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Explore psychology and counseling degrees offered by Regent University online and in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

School of Psychology & Counseling Degrees

Regent University’s counseling and psychology graduate degrees will equip you with the knowledge, tools and competence to develop your talents and build your professional skills. Explore our programs below.

60 Credit Hours | On-Campus or Online with Minimal Residency Requirements

Graduates of Regent University’s Master of Arts in Counseling programs will be prepared with the educational requirements for licensure in Virginia and in states with compatible requirements.

M.A. in Counseling Program Evaluation

The outcomes of an M.A. in Counseling show that each degree is high-performing. The M.A. in Counseling has an 82% average completion rate and 95% average job placement rate. Read more about the M.A. in Counseling program evaluation.

Disclosure Statement & Licensure

Enrollment in one of the M.A. licensure programs does not guarantee qualification for professional licensure. It is the sole responsibility of the student, not the program, to obtain information regarding prerequisites for licensure as outlined by their particular state board of counseling or department of education.

Before enrolling in a licensure program at Regent, students should consult the rules and regulations regarding licensure for their particular state. More specifically, students should be aware of the following before enrolling in one of Regent’s counseling programs:

  • State regulations regarding the number of academic courses and practicum/internship hours.
  • The state accreditation requirements for educational institutions.
  • The state regulations and requirements for online graduate programs.

To view the licensure board in your state, please visit The National Board for Certified Counselors

30+ Credit Hours | Online

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling will arm you with counseling techniques, approaches to caring for others and knowledge in areas such as substance abuse, marriage & family and crisis counseling.

39 Credit Hours | Online

The Master of Science in Psychology is designed for a broad variety of career settings that do not require a license but would benefit from training in rapidly growing bodies of discovery about the brain, behavior and thinking that shape the human experience.

124 Credit Hours | On Campus

The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology is a combined master’s and doctoral degree program that offers students both an M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. The program is APA accredited and prepares students for state licensure as a clinical psychologist.

66 Credit Hours | Online with three one-week residencies

The Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision is designed for currently licensed counselors who are strongly motivated to attain a high level of competency in the field of counseling. The program is CACREP accredited and requires an internship and dissertation.