Palo Alto University

Northern California’s leading school of counseling and psychology located in the heart of Silicon Valley

M.A. Counseling Degree (MFT/LPCC)

Monterey Bay - Enrolling Fall 2017

Learn more about Palo Alto University’s Masters Programs

Counseling is one of the top 5 growing professions in the U.S. 

Earn a Degree that Equips You with Education, Experience and Credentials


Marriage, Family and Child Emphasis

Fulfills all requirements for MFT licensure in the State of California.

Clinical Mental Health Emphasis  

Fulfills all requirements for LPCC licensure in California, and many other states and countries.


Palo Alto University's flexible masters degree in Counseling develops highly effective health counselors, leaders and innovators.  

  • Outstanding faculty 
  • Small class sizes
  • Convenient schedule designed for working professionals
  • Two and three year options 
  • Online or Monterey Bay Location
  • 98% practicum placement rate

Join Us at One of Our Upcoming Open Houses in Monterey Bay

All Open Houses to be held at Hilton Santa Cruz/Scott's Valley

March 8, 2017 at 6:00pm
April 4, 2017 at 6:00pm
May 10, 2017 at 6:00pm
June 7, 2017 at 6:00pm


RSVP for an Open House


Palo Alto University

Founded in 1975 as the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto University is dedicated to improving lives through education and research anchored in psychology, clinical training and practice in a diversity of cultures, and service to communities around the world. Join us for classes in Fall 2017.

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