Master of Arts in Counseling

Master of Arts in Counseling

Our Counseling Program, housed in the Division of Education and Counseling, is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Our 60-hour graduate program furthers the mission of Xavier by preparing counselors to assume roles of leadership and service in society as Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) through programmatic alignment with CACREP standards which align with the educational requirements of state licensing boards for professional counselors. Specialization tracks are offered in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Minimum Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores of 280 or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores of 380
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of interest detailing why you have chosen your program of study
  • Selected applicants will be invited to participate in a group interview

Master of Arts in Counseling Required Courses

Questions? Contact the Office of Graduate Programs at 504-520-7487 or via email