University News

Psyched To Be Nationally Ranked!

Posted: March 2, 2018

[ SOURCE: ] recognized Hope International University as one of “Top 25 Master’s in Counseling Psychology Online Degree Programs” in the nation. HIU’s #15 ranking is based on affordability, accessibility, and experiential learning opportunities.

When it comes to hands-on learning, HIU’s Master of Science in Counseling Psychology goes above and beyond standard requirements. Not only do degree candidates complete a 280-hour internship, but they must also accrue 50 hours of professional development. The latter covers a wide range of experiential learning activities, from community service to educational seminars and workshops. Students benefit from the program’s balanced curriculum and knowledgeable faculty, many of whom are current practitioners.

HIU’s 61-unit Master of Science in Counseling Psychology program is designed to prepare students for a career as Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). This fully online program is approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) for licensure as a LPCC in the state of California. In addition to academic course requirements, students are placed in community-based clinical training sites where they undergo real-world training experiences with diverse clientele. The students work with supervisors who have had specific training in mental health supervision and meet rigorous supervision standards. The Counseling Psychology program at HIU accepts students from around the world and is dedicated to training students to work with diverse populations.

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