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Chestnut Hill College @ Lehigh Valley

Chestnut Hill College @ Lehigh Valley

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Both the well-established Clinical and Counseling Psychology Program at Chestnut Hill College (master’s degrees and post-master’s certificates) and the School Counseling Program (dual program option) are offered at our satellite campus at DeSales University. 

​Students may register for, and take classes at either DeSales Campus or main CHC campus in Philadelphia, or a combination of both. All academic policies and procedures apply to both campuses. 

Classes at the Lehigh Valley campus are offered between 4:00 PM and 10:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, with some offerings on Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Classes are offered during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Some classes may include a hybrid component and meet in person for a limited time with the remainder of course being completed online. Students should register for classes that will work with their availability.

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M.S. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology - A Top 3 Program in PA for Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology*

Eligible to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

  • Typical degree completion in 2-3 years
  • Evening and accelerated courses (face-to-face and hybrid)
  • Program allows for students to be working

The M.S. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology offers seven unique concentrations that students can choose to study. More information on each can be found by clicking on concentration titles below:

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M.S. in School Counseling

Become a School and/or Professional Counselor

Take advantage of two programs in one:

M.S. program meets the academic requirements in PA for BOTH School Counseling Certification AND Licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) 

  • Pre-K through 12 School Counselor certification in PA for just 49 credits 
  • Eligibility as a professional counselor in PA by taking 4 additional courses
  • Can be completed in two years; part-time options also available 
  • No pre-requisites required 
  • Evening and accelerated classes, (face-to-face, hybrid and online)

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Learn More About Chestnut Hill College @ Lehigh Valley


Visit In-Person or Virtually

Sign up now to learn more about our degree program offerings by visiting in-person or virtually. Register by clicking on the links below.

Campus Info Session (Lehigh Valley): This session is for individuals considering earning a M.S. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology and/or an M.S. in School Counseling at our DeSales Campus in Center Valley, PA. Join us on campus for an in-person Information Session at our Lehigh Valley Campus at DeSales University. Learn more about our M.S. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology and M.S. in School Counseling Programs by speaking with our program directors and faculty, staff and current students. Applicants who attend can be considered for Spring 2024 admission. Light refreshments will be served.

*Source: IPEDS https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/ based on total number of PA Master’s degree conferrals in Clinical Counseling and Applied Psychology in 2020 

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Location and Hours

  • Office Location and Hours
    DeSales University
    Dooling Hall, Room 219
    2755 Station Avenue
    Center Valley, PA 18034

  • Monday: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Thursday: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Appointments also available by request.

    Hours may vary slightly from term to term and are posted at the Program Office.

  • Closing information pertaining to classes held at the DeSales University Campus will be available online at www.desales.edu, www.WFMZ.com (channel 69 news) or announced on WAEB-FM (B-104) or WAEB-AM (790). Students may also contact the DeSales weather hotline 610.282.2650. Additionally, Chestnut Hill College may cancel classes at all campus locations (including DeSales) due to weather conditions and students will be notified through CHC email.