Master of Counselling (AB, Canada)

LOCATIONS and START DATES: Calgary, AB: Fall, Winter | Edmonton, AB: Fall, Winter

Program Details

City University of Seattle, a leading provider of distance learning, provides a Master of Counselling degree program in Alberta, Canada. The program meets the criteria of the Minister of Advanced Education and Technology.

Comprehensive courses cover a broad range of clinical issues to help you develop a solid theoretical and ethical framework while gaining the practical counselling skills you need. Course content includes the following subject areas:

  • psychological theories and counselling practices
  • ethics and law
  • research methods and statistics
  • family, couple, group and adolescent counselling
  • psychoeducational assessment

CityU of Seattle in Alberta employs a faculty of active clinical practitioners who are deeply committed to developing your theoretical knowledge and clinical skills. They'll walk you through the master's in counselling program then help you network with local professionals to further your success once you graduate.

Effective In-Class Learning

The Alberta master's in counselling degree program utilizes a cohort learning structure, which means that you complete all of your courses in a classroom setting with the same group of learners, in a sort of built-in support group. The program typically takes three years to complete, depending on the internships you choose to complete your supervised hours of practice. Contact an advisor to learn more.

Where CityU Can Take You

CityU's Master of Counselling degree prepares you to enter practice as a mental health therapist or to pursue credentialing as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (regulated by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association) or a Registered Psychologist (regulated by the College of Alberta Psychologists).

Program graduates often go on to rewarding careers in youth and family treatment agencies, private practices, employee assistance programs, school systems, health care and substance abuse facilities, centers for those with developmental disabilities, and many other settings.

Get Started Today!

If you have an undergraduate degree and a desire to make a difference in others' lives as a therapist, counselor or psychologist, connect with a CityU Division of Arts and Sciences advisor to learn more about our graduate counselling degree program in Alberta.
Core Courses (50)
CPC 501
CPC 502
CPC 510
CPC 511
CPC 512
CPC 513
CPC 514
CPC 522
CPC 523
CPC 524
CPC 525
CPC 526
CPC 527
CPC 529
CPC 550
Additional Required Courses (16)
CPC 600
CPC 606
CPC 611
CPC 612
CPC 691
Internship/Practicum (6)
CPC 633
CPC 654
CPC 655
*Internship must be repeated until internship requirements are completed.
**Students must be enrolled in Practicum and Internship concurrently.
This program is offered pursuant to the written approval of the Minister of Advanced Education and Technology effective September 1, 2009 having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).