Overall there are 4 universities in West Virginia with counseling programs, which only offer under a dozen different counseling programs. The programs are offered at numerous degree levels, however. Here is the summary of counseling degrees in West Virginia:
- 4 universities with counseling programs in West Virginia
- 5 different CACREP accredited counseling programs
- 2 universities with CACREP accredited programs
Consider reviewing our list of schools with online counseling degrees or the full list of CACREP online accredited programs in counseling for more options for an online counseling degree.
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.|
|University of Denver
Online MA in School Counseling
Designed to adhere to CACREP standards
|check_circle Online||No GRE required.||Learn from doctoral-level faculty in live classes and gain experience through mock counseling and in-field training.|
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.|
Online CACREP Accredited programs | Online MPCAC Accredited programs
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).
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]