Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) – Get to Know Your Program

Learn more about our Master of Arts in Counseling Graduate program that is offered at LPU.

Date: Wednesday, August 16

Start Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Contact Info

Office of Graduate Admissions


Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) – Get to Know Your Program

Welcome to the Life Pacific University Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Get to Know Your Program! In this virtual event we’ll be covering the following topics:

  •       Meet your Program Chair
  •       Learn More About the MAC Program at LPU
  •       Q & A with the Program Chair
  •       Meet your Admissions Counselor
  •       Overview of the MAC program

What is the MAC program?

The MAC program at Life Pacific University is a 60-credit, online program designed to prepare students for a career in the mental health professions. The program combines a strong foundation in psychological theory and research with a focus on spiritual formation and Christian counseling principles.

What are the requirements for admission?

To be admitted to the MAC program, students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.75 or higher. Applicants must submit GRE scores, two letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. Also, Abnormal Psychology is a prerequisite to begin the program as well.

What are the career options for MAC graduates?

MAC graduates are eligible to become licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCCs) in California. LPCCs work with individuals, couples, and families to provide counseling and therapy services. They may work in private practice, schools, hospitals, or other settings.

Other career options for MAC graduates include:

  • School counselor
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Mental health counselor
  • Career counselor

What is the cost of the program? $44,000