The online Master of Arts in Counseling Program from The Family Institute at Northwestern University prepares you to work directly with children and adults as a clinical mental health counselor without attending classes on campus.
No matter how much counseling experience you have, our CACREP-accredited curriculum will prepare you to pursue licensure and make a difference for clients in many professional settings.
Help people in need during 18 consecutive months of supervised training at clinical sites near your community.
Learn key counseling concepts directly from Northwestern faculty who are experienced, active practitioners.
Gain the knowledge and skills to pursue licensure as a mental health counselor.
Build strong relationships with your professors and other aspiring counselors from across the United States.
Full-time and part-time tracks to fit your lifestyle
Bridge to Counseling Program for students new to the field
No GRE scores required for admission