From its inception, Mount Mary College has been a women's college. Male students are welcome to enroll in our post-baccalaureate certificate and graduate programs.
The Master of Science in Art Therapy is open to any student with
an undergraduate degree in art, art education or other related
field. A grade point average of a least 3.0 is required of all
applicants for admission. See more details on prerequisite coursework.
Application deadlines for the Art Therapy Program are October 31 (for early admission) and February 28 (for open admission). Apply online.
Full and Part-Time Study
Full-time students may complete the art therapy program within
two academic years. Students may choose to participate in part-time
study, however, the program must be completed within seven years
from the beginning of course work that meets a program requirement.
Special Student Status
Coursework in the graduate art therapy program is suited for students
who are pursuing a profession in art therapy, as well as, mental
health, counseling, education and related fields. Outside registrants
typically desire art therapy coursework that they can integrate
into counseling and teaching practice.
All 500 level courses and some 700 level courses are open to special
students such as these. Special students may take a maximum of six
credits and a maximum of six credits may be counted toward the degree.
Courses cannot be audited.