Counseling Psychology Degrees in Maryland
(found programs from 1622 schools)

One of the most important decisions that a psychology major must make is which college or university to attend. Whether it is on campus, online, or a hybrid program, it is important to ensure that the school is accredited by the American Psychological Association or a related accrediting board. Along with a Master's degree or PhD, graduation from an accredited college is a firm requirement for counseling psychology careers in Maryland.

In a typical graduate degree program at a Maryland college, students will complete the following coursework:

  • Biological, cognitive and social psychology
  • History and systems of psychology
  • Theories of counseling
  • Assessment and research methods
  • Multicultural psychology
  • Industrial psychology

It normally takes three to four years to complete formal coursework and earn an undergraduate degree. For their graduate degrees, students often complete their dissertation during their fifth year and their internship during their final year.

Psychology Licensing Requirements in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene sets educational and experience requirements for psychological counselors to become licensed. A person who desires to become a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland must complete the following:

  • Graduate degree or higher in professional counseling or similar field from an accredited college
  • 60 semester hours in counseling coursework, including a supervised field experience and a course in drug and alcohol counseling
  • 3,000 hours of supervised professional counseling over a three-year period
  • 2,000 hours over two years must be completed after receiving master degree
  • Half of the required hours must involve face-to-face contact with clients
  • A minimum of 100 hours of face-to-face supervision is required
  • Supervisor must be approved by the Maryland State Board

Career Outlook for Counseling Psychologists in Maryland

According to a May 2012 Occupational Employment Statistics report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Maryland has a high concentration of people employed as marriage and family counselors. The statewide median wage in 2013 for clinical counselors and psychologists was $70,680. A counseling psychology degree can result in a broad range of counseling specialties for psychologists, including clinical, industrial, school, forensic and developmental psychologists.

If you are ready to explore your options for earning your counseling psychology degree in Maryland, contact the schools you see on our site and request program information.


Degree Programs

Welcome to the most complete directory on the Web of programs. It contains all the nationally accredited programs, from 1622 schools across the country.



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Bowie State University (Bowie, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Certificate in Counseling - Family Counseling
Certificate in Counseling - Psychotherapy
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in School Psychology
Master of Education in School Counseling
Notre Dame of Maryland University (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Biology / Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Coppin State University (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services
Master of Education in Rehabilitation Counseling
Master of Science in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
Frostburg State University (Frostburg, MD)
Programs Offered:
Certificates in Psychology
Certificates in Psychology - Addictions Counselor Preparation
Certificates in Psychology - Child and Family Psychology
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology
Goucher College (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Hood College (Frederick, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Experimental Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Personality/Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Social/Organizational Psychology
Master of Arts in Human Sciences - General/Experimental Psychology
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Counseling
Certificate in Counseling - Clinical Community Counseling
Certificate in Counseling - Clinical Supervision
Certificate in Counseling - Play Therapy
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Biopsychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Cognitive and Developmental Psychology
Major in Psychology
Master of Science in Counseling - Clinical Community Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling
Loyola University Maryland (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Certificate in Pastoral Counseling
Certificate in School Counseling
Certificate of Advanced Study in Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Psychology
MS in Clinical Psychology
MS in Clinical Psychology - Practitioner Track
MS in Counseling Psychology
MS in Counseling Psychology - Practitioner Track
MS in Pastoral Counseling
MS/PhD in Pastoral Counseling
Master of Arts in School Counseling
Master of Education in School Counseling
PhD in Pastoral Counseling
McDaniel College (Westminster, MD)
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology & Sociology
Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical / Counseling Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Developmental / Cognitive psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Health Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Industrial /Organizational Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Neuroscience / Physiological Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - School / Educational Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Social Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy - Psychometrics
Master of Science in Psychometrics
Mount St. Mary's University (Emmitsburg, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Major in Biopsychology
Prince George's Community College (Largo, MD)
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts in Psychology
Salisbury University (Salisbury, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Sojourner-Douglass College (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Addictions And Substance Abuse Counseling
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counseling
St Mary's College of Maryland (Saint Mary's City, MD)
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Stevenson University (Stevenson, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Towson University (Towson, MD)
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Counseling Psychology
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Clinical Specialization
Major in Psychology - Honors Thesis
Major in Sociology & Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Experimental Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - School Psychology
Master of Science in Human Resources Development
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Bethesda, MD)
Programs Offered:
PhD in Clinical Psychology
PhD in Medical Psychology
PhD in Medical and Clinical Psychology
University of Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Applied Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Psychology as a Natural Science
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Psychology as a Social Science
Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Counseling Psychology track
Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology track
Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Psychological Applications track
University of Maryland-Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Human Services Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Personnel and Industrial Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Human Services Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Personnel and Industrial Psychology
Certificate in Psychology of the Workplace
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Developmental Psychology - Early Development/Early Intervention
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Developmental Psychology - Educational Contexts of Development
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Developmental Psychology - Socioemotional Development of Children
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Psychology - Child Clinical/Behavioral Medicine
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Psychology - Child Clinical/Community and Applied Social
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Psychology - Clinical/Behavioral Medicine
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Psychology - Clinical/Community and Applied Social
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Psychology - Community and Applied Social/Behavioral Medicine
Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis
Master of Professional Studies in Industrial /Organizational Psychology
University of Maryland-College Park (College Park, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Cognitive and Neural Systems
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Developmental
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Social, Decision, and Organizational Science
University of Maryland-University College (Adelphi, MD)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Certificate in Applied Behavioral and Social Sciences
Washington Adventist University (Takoma Park, MD)
Programs Offered:
BA in Psychology
BS in Counseling Psychology
BS in Psychology (online)
Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling
MA in Counseling Psychology
MA in Professional Counseling Psychology
Washington College (Chestertown, MD)
Programs Offered:
MA in Psychology
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience
Major in Psychology - Clinical/Counseling
Major in Psychology - General Psychology
Kaplan University (Hagerstown, MD)
Programs Offered:
BS in Psychology - Hagerstown, MD
MS in Psychology - Hagerstown, MD