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Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Africa International University, Kenya Ranked #569 in Africa


Next enrollment cycle

May 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 2,782

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree

The goal of the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology is to train and equip professional Christian counsellors with relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in the general and specific areas of counselling psychology, addiction studies; family and marital issues, children and adolescent issues as well as management of trauma that will enable them to effectively meet the needs of society

One can take full time, evening, Saturday, holiday, or blended e-learning classes

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2023
  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  •  Requirement is undergraduate degree with at least 1st class/2nd class Honours (upper division) or lower division with 2 years working/ministry experience.

BS 501 Hermeneutics CUC 2
PA 500 Foundations of life and missions CUC 2hrs
MS 605 Leadership Development CUC 2hrs
PA 765 Senior Reflection CUC 1hrs
Sub-Total 7hrs

PY 500 Research Methods PCC 3hrs
PY 501 Foundations and introduction to counselling PCC 3hrs
PY 502 Theoretical approaches to Counselling PCC 3hrs
PY 503 Introduction to Psychopathology PCC 3hrs
PY 504 Psychological Assessment PCC 3hrs
PY 505 Counselling skills and techniques PCC 3hrs
PY 506 Group Counselling PCC 3hrs
PY 600 Legal, Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling PCC 3hrs
PY 601 Statistics and Data analysis PCC 3hrs
PY 617 Counselling Practicum PCC 6hrs
PY 507/700 Thesis PCC 6hrs
Total 39hrs

Specialization Areas ( Choose One)
Addiction and counselling Option

PY 602 Introduction to chemical dependency SCC 3hrs
PY 603 Assessment of addiction disorders SCC 3hrs
PY 604 Techniques of addiction counselling SCC 3hrs
Total 9hrs

Family and Marital Counselling option

PY 605 Introduction to marital and family counselling SCC 3hrs
PY 606 Theories and techniques of family and marital counselling SCC 3hrs
PY 607 Assessment in family and marital therapy SCC 3hrs
Total 9hrs

Child and Adolescent Therapy option

PY 608 Child and adolescent Psychology SCC 3hrs
PY 609 Psychopathology in children and adolescents SCC 3hrs
PY 610 Assessment and techniques of counselling children and adolescents SCC 3hrs
Total 9hrs

Trauma Counselling option
PY 611 Introduction to trauma counselling SCC 3hrs
PY 612 Models and techniques of trauma counselling SCC 3hrs
PY 613 Assessment of traumatic disorders SCC 3hrs
Total 9hrs
Total Credit hours 55hrs

KES 75000 per semester

Total fees KES 300000

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