Evening & Graduate Programs

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology


Apply Now! Fine-tune your knowledge of the behavioral sciences with USM’s counseling psychology graduate program. The USM Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree will give you a comprehensive array of skills necessary for success as a mental health practitioner.

The University of Saint Mary evening Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program meets the needs of busy individuals trying to balance work and family commitments. At USM, we make getting your master’s degree in psychology and counseling affordable, convenient, and easy.

USM has assembled a very stable all-Ph.D. faculty with years of practical field experience. They’ll be there to provide one-on-one attention and give you an advanced education in the behavioral sciences.

The curriculum of the psychology master’s programs is directly aligned with state licensure requirements for both Kansas and Missouri—something many larger universities in the Kansas City area are unable to claim.

Our counseling psychology graduate program is ideal for students looking to

  • Practice as a master’s level clinician in a mental health center or hospital (Counseling Psychology)

  • Work with children and families

  • Use knowledge of psychology to enhance performance in another career field such as teaching or coaching

  • Pursue a doctoral degree in psychology

  • Enter private practice

Is it for you?

USM’s psychology master’s programs eliminate hurdles and bend the curve of achievement in your favor.

  • Take accelerated classes at our conveniently-located Overland Park Campus

  • Our small class sizes encourage greater professor-student interaction

  • School advisors tell you, up front, exactly what courses you need to take and when, and they’re totally committed to your success

  • A majority of our students qualify for financial aid

Flexible Scheduling

USM’s evening Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program is designed to meet the needs of busy individuals balancing work and family commitments.
We offer:

  • Programs that are flexible and individually-personalized

  • Evening classes that meet one night a week

  • Semesters that last 16 weeks

We recommend that you submit your application materials at least three months prior to the start of the term.

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