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Alcohol and Drug Counseling Minor
Equip yourself for a career as a certified alcohol drug counselor (CADC) and prepare for California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) certification.
Alcohol and Drug Counseling Minor (Bachelor’s Completion)
Equip yourself for a career as a certified alcohol drug counselor (CADC) and prepare for California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) certification. This program can be taken only in conjunction with one of APU’s bachelor’s completion programs.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certificate
Azusa Pacific University’s Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certificate offers comprehensive preparation in applied behavior analysis (ABA) for successful careers in education, psychology, and social work. Courses are taught by experienced Board Certified Behavior Analysts who currently practice in the field and impart their knowledge at every class session. Approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, APU’s program meets the latest, Fifth Edition Task List requirements set forth by the board.
Certificate of Distinction in Undergraduate Social Work Research
If you’re an undergraduate social work student, you can earn this certificate by meeting certain benchmarks of excellence in the program.
Child Life, MS
Child life specialists are allied healthcare professionals who support children and their families facing challenging experiences, particularly traumatic medical situations. Azusa Pacific University’s Master of Science in Child Life program prepares men and women for this special role.
Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
This practitioner-scholar program combines science and practice, preparing individuals to practice as psychologists. The PsyD program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and meets California licensure requirements.
Clinical Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy, MA (MFT)
Theory and hands-on practice prepares counselors to work with individuals, couples, and families by integrating ethics and psychotherapy. The program meets California licensure requirements.
Counseling Psychology with Specialization in Children and Adolescents, MS
Designed to meet the growing need for psychologists who can support the mental health of children and youth, the MS in Counseling Psychology with Specialization in Child and Adolescents equips graduates to pursue LPCC licensure in California and work in both public and private mental health settings.
Educational Counseling, MAEd, and embedded School Counseling Credential
Prepares school counselors to communicate with and guide students of all cultures, socioeconomic levels, and learning abilities. Requirements for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential are embedded within the program.
Educational and Clinical Counseling, MAEd, and embedded School Counseling Credential
Prepares candidates to serve as professional counselors in both school and clinical settings. Requirements for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential are embedded within the program, along with the educational requirements for California state licensure as a LPCC.
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Azusa Pacific’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program equips social work professionals for careers dedicated to improving the lives of others in a variety of settings, including advanced-level practitioners, clinicians, supervisors, and managers, as well as leadership roles in community and program development. A combination of rigorous coursework and internship opportunities provide the tools you’ll need to help others thrive. Full-time, part-time, and Advanced Standing options are available.
This program offers the following areas of study: Clinical Practice with Individuals and Families and Community Leadership and Program Administration.
PPS Credential in School Social Work
The PPS Credential in School Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance is a practice specialization that prepares graduates for employment in social work services within P-12 school settings.
PPS: School Counseling Credential
This credential program is designed for students who have already earned a Master of Arts in Education: Educational Psychology and PPS Credential in School Psychology.
PPS: School Psychology Credential
This credential program is designed for students who have already earned a Master of Arts in Education: Educational Counseling and PPS Credential in School Counseling.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate
The PMHNP certificate prepares nurses to work with patients experiencing severe mental illness to determine biopsychosocial health care needs within a complex and changing environment.
Students in either the B.A. in Psychology or B.S. in Psychology attain a greater understanding of human behavior, acquiring skills applicable to a variety of professional areas or graduate and doctoral studies.
Immerse yourself in the study of human thought and behavior, which is applicable to a broad variety of education and career paths.
Psychology Minor (Bachelor’s Completion)
Immerse yourself in the study of human thought and behavior, which is applicable to a broad variety of education and career paths. This minor can be taken only in conjunction with one of APU’s bachelor’s completion programs.
Psychology, BA (Bachelor’s Completion)
Azusa Pacific’s bachelor’s completion program in psychology is designed for transfer students who have at least 15 units and are interested in completing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Research Psychology and Data Analysis, MS
The Master of Science in Research Psychology and Data Analysis program prepares students with the advanced skills and experiences to be competitive for doctoral programs and pursue careers in psychological research. Work one-on-one with faculty research advisors in a number of psychology-related areas, including substance abuse, social, clinical, cognitive, and more.
This program offers the following areas of study: Counseling Psychology, Data Analytics, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Marketing Research, and Public Health.
School Psychology, EdS, with embedded Educational Psychology, MAEd, and School Psychology Credential
Prepares school psychologists to evaluate and treat students of all cultures, socioeconomic levels, and learning abilities. In addition to the Ed.S. degree, requirements for the master’s degree and the Pupil Personnel Services Credential are embedded within the program. Additional degree pathways are available to add an ABA or EHRMS specialization.
This program offers the following areas of study: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Clinical and Educationally Related Mental Health Counseling.
Social Work Major
The social work major prepares students with knowledge, values, and skills for generalist social work professional practice in work with diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities, both locally and globally.
Substance Use Disorders Certificate
For individuals with an MFT degree, the Substance Use Disorders certificate allows you to expand your skills and establish a competency that historically has only been afforded to those working in the substance use disorders field. As primary care physicians, mental health providers, and substance use providers coalesce into whole person care, you will be a part of cutting-edge treatment.