The 66-credit MS degree in Community and Trauma Counseling PLUS Concentration in Trauma, Addictions and Recovery provides professionals with an advanced understanding of the potential impact of trauma on physical, social, cognitive, and emotional development and further provides training in identifying, diagnosing and treating co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. The program prepares graduates for state licensure and national certification in professional counseling (LPC/NCC), and the Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) credential.
The Community and Trauma Counseling MS program at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited for 8 years by a specialized accreditor, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. (MS only).
Two formats are available to achieve your educational goals with your schedule: Daytime and evenings. Students in the daytime format will be required to attend a small number of evening classes.