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Counseling Psychology, Graduate Certificate

College of Arts and Sciences

Build Master’s-Level Skills and Knowledge in a Vital Field

Counseling Psychology is one of only three fields in psychology specifically focused on providing clinical therapeutic interventions, psychoeducation and case management designed to address personal, family or emotional problems that affect clients. Indiana Tech’s Counseling Psychology Graduate Certificate program enables students to expand their knowledge and skills, and demonstrate their focus and commitment to this vital field.

During the program, students will engage in coursework centered on professional writing using the American Psychological Association (APA) format; psychopathology and the signs and symptoms of various forms of mental illness; psychological therapies useful in addressing clinical problems; and the value of considering the diversity of others and how it impacts therapeutic interventions.

Master’s degree level courses in the Counseling Psychology Graduate Certificate program include: Writing in Psychology, Multicultural Psychology, Advanced Counseling Theory, and Psychopathology.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Counseling Psychology Graduate Certificate, students will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate effective use of the APA format in professional and academic writing.
  • Consider the value of respecting diversity and individual differences and their importance to the welfare of all persons served.
  • Analyze counseling theory and approaches.
  • Differentiate the signs and symptoms of psychological disorders and problems of clinical concern in the DSM.

Career Benefits

Earning an Indiana Tech certificate is an affordable, time-efficient way to boost your skills and your career prospects:

  • Increase your hiring and earnings potential.
  • Enhance your skills.
  • Increase your job and career security.
  • Expand your professional network.
  • Earn significant credits that can be applied directly to pursuing a master’s degree.

Career Outlook

A Graduate Certificate in Counseling Psychology from Indiana Tech prepares you for a wide variety of in-demand careers. Below, you can explore career fields, salary information and employer demand from our partners at Lightcast, the leading labor market and career data provider in the U.S.

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