Master of Arts

MA in Clinical Psychology, Professional Clinical Counselor Specialization

Help adults navigate challenging midlife circumstances.

All adults have encountered many hurdles throughout their lives while maturing with age and gaining expertise. Human development does continue through midlife, however, as new challenges present themselves and life’s burdens continue to weigh. Our Professional Clinical Counselor Specialization will empower you to use career counseling theory and career-focused assessment techniques to approach normative development across the lifespan with strategy and tact. This degree is offered by AU Los Angeles.

Program Overview

Our Professional Clinical Counselor Specialization prepares students with the skills to work in a variety of different social justice-focused settings, using career development and adult development-focused strategies. After completing this specialization, you will meet the eligibility requirements for both the MFT and PCC licensure upon graduation.

Degree Requirements

Specialization Courses (17 units)
  • Psychoeducational Groups & In-Service Training Development
  • Career Development I
  • Program Development & Evaluation
  • Career Development II
  • Integrative Treatment of Addictive and Co-occurring Disorders
  • Professional Ethics for Clinical Counselors
  • PCC Electives (2 Units)

For detailed curriculum and degree requirements, please visit the AULA catalog.

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