List of Counseling Degrees in Missouri

If you are new to searching Master of Counseling programs in your state, you might be thrilled to learn that there are numerous colleges in different cities currently seeking new students for their programs.

The University of Central Missouri and Missouri State University are just a couple of the colleges that offer Master of Counseling programs in this state, both consisting of incredible programs for you to consider for your education.

Depending on where you currently reside and your availability for in-person or online programming, you might find multiple options to consider for enrollment.

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.

Online Master of Counseling Degrees in Missouri

Technology has contributed to the evolution of higher education in Missouri and all over the world. In this day and age, students can enjoy the benefits of higher education from the comforts of their own home.

Counseling programs online can allow you access courses via the internet, communicate with other learners and instructors at any time of day, and learn at your own pace. If you are the type of student that may require this type of learning, Missouri colleges and universities may be the way for you to proceed.

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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Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

One of the most important aspects of online Master of Counseling programs for you to seriously consider is their accreditation. There may be many online programs that offer you a counseling degree without the proper accreditation, so it is important to choose online programs accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

If you visit the CACREP website, you can view a list of currently accredited online Master of Counseling programs which can prove to be beneficial during your search.

State Counseling Licensing Boards

Counseling Licensure

Committee for Professional Counselors
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573/751-0018
[email protected]
http://pr.mo.gov/counselors.asp
Licensure: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC)

School Counseling Licensure

Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Educator Certification

205 Jefferson Street
PO Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-0051
[email protected]
http://dese.mo.gov
School Counselor [K-8] [7-12]

List of Programs

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 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 . Keep scrolling or jump to all programs to see non CACREP accredited counseling programs.

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Missouri State University
M.S. in School Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/9/2015
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2023
Missouri State University
M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/9/2015
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2023
University of Missouri St. Louis
M.Ed. in School Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 2 Year
  • CACREP Start: 3/1/2001
  • CACREP Expire: 10/31/2018
University of Missouri St. Louis
M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/11/2014
  • CACREP Expire: 10/31/2024
Webster University
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/14/2016
  • CACREP Expire: 3/31/2024
Southeast Missouri State University
M.A. in School Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 7/1/2005
  • CACREP Expire: 10/31/2021
Southeast Missouri State University
M.A. in Career Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/11/2014
  • CACREP Expire: 10/31/2021
Southeast Missouri State University
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/11/2014
  • CACREP Expire: 10/31/2021
University of Central Missouri
M.A. in School Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 7/17/2010
  • CACREP Expire: 10/31/2018
University of Central Missouri
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CACREP Accredited
  • CACREP Status: 8 Year
  • CACREP Start: 1/14/2016
  • CACREP Expire: 10/31/2018

All Accredited Schools with Counseling Degrees in

View all programs in below, or jump to all CACREP accredited counseling programs.
Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
City Vision College
Kansas City MO
  • Bachelors - Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling
Missouri State University
MO
CACREP
  • M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • M.S. in School Counseling
Missouri Valley College
Marshall MO
  • Bachelors - Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis MO
  • Doctorate - Marriage and Family Therapy
Southeast Missouri State University
MO
CACREP
  • M.A. in Career Counseling
  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • M.A. in School Counseling
University of Central Missouri
MO
CACREP
  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • M.A. in School Counseling
University of Missouri St. Louis
MO
CACREP
  • M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • M.Ed. in School Counseling
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia MO
  • Doctorate - School Counseling
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City MO
  • Doctorate - Counseling Psychology
Webster University
MO
CACREP
  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Still Looking for a Counseling Degree?

Here are some of the most popular online counseling programs. On each page you will find a detailed writeup of the program, specific courses, and schools that offer that program that are currently accepting applicants.