Masters in Clinical Counseling
& Psychotherapy

ICSW’s psychodynamic perspective and strong clinical emphasis distinguish us among master’s and doctoral programs. Our educational approach unites theoretical training, real-world experience, and ongoing mentorship to prepare our students to practice at an advanced level.

As the nation’s first and only accredited, independent institution to offer a doctoral program in clinical social work, we make distinct contributions to this vibrant and rewarding field. Whether pursuing a master’s or PhD, our students graduate prepared to become leaders in clinical counseling and psychotherapy.


Field Placement
For All Students

Students complete 1050 hours of field with with top mental health agencies and social service organizations in Chicago’s dynamic, urban environment.

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Our Campus

Discover our downtown
campus & inspiring city.

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Meet Us

Join us at one of our unique open houses where you’ll get an intimate look into what makes ICSW special through the eyes of our renowned faculty.


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