List of Counseling Programs in Alaska

The University of Alaska at Fairbanks offers satellite campuses for nearby towns such as Bethel and Nome. Counseling degree programs currently offered at the accredited University of Alaska at Fairbanks including specializations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.

Master's degrees in school counseling and clinical mental health can provide students the education they need for top job in this field. If you are seeking more information about the licensure process in the State of Alaska, contact the Alaska Board of Professional Counseling Division of Occupational Licensing.

Consider a Featured Online Counseling Program

School and Program Information Online Program? Entry Requirements Course Information
Northwestern University
Online MA in Counseling
CACREP Accredited
check_circle Online GRE Scores Not Required 24 Courses (standard program for those with counseling experience) or 27 courses (bridge program, for those with no counseling experience)
New York University
Online Master of Arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
MPCAC Accredited
check_circle Online GRE scores are not required for admission. Weekly live classes taught by distinguished NYU Steinhardt faculty.
Vanderbilt University
Online Master's with School Counseling Specialization
SACSCOC Accredited
check_circle Online Bachelor's Required Live, online classes every week led by Vanderbilt faculty
University of Southern California
Online Master of Education (ME) in School Counseling
Can be completed in less than 2 years.
check_circle Online No GRE requirement Classes led by USC Rossier faculty who are experts in school counseling, educational leadership and family therapy.

While the University of Alaska at Fairbanks is the only accredited university in the state, they do have several satellite campuses around the state for easier convenience. At this time, the Master's in Counseling degree is not offered online, but the on campus program offers two concentrations.

Counseling Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

Counseling @ Northwestern is a CACREP-accredited online Master of Arts in Counseling Program with accelerated, traditional, and part-time track options. GRE scores are not required, nor is prior counseling experience. You will complete six quarters of supervised clinical field placements, which will prepare you to pursue licensure as a clinical mental health counselor in as few as 18 months.
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Prepare to become a mental health counselor – earn your master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness online from NYU Steinhardt. The program is MPCAC-accredited and prepares students to pursue state licensure. Complete in as few as 21 months. GRE not required.
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Earn your Master of Education with a specialization in school counseling online from Vanderbilt University’s top-ranked Peabody College. Prepare for licensure and develop the critical-thinking and social-emotional skills to effectively manage K–12 school counseling programs.
Learn more at PeabodyOnline.Vanderbilt.edu

The online Master of Education in School Counseling program from the USC Rossier School of Education prepares candidates to pursue school counseling licensure and become school counselors for children in grades K–12. GRE scores are not required to apply.
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The University of Alaska at Fairbanks currently offers students the option of full-time or part-time, and day or night classes. These options are convenient for students who work or have children and need a flexible schedule. The University of Alaska at Fairbanks is accepting applications from students across the globe. Accredited degree programs are great options in the field of counseling, since accreditation is often a requirement of counselors and therapists.

A supervised internship component may also be required of students enrolled in this program as their near the end of their program.

Alaska State Counseling Licensing Boards

Alaska Counseling Licensure

Board of Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
907/465-2551
www.commerce.state.ak.us/occ/ppco.htm
Licensure: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

School Counseling Licensure

Department of Education and Early Development, Teacher Certification
801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
PO Box 110500
Juneau, AK 99811
(907) 465-2831
[email protected]
www.eed.state.ak.us
School Counselor [grade levels vary]

List of Alaska Counseling Programs

Counseling Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

NYU Steinhardt

Online MA in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
MPCAC Accredited

Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College

Online Master’s with School Counseling Specialization
SACSCOC Accredited

University of Southern California

Online Master of Education (ME) in School Counseling
Accredited

St. Joseph's University

Online Behavior Analysis Degrees and Certificates
MSCHE Accredited

NYU Steinhardt

Online MA in Counseling and Guidance
MPCAC Accredited

Maryville University

Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
HLC Accredited

CACREP Accredited Alaska Programs

CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs) is the top accrediting board for counseling programs. Below, you will find a list of all of the CACREP accredited counseling programs in Alaska. Keep scrolling or jump to all programs to see non CACREP accredited counseling programs.

Counseling Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 2 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/12/2018
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2020
University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.Ed. School Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 2 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/12/2018
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2020

All Accredited Schools with Counseling Degrees in Alaska

View all programs in Alaska below, or jump to all Alaska CACREP accredited counseling programs.
Counseling Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Alaska Pacific University
Anchorage AK
  • Bachelors - Counseling Psychology
  • Doctorate - Counseling Psychology
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks AK
CACREP
  • M.Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • M.Ed. School Counseling

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