Caldwell University’s combined B.S./M.B.A. and B.S./M.S. in Accounting programs allow students to complete their bachelor’s and master’s in only five years. These innovative programs seek qualified students to overlap programs and begin graduate coursework before completing their bachelor’s degree. These programs give our students the preparation to become leaders in today’s business world.
Qualified psychology majors may take advantage of the opportunity to pursue their M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or Counseling Psychology in an accelerated manner. ABA is one of the most effective treatments for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, and Caldwell University is the leader in training the new autism specialists. The Master’s Degree in Counseling offers three areas of Specialization: Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health /Art Therapy (requires an undergraduate double major – Psychology & Art), and School Counseling. This degree leads to credentialing in the counseling profession and prepares students to work in hospitals, agencies, schools and various other settings. The Mental Health Counseling /Art Therapy Specialization also prepares student’s to become Registered Art Therapists.
Because of the high need for math and science teachers, Caldwell University has developed a five-year program in education that allows students to get a bachelor’s in their content area (math, chemistry, biology, English, social studies, French, Spanish, art, music) as well as their M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction and their teaching certificate at the end of five years. Graduates of this program will develop greater competence in their disciplines, while discovering innovative and effective approaches to teaching and learning.
This program provides a solid academic foundation for ministry, whether as an active volunteer or as a career. The M.A. in Pastoral Ministry combines this academic foundation in fundamental Catholic theology with practical approaches to pastoral care.