Alaska Counseling Degree Programs

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 Programs 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).
NYU Steinhardt
Online MA in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
MPCAC Accredited Programs MPCAC Accredited
check_circle Online GRE scores are not required for admission. Weekly live classes taught by distinguished NYU Steinhardt faculty.
University of Denver
Online MA in School Counseling
CACREP Accredited Programs Designed to adhere to CACREP standards
check_circle Online GRE Scores Not Required Learn from doctoral-level faculty in live classes and gain experience through mock counseling and in-field training.
Our Lady of the Lake University
Online MA in Counseling
CACREP Accredited Programs Designed to adhere to CACREP standards
check_circle Online No GRE required. Three specializations in Clinical Mental Health, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, or School Counseling.
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.
Vanderbilt University's Peabody College
Online Master's with School Counseling Specialization
SACSCOC Accredited
check_circle Online Bachelor's Required. Live, online classes every week led by Vanderbilt faculty.

Online Master of Counseling Programs in Alaska

Master of Counseling programs in Alaska can provide residents with a method for getting in touch with people in need of general guidance. The field of counseling can be an excellent choice for Alaska residents that are intrigued by the assessment and diagnostic tools available for use in the field, as well as those with a general altruistic frame of mind focused on helping others. The state of Alaska has a few different options for students interested in pursuing a Master of Counseling online.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Online Programs

The University of Alaska at Fairbanks currently has 2 available online degree programs for those interested in being a part of online counseling programs. The 2 specializations available through this university are Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Each of these programs can be a reliable and dense option for students interested in both counseling in a clinical setting, as well as with students in the school system.

The University of Alaska's online Master of Counseling programs have both flexible options for students on the go and the reliability needed to move forward into licensure after graduation. The agency this is responsible for the regular review and approval of counseling degree programs is the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The CACREP has accredited both the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling specializations, making them a great choice for new students that prioritize quality within their educational programs. The CACREP will continue to review these programs as the years progress in order to provide long-term educational options for Alaska residents.

Snapshot: Online CACREP Accredited Programs

Counseling Programs Currently Accepting Applicants
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University of Alaska Fairbanks
Online M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
GRE only required if GPA falls below recommended level
2 internships required throughout the program. 60-63 credit hours required for graduation. Can be completed in 2-3 years.
CACREP Accredited
laptop Online | place Fairbanks
  • CACREP Status: 2 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/12/2018
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2020
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Online M.Ed. in School Counseling
GRE only required if GPA falls below recommended level
48-54 credit hours included in the program. 2 internships required with an additional optional 3rd internship offered. Course work includes additional look into research and development.
CACREP Accredited
laptop Online | place Fairbanks
  • CACREP Status: 2 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/12/2018
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2020
info For detailed degree information, view the guides to:
Online CACREP Accredited programs | Online MPCAC Accredited programs

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.

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.

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 a Master's degree in School Counseling online from the University of Denver. Learn from doctoral-level faculty in live classes and gain experience through mock counseling and in-field training. No GRE required. 
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At Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling, you can learn to help students navigate the emotional terrain of primary or secondary school, empower people of all ages to overcome mental health challenges, or support someone recovering from addiction as they seek to rebuild their lives with the flexible Master of Arts in Counseling from OLLU. There are multiple specializations in School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling.
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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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Counseling Programs Currently Accepting Applicants
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City / Metro Area Average Salary Total Employed Salary Range
Lowest 25% to Highest 90%
location_city Anchorage
$84,710
170
$58,270 to $134,520

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

NYU Steinhardt

Online MA in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
MPCAC Accredited

University of Denver

Online MA in School Counseling
Accredited

University of Southern California

Online Master of Education (ME) in School Counseling
Accredited

NYU Steinhardt

Online MA in Counseling and Guidance
MPCAC Accredited

Vanderbilt University's Peabody College

Online Master's with School Counseling Specialization
SACSCOC Accredited

NYU Steinhardt

Online MA in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
MPCAC Accredited

Regis College

MS in Applied Behavior Analysis
NECHE Accredited

University of West Alabama

Online Counseling and Psychology Degrees
SACSCC Accredited

Campus-Based CACREP Accredited Alaska Counseling Degrees

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 for all programs or view online CACREP accredited counseling programs.

Counseling Programs Currently Accepting Applicants
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University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CACREP Accredited
place Fairbanks
  • CACREP Status: 2 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/12/2018
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2020
University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.Ed. in School Counseling
CACREP Accredited
place Fairbanks
  • 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 Currently Accepting Applicants
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Alaska Pacific University
place Anchorage
  • book Bachelors - Counseling Psychology
  • book Doctorate - Counseling Psychology
University of Alaska Fairbanks
place Fairbanks
CACREP
  • book M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • book M.Ed. in School Counseling
  • book Online M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • book Online M.Ed. in School Counseling
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