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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Family and Couples Counseling (M.A.)


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International Counselling and Community Psychology (ICCP)

The ICCP program will place its graduates at the forefront of advancing global trends towards multi-cultural and systemic psychological practice that promotes culturally relevant family and community intervention in Egypt and the region. Graduates will be the first practitioners trained in Egypt and the region to provide a multilayered range of family and community intervention to assist people struggling with issues affecting mental health, including mental illness and psychosocial issues.

Masters of Arts in Family and Couples Counseling


This program will prepare students to work as counseling psychologists who provide counseling to families and couples struggling with psychosocial issues. The program will also expose students to methods of psychological practice that are culturally appropriate to Egypt and the region. Graduates are able to understand, respect and work with the culture and traditions of the people by introducing them to multicultural and family-oriented models
 

Admission


The applicant should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA in undergraduate studies; if the student has an MA in a related field already, a 3.0 GPA will also be expected at that level. The applicant should have also completed an undergraduate major in psychology and/or the completion of a minimum of 18 credits in psychology, including courses in Introduction to Psychology, Personality Theory, Human Development, Research Design, Statistics, and Psychopathology.

Language Requirement


The applicant should demonstrate proficiency in the English language in accordance with the AUC standards


 

Courses (46 credit hours)


Course work for the Master of Art requires the completion of 46 credits as follows:

3. PSY 590: Internship + Final Project


4 credits Required 8 months / Site will be according to specialization.

4. Electives


Required/ 1 course / 3 credits

Professional development


 Required:

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