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  • Home / Academics / Find a Program / Master of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy / Frequently Asked Questions | Ursuline - Liberal Arts College in OH

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    Master of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy Frequently Asked Questions

    How long does it take to complete the program?

    The program can be completed in three years.

    Can I complete the program part-time?

    Yes, the program can be completed at a part-time or full-time pace.

    How much does the program cost?

    View graduate tuition and costs here.

    When are classes offered?

    Classes are offered Mondays-Thursdays early-late evenings. Open art studio time and community workshops (for CEU credit) are offered on Saturdays.

    Is the program accredited?

    Yes. For more information on accreditation, visit this page.

    Do you have faculty who help finding a practicum/internship site?

    Yes, you will be assigned a faculty advisor who will learn about you and your career ambitions and assist you with finding a placement site.

    Are there jobs after graduation?

    Yes, currently the program has a 100% job placement rate with all of the alumni working professionally either part or full-time.

    Will any of my previous coursework count toward the pre-requisite courses needed?

    Please contact the program director to discuss this.

    I am a mature student. Will there be students my age in this program?

    Yes, we have students of all ages, and stages of life in the program. Their unique life experience adds depth in the classroom.

    I am a counselor, social worker, therapist. Can I complete this program to become a credentialed art therapist?

    Yes, there is a separate art therapy track you can complete to be eligible for credentialing as an art therapist. Please contact the program director for more information.

    Do I have to major/complete an Art Therapy or Counseling/psychology undergrad program first before beginning this program?

    No, you do not have to complete an art therapy, psychology, or counseling undergrad program to be considered for the Masters program in Counseling and Art Therapy program, although it is helpful, as some of your Bachelors level coursework done in these majors may count toward pre-requisite coursework.

    Is this program available online?

    No, this program is not available online. Classes are taught in a traditional face-to-face model.

    What do I need to apply to the program?

    For more details on the application requirements, visit this page.

    Are there any scholarships, assistantships available?

    Yes, there are some small department scholarships, as well as several federal work study positions available through the department. Visit this page for more information on scholarships. Click here for more information on currently available work study positions.

    Additionally, a small number of Graduate Assistantships offering partial tuition remission and a part-time paid position on campus are available. These positions are highly competitive and are only available to students who begin their studies during the Spring term of enrollment. Interested applicants must apply by the October 15th priority deadline for Spring admission, and are able to complete the application for consideration at the same time they apply to the program.