For over 30 years, the Master of Science program in Clinical Psychology (MCP) at Benedictine has prepared students for careers in counseling, psychotherapy, mental health services, and social services for all age groups.
Housed in Benedictine's Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice, the Clinical Psychology program consists of academic and professional education that emphasizes “Rogerian” client-centered skill training and introduces students to a variety of theoretical orientations. Extensive field experience in mental health settings is also an essential part of the program's degree requirements.
The MCP curriculum provides all the courses and the internship/practicum experience required by the state of Illinois for students to be eligible to take the licensing examinations. This includes both the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) examination and the Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) examination. The program also offers an excellent foundation for future doctoral study. With a superior reputation for preparing students for the workforce, our graduates are employed primarily in private practice, public mental health centers, hospitals, residential treatment facilities and social service agencies serving individuals and families.
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