Jun 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

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Counseling Certificate (post-graduate)

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This certificate is designed for professional art therapists pursuing some of the courses required for licensure in Oregon as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Certificate students build knowledge in specific areas of counseling.

Admission Requirements

For detailed application instructions, please contact the Office of Admissions.

  • Marylhurst University Application for Admission
  • Official, sealed transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
    • Minimum GPA for graduate admission is 3.00
    • Student must have advanced degree (master’s or doctorate)
  • Résumé
  • Statement of Intent
  • Recommendations (2)
  • Students with a Grade Point Average (GPA) lower than 3.0 are required to take the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the GRE and earn a score in 50th percentile.
  • Admissions interview with department faculty

Formal application must be made to participate in this certificate program; however, with department permission, students may take AT 501 , AT 503  and AT 505  without admission to the certificate program

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and integrate contemporary theories from the fields of counseling, psychology and art therapy.
  2. Demonstrate excellence in scholarship.
  3. Competently apply their studies in psychopathology, testing and diagnostic appraisal.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of, and sensitivity to, diverse cultural backgrounds and values. Present self in a way that communicates respect of these factors.
  5. Demonstrate familiarity with historical and contemporary research in the fields of counseling and art therapy. Graduates will have designed and carried out a research project in an area of interest.
  6. Recognize ethical dilemmas in professional practice and know the appropriate steps to take in working towards resolution in a responsible and conscientious way.  

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