ANU Programs & Majors

Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Description of the Program

Counseling Psychology Program will enhance students’ understanding of human behavior, ability to administer psychological assessment, facilitate behavior change and increase awareness of issues that will affect relationships.

Objectives of the Program

Counseling Psychology will equip you with professional counseling expertise and
research competence as well as empower you to become a people’s helper

Units Offered

  • Professional Counseling
  • Theories of Counseling Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Personal Development: I
  • Practice of Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Personal Development II & Personal Therapy I
  • E-Therapy
  • Communication Skills for Counselors
  • Personality Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Supervision in Counseling Practice I & Personal Therapy II
  • Group Therapy
  • Research Methods in Counseling Psychology
  • Voluntary Counseling and Testing
  • Counseling for Medical Conditions
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Counseling Practicum I
  • Trauma and Trauma Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Therapeutic Psychology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Neuropsychology/Psychopharmacology
  • Human Sexuality
  • Stress Management and Counseling
  • Career Guidance and Counseling
  • Integration of Psychology, Christian (Biblical) & African Wo

Admission Requirements

Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE and C in Maths, Or

2 principals & a Subsidiary (A’level), Or
Minimum GPA of 2.3 from Diploma, Or
Credit pass at Diploma level
NB: Exemptions awarded to applicants with a minimum GPA of 2.7.


School of Humanities and Social Sciences


ANU Online , Face to Face


4 Academic years


ANU Main Campus


January, September