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Counseling@Northwestern is the CACREP accredited online Master of Arts in Counseling program from The Family Institute at Northwestern University that prepares you to work directly with children and adults as a clinical mental health counselor.

An Intimate Online & In-Person Experience

Counseling@Northwestern blends live, face-to-face classes, self-paced coursework and clinical field placements at Northwestern-approved sites. Upon completion of the program requirements, you will earn the same degree and receive the same diploma as our on-campus counseling master's students, preparing you to pursue licensure and provide high-quality mental health services to help clients lead healthier, more empowered lives.

Whatever your counseling experience, the curriculum is designed to strengthen your skills as a self-reflective clinical mental health counselor who is able to apply various counseling theories and evidence-based practices to help people in need. View program data.