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Cedar Crest Partnership

Class of ethnically diverse students in the Cedar Crest Computer Lab This 60-credit master’s degree fully prepares students for professional employment and fulfills the educational requirements needed for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania. Students are eligible to take the National Counselor Exam immediately upon graduation. The  700-hour required internship and seminar component is designed for students to feel academically and professionally ready to step right into clinically based employment.

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Many of our students use their internship and/or practicum sites to further explore areas of interest, such as  in-patient mental health and drug/alcohol treatment; clinical mental health counseling; victim and/or offender treatment; and many other areas.

Cedar Crest students and alumni may be eligible for a 25% tuition discount. Please email the Graduate Admissions staff to inquire about requirements and further details.

Explain the foundational elements of the counseling profession including philosophy, roles, and research based on ethical and evidenced based practices.

·         Employ practices that contribute to a focus on advocacy and social justice for underserved populations with an awareness of the multicultural issues of various populations to promote greater equity within the community.

·         Implement an understanding of the developmental needs and experiences of individuals across the lifespan from early childhood through late adulthood.

·         Apply developmental practices to serve the career and lifestyle needs of evolving populations within an ever-changing sociological framework

·         Utilize effective skills, techniques, and theories to establish and maintain a high-quality therapeutic alliance to support the needs of multicultural populations within individual and group counseling settings.

·         Administer ethical appraisal and assessment instruments that identify potential strengths and areas for improvement within multicultural populations to best serve the needs of individuals seeking counseling services.

·         Conduct, interpret, and evaluate effective research practices that have the potential to inform future practices within the field of counseling.

·         Apply practices aligned with the ethical and legal standards of the profession.

·         Interact collaboratively with other mental health professionals and constituents within counseling to support the needs of individuals seeking counseling services.

·         Identify and explore personal biases and limitations through personal reflection and supervision for the purpose of continued professional development.

  • Rolling admissions

• Fall, spring, and summer semester start dates

  • Classes run in traditional 13 week semesters
  • Evening classes are Monday through Thursday, 5:15 – 7:15 p.m.
    or 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Cedar Crest students and alumni may be eligible for a 25% tuition discount. Please email the Graduate Admissions staff to inquire about requirements and further details.
At Cedar Crest College
  • MA in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling-60 credits
  • Certificate in Forensics Counseling (online 15 credits)

 


 

At Rosemont College
  • MA in Counseling, School Counseling

For Cedar Crest College current students and alumni:

  • Completed online application for admission (Please add "Cedar Crest articulation" in the section "How did you hear about Rosemont College?)
  • Official Cedar Crest undergraduate transcript
  • One letter of recommendation from the chair of the psychology department at Cedar Crest for current students
  • One professional letter of recommendation for Cedar Crest alumni
  • Statement of purpose (2-3 pages describing your goals and motivations for applying to the program)

 


 

For Lehigh Valley residents:

  • Completed online application for admission (Please add "Cedar Crest articulation" in the section "How did you hear about Rosemont College?)
  • Official  undergraduate transcript from accredited four-year college or university
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose (2-3 pages describing your goals and motivations for applying to the program)

Written documents can be e-mailed to gpsadmissions@rosemont.edu.