Master of Counselling

The Master of Counselling (MC) program meets the graduate course requirements for licensing as a registered psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Students from other provinces are responsible for checking their provincial regulatory body for licensure requirements.

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Program details

The Master of Counselling (MC) is a 36-credit online graduate program. You must complete at least 24 credits through Athabasca University.

You will participate in paced learning activities that require completion of course work on a fixed schedule. You should plan to devote a minimum of 15 hours per week in each course. This program includes 2 on-site practicums that total 400 hours (200 hours of direct client contact).

You can finish this program in as little as 3.5 years of full-time study or take up to 7 years to complete all requirements.