Argosy University Programs

Chicago Community Counseling Degree Programs

MA, Community Counseling

Program Information

The Argosy University, Chicago Community Counseling degree program is designed to provide students with a sound foundation for the practice of community counseling, with a multifaceted focus on developmental and preventive mental health services.

The Master of Arts (MA) in Community Counseling degree program introduces students to the basic skills of counseling, integrating individual, group, family, and organizational interventions. This Argosy University, Chicago master’s degree program emphasizes development of the attitudes, knowledge, and skills required for the ethical provision of quality professional counseling services.

Last year, there were 56 graduates of Argosy University, Chicago’s Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling program. Our graduates consistently achieve high pass rates on licensing examinations. Of the admitted students, 70% graduate from the program in the expected time period and 45% of graduates actively seeking jobs are employed within 6 months of graduating.

Career Outcomes
The Argosy University, Chicago Community Counseling program is designed to prepare you for specialized career options providing:
• individual and group counseling
• case management
• professional consultation
• supervision

You will be prepared to pursue work in a variety of settings, including community agencies, government mental health services, hospitals and clinics, and private practices.

Program Objective
The Argosy University, Chicago master’s in Community Counseling degree program is committed to preparing students to pursue a professional career as master’s-level counseling practitioners who can function ethically and effectively with demonstrated knowledge of social and cultural diversity.

Convenient Program Formats
Classes for new students conveniently begin several times a year, allowing students to enter the program throughout the year. New classes start each fall, spring, and summer semester. Contact the Admissions Department for details concerning entrance times.

Eligibility for Licensure
Graduates of the Community Counseling degree program may wish to pursue licensure as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Illinois.

CACREP Accreditation
The Argosy University, Chicago Master of Arts in Community Counseling degree program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 535-5990 www.cacrep.org.

Apply
Enhance your career potential by enrolling in the Argosy University, Chicago Community Counseling degree program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

This degree program is also offered at other Argosy University Locations

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