The Master of Art (M.A.) in Art Therapy Counseling program prepares you for a career as a professional mental health practitioner. Our students learn to integrate creative process within clinical practice in a therapeutic setting, conduct assessments, make diagnoses, and facilitate individual, group and family art therapy. Graduates of the art therapy counseling program are positively impacting lives within communities across the nation.
In this traditionally two-year master’s program, our students have the flexibility to move at a slower pace and earn their degree in two-to-four years in accordance with their individual scheduling needs.
Marylhurst’s graduate program in art therapy counseling is approved by the American Art Therapy Association and recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors as a source of continuing education for counselors.