Online Master’s Degree Program

M.S. in Adult Continuing Education: Counseling and Psychology

Develop a Strong Foundation in Counseling Psychology

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Program Detail

Next Start Date

March 12

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33 hours

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

Degree Overview

Develop a strong foundation in counseling psychology with the online adult continuing education master’s in counseling and psychology. This program is for students who want a basic working knowledge of the field, but do not plan on immediately pursuing licensing as a licensed professional counselor. It is also a good option for those already licensed in a related field, such as licensed marriage and family counselors who are interested in a broader prospective in counseling. The program does not prepare graduates for licensure.

Courses are taught by faculty who are licensed as psychologists, marriage and family therapists and professional counselors. Earn your degree fully online, at one of the most affordable institutions in the state.

Who is this degree for?

The program does not prepare graduates for licensure. The program is designed for:

  • Individuals seeking to expand their knowledge of counseling psychology.
  • Individuals who do not plan on immediately pursuing licensing as a licensed professional counselor.
  • Individuals who are already licensed in a related field, such as licensed marriage and family counselors.
Program Detail

Next Start Date

March 12

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33 hours

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

Course Details

Total Hours: 33 

Admissions

Your experience at the University of West Alabama is designed to be as straightforward and convenient as possible. From the moment you apply, you’ll receive step-by-step guidance from an enrollment counselor. And once you’re in your program, you’ll have a personal success coach who can answer your questions and help with anything you need.

Simply follow these steps to get started.

Tuition

Graduate tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $429 per credit hour. There is a $50 technology fee each semester.

The University of West Alabama is dedicated to keeping education costs affordable and providing students with a full range of grants, scholarships and loans. Approximately 80 percent of UWA students receive some type of financial aid to support their studies. To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The school code for UWA is 001024.

Transfer

UWA may accept up to 9 hours at the Graduate level for matching courses and curriculums for most programs.

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