Temple University

College of Education

MEd in Counseling Psychology


1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MEd in Counseling Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Prepare for a career as a counselor in an agency or school with the MEd in Counseling Psychology, and acquire the assessment and therapeutic skills necessary to work with diverse populations in various applied settings. Learn to facilitate healthy personal and interpersonal relationships across the lifespan, working with couples, families, groups and individuals.
This master’s degree equips students with the tools needed to become multiculturally competent counselors in diverse settings by weaving skills in multicultural competence and cultural awareness into every course.

Small classes foster direct, collaborative relationships with instructors and classmates. Clinical courses in particular are limited to 15 students. The Counseling Psychology MEd provides ample opportunities for intensive, hands-on training, culminating in a year-long practicum and internship experience. Experiential components are also integrated into most courses.


The MEd in Counseling Psychology is an approved school counselor certification program by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must submit an application, official undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts, two letters of recommendation, resume and statement of goals

International Student Requirements:

Official document that validates completion and conferral of a degree, diploma, or certificate. Official international transcripts must be mailed. While not required, applicants are encouraged to submit transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation. Official TOEFL or IELTS exam scores required.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

In State Tuition (per year): 916 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 1261 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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