Art Therapy

Marywood’s Art Therapy program is an Approved Educational Program of the American Art Therapy Association. The program is housed in the Art Department and utilizes an “art-based” approach to graduate level art therapy education. The course of study combines art therapy theory and technique, psychology, clinical practicum and supervision, and personal artistic involvement to provide the learner with a thorough and rich educational experience.

The mission of the Graduate Art Therapy program at Marywood is to prepare students to enter the job market as competent art therapists, become registered as art therapists by the American Art Therapy Association, pass the national Art Therapy Certification Examination, and gain clinical expertise in the delivery of art therapy services to a wide range of patient/client populations. Graduates who pass the ATCB Board Certification exam are eligible for the State of Pennsylvania, License for Professional Counselors (LPC).

Credit Hours: 60
Degree: MA
Program Website
College: Insalaco College of Creative & Performing Arts
Department Website: Art Department


National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

American Art Therapy Association

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Admissions

866-279-9663, ext 6002