Demand is on the rise for organizational consultants, therapists, mediators, and a host of other careers in psychology. Explore our recently expanded program which now offers two Master of Arts degree programs. The MA in Counseling Psychology or the MA in Industrial-Organizational Psychology will help prepare students for the rapidly evolving field by exposing students to a broad range of practices.
"My GGU professors, practicing professionals themselves, brought firsthand experiences directly to the classroom to debate and discuss. The real-life insight I gained is continually useful in my own work."
-- Sunee Zrno (MA Psychology 08)
Marriage and Family Therapist
The Master Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology offers an up-to-date and in-depth immersion in the field, which has been identified by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as the fastest growing occupation in the United States. Our program emphasizes the application of psychological principles to the workplace. Our program prepares students to leverage their skills inside organizations and as external consultants.
The Master Arts in Counseling Psychology prepares students to practice relationally-informed psychotherapy in settings ranging from community mental health to hospitals to private practice. Students learn a wide range of theoretical concepts that are grounded in clinical practice. The degree satisfies the requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
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