PAU’s Global Online M.A. Degree Program in Counseling
With increased awareness of mental health and mental illness, there is growing need to advance counselor education and training around the world. In China and some other countries and regions, indigenous counselor profession is rapidly developing. Following the spirit "Engaging minds, Improving lives" and from a global perspective, Palo Alto University (PAU)’s Global Online Master’s degree program in Counseling is pioneering an innovative hybrid strategy that blends several key components:
It offers students a systematic distance learning curriculum that has been carefully designed to meet the highest international standards for counselor education.
Online seminars especially organized for students who are enrolled in China provide an opportunity to discuss practical ways to apply what is learned to the Chinese context.
It fosters the development of on-the-ground practicum sites in China where PAU students can receive clinical training and supervision that meet international standards of excellence.