Counseling Programs at Barry University

Master of Science in Counseling

The MS in Counseling is designed for students who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

The master’s degree in counseling offers four specializations and provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform competently, ethically, and successfully as professional counseling practitioners in a wide range of settings. The following specializations are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP): Mental Health Counseling, Marital, Couple and Family Counseling, and School Counseling.

Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling

The PhD in Counseling is designed for students who already hold a master's or higher degree in counseling or a related field.

The doctoral program provides a specialization in marital, couple, and family counseling. The program includes education and training aimed at developing skills that will prepare students to assume leadership roles in the field of counseling. The PhD in Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Master of Science in Counseling Program Bahamas

Master of Science in Counseling - Bahamas

The master of Science in Counseling in The Bahamas campus offers two specializations and provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform competently, ethically, and successfully as professional counseling practitioners in a wide range of settings. The following specializations are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) to be offered in the Bahamas: School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. These programs are also accredited by the National Accreditation and Equivalency Council of The Bahamas (NAECOB).