An undergraduate degree in psychology can either be used to transition into a Master’s/Doctoral program or to meet the degree requirements often found in private business and government employment sectors. In other words, if the job requires a bachelor’s degree, this will suffice.
For the most part, society views a person with a Bachelor’s in Psychology as having certain insights and business acumen with regards to human thought and behavior. The positions available in most every public or private institution will be entry-level, and one may or may not be able to rise to higher pay scales and levels of responsibility.
- KCSE mean grade of C Plus (C+)
- C (Plain) plus Diploma in Counseling Psychology / Education or any other related discipline.
- C (Plain) plus P1 or Diploma in Counseling Psychology / Education or any other related fields.
COURSE FEES AND DURATION
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The department offers credit transfers in up to 50% with a mean score of B in the units undertaken from accredited institutions.
AWARD OF CERTIFICATE AND REGISTRATION
Candidate who satisfies the university’s Board of Examiners and Senate shall be awarded the Degrees of Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology, Master of Arts (Counseling Psychology) Bachelor in Counseling Psychology and Diploma in Counseling Psychology of Mount Kenya University.
-A letter of therapy completion.
-Participation of career participation
The successful graduates will be registered by the Kenya Association of Professional Counsellors ) after fulfilling its requirement.
The department offers programmes that prepares counseling psychologists for public and private practice, participation in NGO programmes, community development and self-employment
SPECIFIC WORK ENVIRONMENTS INCLUDE;
- Learning Institutions
o Primary Schools
o Secondary schools
o Tertiary colleges
- Non- Governmental Organizations
- Rehabilitation centers
- VCT Centers
Apply to the Registrar Academic Affairs enclosing copies of relevant academic/ professional certificates.
COUNSELING, A STEP HIGHER AT MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY
Application forms can be downloaded here or colected from any of our campuses/ marketing offices.
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SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY
P.O BOX 342-1000 THIKA,
TEL: 020 – 2088310, 067-24285/24229,
CELL: 0720 790796/0722 269733