Consider a Featured Online Counseling Program
|School and Program Information||Online Program?||Entry Requirements||Course Information|
Online MA in Counseling
|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
|check_circle Online||GRE scores are not required for admission.||Weekly live classes taught by distinguished NYU Steinhardt faculty.|
Online Master's with School Counseling Specialization
|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.|
Students interested in obtaining licensure after graduation should contact the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling.
Online Counseling Programs in West Virginia
Another accredited university in West Virginia is Marshall University. Marshall provides the convenience of two college campuses located in Huntington and South Charleston. Although this university does not offer an online degree, they do offer a distance education program.
Students have the option to specialize in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling both on campus or through the new distance education program offered at Marshall. Besides these two specialties, Marshall offers a five-course Graduate Certificate Program in Violence, Loss and Trauma Counseling. Marshall is an accredited university through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
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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West Virginia State Counseling Licensing Boards
West Virginia Counseling Licensure
School Counseling Licensure
Department of Education
Office of Professional Preparation
Building 6, Room 2521900
Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-7010(800) 982-2378
School Counselor [PreK-Adult]