Through the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) program, students also meet the educational requirements for professional credentials that become the foundation for a successful career.
The following professional designations and opportunities are available for graduates of Yorkville University’s MACP program.
Counsellors / Psychotherapists
The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) – The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, recognizes the MACP program offered by Yorkville University. To qualify for registration with the College, individuals applying for membership must have completed a program of education and training in psychotherapy that has allowed them to develop the required entry-to-practice competencies. Yorkville’s MACP degree was one of the first four recognized programs listed on the CRPO website.
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) – MACP graduates are eligible to apply for Professional Membership and Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) designation with CCPA.
BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) – MACP graduates are eligible to apply for membership and Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) status through the BCACC.
Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists (NSCCT) – The MACP degree meets the academic requirements set out by the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists (NSCCT), and graduates of the program are eligible to apply for NSCCT membership.
Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP) – MACP graduates are eligible to apply for membership with OACCPP.
Canadian College of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists (CCPCP) – MACP graduates are eligible to apply for membership.
Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA) –MACP graduates are eligible to apply for membership.
Psychologists / Psychological Associates
American Psychological Association (APA) – MACP graduates are eligible to become associate members.
Other Related Professions
New Brunswick Teacher Certification – Certified teachers are eligible to increase their certification level from 4-5 or 5-6 upon completion of the MACP. This program also meets the required criteria for guidance counselors in New Brunswick.
British Columbia Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) – The MACP program is approved by TQS for increased teacher certification.
College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (CVRP) – MACP graduates with relevant work experience are eligible to apply for various certifications after completing an exam.