Graduate Students

Classroom interaction with Beth Greenberg and students. Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling

The 60-credit Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling degree curriculum offers several enrollment options. Students can complete the program in 2 years (full-time) or 3 years (part-time). Through the B.A. to M.A. Program option, qualified Becker College undergraduate students can begin taking courses in the master’s program as early as the summer before their senior year. Upon successful completion of all B.A. to M.A. requirements, these students are awarded unconditional acceptance into the graduate program, and will require only 1 1/2 years to complete the Master of Arts degree curriculum.

Students are expected to begin the program during the summer of their first year. A cohort model is followed, with each class of students beginning the program together and taking the majority of courses in sequence together. Summer terms are offered in two 7-week sessions. Fall and Spring terms follow a traditional 15-week semester.

Students initially complete entry level courses that emphasize the foundations of counseling theory and basic counseling skill development. Beginning in the spring term of the first year, students select a track within the program in which to focus their coursework and training: Community Mental Health or School Consultation. Students also continue to enroll in courses that are required for all students, regardless of their track.


Becker Game DesignMaster of Fine Arts in Interactive Media

This rigorous 60-credit program is intended to prepare students for careers in the highly competitive and ever-changing field of game design. A Masters in Fine Art is a terminal degree in this field. The cornerstone of the MFA program at Becker College is Advanced Game Studio work, in which the student, under the direction of experienced mentors, completes an original interactive media project based on their own personal skill sets and vision. The MFA program may be completed in two years for students who hold a relevant BS/BA degree. Students enrolled in Becker College’s Game+ program will obtain both their BA and MFA in five years.

Courses will begin in the fall of 2018 with limited enrollment.

 


For questions regarding graduate admissions, please contact the School of Graduate & Professional Studies at 508.373.9500 or gps@becker.edu.

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Fendell helping preserve memories of moon landing

Published on: July 18, 2019

Becker College graduate Edward I. Fendell was in the NASA Mission Control Center, handling mission communications, when Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” on the surface of the moon.  Fifty years later, Fendell has been instrumental in making that experience real and tangible for generations to come. “It’s […]

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Becker graduates selected for StartUp Worcester

Published on: July 15, 2019

Becker College alumni Cody Lavallee and Avyay Chaganty, and their business ACCL Marketing, have been selected to take part in StartUp Worcester. “It’s a great opportunity,” Lavallee said. “It’s really going to help us to build a foundation for our business.” “It was the easiest decision we’ve ever made,” Chaganty added. ”It will give us […]

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Grant-funded game to help fight drug addiction

Published on: July 11, 2019

Becker College recently received a boost in its efforts to design games that can help battle addiction. The College’s School of Design and Technology has been presented with a grant from the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office to fund the creation of a youth-focused drug prevention game. “We’re excited to see this app the Becker […]

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