School of Psychology & Counseling Degrees

Regent University’s counseling and psychology graduate degrees will equip you with the knowledge, tools and competence to develop your talents and build your professional skills. Explore our programs below.

Clinical Master’s

60 Credit Hours | On-Campus or Online with Minimal Residency Requirements

Graduates of Regent University’s Master of Arts in Counseling programs will be prepared with the educational requirements for licensure in Virginia and in states with compatible requirements.

M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

M.A. in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling

M.A. in School Counseling

 

Read M.A. in Counseling Program Evaluation

 

Disclosure Statement & Licensure

Enrollment in one of the M.A. licensure programs does not guarantee qualification for professional licensure. It is the sole responsibility of the student, not the program, to obtain information regarding prerequisites for licensure as outlined by their particular state board of counseling or department of education.

Before enrolling in a licensure program at Regent, students should consult the rules and regulations regarding licensure for their particular state. More specifically, students should be aware of the following before enrolling in one of Regent’s counseling programs:

  • State regulations regarding the number of academic courses and practicum/internship hours.
  • The state accreditation requirements for educational institutions.
  • The state regulations and requirements for online graduate programs.

To view the licensure board in your state, please visit The National Board for Certified Counselors

Non-Clinical Master’s

30 Credit Hours | Online with Minimal Residency Requirements

The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling program is designed to offer human relations training to clergy and others in Christian ministry and/or organizational settings who desire counseling skills. Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in a variety of settings not requiring licensure.

M.A. in Human Services Counseling (Nonlicensure)

33 Credit Hours | Online with Minimal Residency Requirements

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling will arm you with counseling techniques, approaches to caring for others and knowledge in areas such as substance abuse, marriage & family and crisis counseling.

M.A. in Pastoral Counseling

39 Credit Hours | Online

The Master of Science in Psychology is designed for a broad variety of career settings that do not require a license but would benefit from training in rapidly growing bodies of discovery about the brain, behavior and thinking that shape the human experience.

M.S. in General Psychology

M.S. in General Psychology — Doctoral Preparation

Psy.D.

121 Credit Hours | On Campus

The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology is a combined master’s and doctoral degree program that offers students both an M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. The program is APA accredited and prepares students for state licensure as a clinical psychologist.

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

Ph.D.

66 Credit Hours | Online with three one-week residencies

The Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision is designed for currently licensed counselors who are strongly motivated to attain a high level of competency in the field of counseling. The program is CACREP accredited and requires an internship and dissertation.

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

51 Credit Hours | Online

The Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies is structured for the international student who does not require North American accreditation and the scholar seeking to impact culture in ministry contexts outside of the formal professional organizations of psychology or counseling in any region.

Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies — Clinical

Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies — Research