International Counseling 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 Community Psychology
This program will prepare students to work within communities, schools, governments, United Nations and nongovernmental organizations to develop, implement, and evaluate psychosocial interventions. The program will also expose students to methods of psychological practice that are culturally appropriate to Egypt and the region. In response to community needs, the proposed program will provide its graduates with intervention skills that will help them spread awareness about mental health and thereby advance community-based mental health care.
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.
The applicant should demonstrate proficiency in the English language in accordance with the AUC standards.