Counseling Psychology

  • One Degree, Two Specializations

  • What makes our program different?
    • Day & Evening classes
    • Small private liberal arts college
    • One degree offering two exciting specializations
    • Park-like setting in historic downtown LA
    • Enrollment is limited to no more than 20 students in each classroom
    • A curriculum that embraces student diversity
    • ¡Enlaces! Certificate Program for MFT students
    • Faculty represent multiple clinical backgrounds
    • Faculty are experts working within the field
  • Currently accepting applications for Fall 2017

    Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 213-477-2800 or email

    Earn your Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology at top-rated private college Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles.

    MSMU offers three counseling master’s degree programs:

    • Marriage & Family Therapy
    • Marriage & Family Therapy with ¡Enlaces! Certificate
    • General Counseling Psychology

    The first program prepares you for a State of California MFT (Marriage & Family Therapy) or LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) license; the second, in Spanish. Our general counseling psychology program is for those who desire a graduate psychology degree without the intent of becoming licensed therapists.

    MSMU's graduate psychology degree program is offered in an evening class format to fit your schedule. Classes are held at our Doheny campus near downtown Los Angeles.

    Why choose Mount Saint Mary’s University for your MFT or psychology graduate degree?

    • Locally recognized and respected
    • Focused on preparation for MFT or LPCC licensure in California
    • Collaborative and culturally focused curriculum
    • Excellent clinical preparation with local partners
    • Affordable and flexible evening classes

    For more information contact Dr. Gregory Travis at  or call 213.477.2800 for more information.

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  • The Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) programs meet the standards and have been approved by the California Board of Behavioral Science, leading to an MFT or LPCC counselor license in CaliforniaMount Saint Mary’s is in the process of researching program professional licensure standards in other states