Department of Psychology

MA in Clinical & Counseling Psychology

The Master’s program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology prepares students for the professional practice of counseling, assessment and/or mental health research. The curriculum provides a solid grounding in both theories and interventions that can be applied to a wide variety of mental health, academic and research settings. We emphasize professional competency, ethical responsibility, cultural competency, self-awareness, and current body of knowledge in the scientific, methodological and theoretical foundations of practice. Our program expects students to become compassionate and caring scientist-practitioners with motivation to continue learning and furthering their development throughout their professional careers

 ACCREDITATION

The M.A in Clinical and Counseling Psychology program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) under the psychology academic standards for the period of July, 2015 through July, 2025.

Announcements

UPCOMING EVENT: Roundtable Conference 

35th Winter Roundtable Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University will be held on the 23rd and 24th of February. This year's theme, Nevertheless, She Persisted: Power and Patriarchy in Psychology and Education, underscores the pervasiveness and pernicious effects of misogyny, sexism, and gender oppression, particularly as these forces intersect with psychology and education.

The early registration deadline has been extended to January 29th. Register at: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/roundtable/ 

Dr. Ma, Director of the MA program will be attending this conference and we hope to see you there! 

OPEN  HOUSE 

Spring and Summer 2018 Graduate Open House dates:  

Sunday, February 25, 2018: 1:00- 3:00 PM

Thursday, August 16, 2018: 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Register at:

https://go.wpunj.edu/form/Graduate_Open_House_02_25_2018?


Light refreshments will be served. Please save the date. More details for the location and registration of the event will be available later.



For questions and/or inquiries, contact:

    Uzma Ali

    Graduate Admissions Coordinator

    aliu1@wpunj.edu

or

    Dr. Pei-Wen (Winnie) Ma, Director      

    Email: MAP@wpunj.edu

Please note:  

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

The priority deadline for applications is March 1st for the Fall semester but applications will be accepted until May 1st. Applications after this deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please send original copies of all  materials to the Graduate Admissions Office.  Fall enrollment only.

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT:   

http://www.wpunj.edu/admissions/graduate/how-to-apply/ 


 For more information, please visit our pages:

About

Purpose and Program Description

Program Structure

Internships & Job Settings

Core Faculty & Research Interests

Clinical Training Suites & Research Labs

Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

Admissions Information

Program Handbook 2017-2018

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 FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR NEW DOCTORAL PROGRAM (PsyD) IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, PLEASE VISIT THE PROGRAM WEBPAGE OR THE GRADUATE ADMISSIONS PAGE.

 

 Note: The structure, requirements, policies and procedures of the M.A. Program are subject to change without prior notice.

The Graduate Program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology is housed in new and renovated facilities in Science Hall-East. These facilities include modern clinical, research and teaching spaces, in addition to a state-of-the-art  "Clinical Teaching Suite" for training, monitoring, recording and conducting clnical sessions, a "Graduate Testing and Teaching Room" and a "Graduate Study and Informal Learning Space".

If you would like to visit us and tour the facilities please use the contact information above.