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Student Stories

Graduates of the Masters of Arts in Applied Child and Adolescent Psychology program have the opportunity to follow a variety of career paths. Read what two of our alumni have to say about the program and how it prepared them for the field.

For information about licensure, career outlook and salary, see the Careers Page.

Samantha LeeSamantha Lee

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate, Private Practice in Association with Seattle Psychology

"I think a lot of students who are looking into this program should know that even though you’re going into a classroom, writing papers and taking tests, you will get a ton of real clinical experience."

Read Samantha's story



Sarah MurphySarah Murphy

Director of College Counseling and Student Support, the Downtown School

"There’s good faculty, good colleagues, it’s right here in Seattle and you end up as part of a network that then supports you on your job track afterwards. For what I was looking for, it worked."

Read Sarah's story