JFK University - Berkeley
John F. Kennedy University prides itself on providing personalized attention to its students from application to graduation. The Legal Studies faculty of practicing attorneys is committed to delivering a high-quality education with up-to-date information on legal procedures and practices. A Campus Program.
Since 1964, John F. Kennedy University has provided innovative higher education opportunities to individuals determined to advance their education and improve their future. Our students, many of them juggling a full range of life responsibilities, gain the skills and knowledge necessary for professional and personal growth and success.
At JFK University, we pride ourselves on providing personalized attention to students from application to graduation. The University's Academic Support Center offers workshops and one-on-one advising to students in a wide range of areas, including writing, study skills, and time management. Our faculty are scholar-practitioners who bring real-world experiences into the classroom to enrich your educational experience. They are also dedicated to the success of our students - they will encourage, challenge and mentor you through your studies and beyond.
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
JFK University has one of the largest counseling psychology programs in Northern California. The program of study integrates traditional and current theories in the classroom with fieldwork placements. Students in the program have the opportunity to practice their skills at one of the University's three community counseling centers in the greater San Francisco Bay Area - Oakland, Pleasant Hill, and Sunnyvale. This distinctive feature of our programs ensures continuity of curriculum and a high quality of supervision for our students while providing them the opportunity to be of service to the community.
JFK University's counseling psychology program meets the educational requirements for the California Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) license. Our graduates consistently do well on the California MFT licensing exam, placing JFK University near or at the top among universities in terms of first-time pass rate. This, combined with the fieldwork completed as part of the program, makes our graduates among the most sought after by agencies and other employers.
JFK University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and Certificate in Paralegal Studies are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).Read Less
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