Psychology & Counseling
Many of the counseling degrees are under the Department of Graduate Education, Leadership, and Counseling and are certified by professional accrediting bodies such as the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® (BCBA) and the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program (CACREP). Counseling and Psychology graduate students have opportunities for field experiences and to research and author publications with faculty.
Rider attracts and graduates talented and motivated students with diverse backgrounds from across the nation and around the world and puts them at the center of our learning and living community. Through a commitment to high-quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, the faculty provides graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills.
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Graduate Counseling & Psychology Programs
Each program has specific admissions requirements which may include: minimum GPA, GRE, letters of recommendation, and personal statement. Please see admissions page for Graduate Education, Counseling, and Leadership and Graduate Liberal Arts & Sciences for Applied Psychology for application due dates and program start times.
Most of the graduate counseling and psychology programs have some courses that may be taken online. Please see each program page to see the required courses and when courses are offered.
Applied Psychology, M.A.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.
Counseling Services, M.A. – School Counseling Concentration
Counseling Services, Ed. S.
Organizational Leadership, M.A.- Developing People & Organizations, Higher Education Leadership, Life & Career Coaching