Marylhurst and Portland Community College entered into an official agreement in May 2016, aiming to remove barriers for PCC students to complete a four-year degree at Marylhurst.
If you plan to apply to Marylhurst's Master of Arts in Art Therapy Counseling program, you must meet several requirements, including earning a bachelor's degree that includes a minimum 27 credits in art and 18 credits in psychology.
You may meet those admission requirements by incorporating the following classes into your B.A. in Psychology program:
Studio Art Courses (27 crs. minimum)
Painting, 9 crs.
Drawing, 9 crs.
Sculpture, 9 crs.
Art Therapy Courses (5 crs.)
Introduction to Art Therapy Workshop
plus four additional 1-credit art therapy workshops
Successful candidacy to a graduate program in art therapy counseling may require additional courses or more advanced preparation. Interested students are encouraged to consult with their adviser as soon as possible.