Master of Arts in Counseling / School Counseling
Wake Forest University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Counseling is tailored to professionals who want to advance careers in school counseling and mental health professions. The School Counseling track focuses on topics in research and theoretical approaches, human development, policy and advocacy. Students will also have the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in crisis management and best counseling practices.


  • Requires two Thursday night through Sunday residencies
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Personal statement
  • Resume / CV
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • College GPA, GRE scores and related experience considered
  • Criminal background check
  • Interview
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international applicants

Special Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges