• Concentrate in one of five areas: Adult Generalist, Child and Family, School Counseling, Trauma Counseling or Addictions Counseling
  • 60 credits if pursuing licensure in professional counseling (LPC); 48 credits if not pursuing licensure
  • Complete in about two or three years
  • Take courses at Carlow's main campus in Oakland and online
  • Financial Aid Available
  • Begin fall, spring or summer
  • No GRE or GMAT required
  • Cost: $801 per credit (Academic year 2016-17)


The Master of Science in Professional Counseling (MSPC) program is designed for those seeking careers in mental health-related fields with children, adults, and families across a wide-array of settings including schools, hospitals, correctional facilities, and community mental health agencies. You may choose an Adult-Generalist, a Child and Family, a School Counseling, or an Addictions Counseling track of study.

At the completion of the 60-credit program, you will be eligible to obtain your licensure in professional counseling (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania after additional supervised experience in the field. A 48-credit program is also available for those not pursuing licensure.