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Seton Hill University - Office of Graduate and Online Studies

About this program

Returning Peace Corps volunteers who enter one of the graduate Therapy programs at Seton Hill through the Coverdell Fellows Program can earn a master's degree with a 30% discount in tuition cost, while studying with faculty who have worked in their fields of expertise. Art Therapy students take classes in our new, state of the art Arts Center, and can be confident that their professional preparation is guided by standards established by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

  • Year partnership began: 2004
  • Fellowships awarded per year (average): 2

Application requirements

Online application, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, current resume, personal statement. Art Therapy also requires the Proof of Preparatory Coursework form, portfolio of artwork, and writing sample.

Admissions process

Please inform your Program Counselor of your Peace Corps service. He or she will supply the supplemental Peace Corps form.

Degrees awarded

Master of Arts in Art Therapy with a Specialization in Counseling

Benefits and opportunities

In-state Out-of-state
Tuition and fees $55,818 $55,818
Value of fellowship $16,745 $16,745
Net cost $39,073 $39,073

Net cost is equal to tuition/fees minus fellowship value. For some universities, the fellowship value includes non-tuition/fee benefits such as health insurance or housing. See cost savings details for more.

Estimated annual cost of living: $0

Cost savings details

Students receive a 30% discount off of the current tuition rate.

Internship

Depending on the degree the Fellow is pursuing, Fellows will be required to serve a community partner supporting a similar humanitarian service area. Fellows' internship experiences will be individualized, with the location and nature of the internship decided between student, advisor and community partner.

Other opportunities

Jobs for alumni

Just like the benefits of your Seton Hill education, Career and Professional Development services don't end with graduation. As a Seton Hill alumni, the CPDC is here for you if you decide you want to change, advance or enhance your career. Please visit the Career and Professional Development Center for Career Success stories!

Nontraditional options

Option to pursue degree part time while receiving the Coverdell Fellowship

Art Therapy classes are offered in the evenings.

Contact information

Ellen Monnich
Assistant Director

Phone

724.838.4208

Email

[email protected]

Address

1 Seton Hill Drive
Attn: Office of Graduate and Online Studies
Greensburg, PA 15601