces! certificate program available for bilingual students
Weeknight (part-time) and Weekday (full-time) formats available

COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

General Counseling Psychology (Fall and Spring)
● Counseling Psychology - Marriage and Family Therapy (Fall only)
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Fall only)

COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATIONS:

The Doheny campus of Mount Saint Mary’s University provides a welcoming and peaceful atmosphere for future therapists and busy, working professionals currently practicing in the field. My professors empowered me to approach them as colleagues and helped open doors to career opportunities."
- Nancy Mendez, MS Counseling Psychology 2017
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