Program Description


  • Theoretically grounded
  • Clinically equipped
  • Interactively focused
  • Promoting justice


  • Accelerated rate (possible to finish in 2–3 years)
  • Two start dates a year (August and March)
  • Small, cohort-style classes
  • Knowledgeable professors
  • Internship placement services
  • Clinically focused
  • Faith-based integration
  • Practical training from practicing professionals
  • 700 hours of internship and practicum
  • 60 credits in length


  • Counseling theory (Christian and secular) and the cultivation of counseling skills and techniques
  • A comprehension of practicing ethics and professional development
  • A foundational understanding of diverse populations
  • A working knowledge of psychopathology and strengths-based treatments
  • Personal examination and reflection, facilitated by small groups and individual assignments, to enhance personal, spiritual, and professional growth in each student

Interested in Multnomah’s MAC program?

We are looking for students who:

  • Have a passion for becoming people-helpers
  • Have graduated from an accredited college or university with a B.S. or B.A
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.00