Online Counseling Master’s from Top-Ranked* Northwestern


Earn a CACREP-Accredited MA in Counseling without Relocating. No GRE Required.

  • As few as 18 months to complete
  • Full- and part-time study options
  • Rolling admissions
  • Four start dates per year

The online MA in Counseling Program from The Family Institute at Northwestern University puts you face to face with expert faculty and dedicated aspiring counselors across the country.

Our curriculum prepares you to pursue licensure and employment in settings such as addiction treatment centers, colleges and universities, hospitals, and private practice.

Delivered by top 11–ranked Northwestern*

Classes limited to an average of 12 students

Six full quarters of in-person field experience

Bridge to Counseling Program for career-changers

Optional emphasis in child and adolescent therapy/counseling

Student support, including dedicated field placement

No GRE scores are required for admission.