Why this program?

You believe that mental and emotional wellness is the key to a healthy society. You believe that external factors greatly affect a person’s well-being, and you want to learn how to help achieve true and lasting wellness. You want to do more than counsel; you want to advocate and help your clients understand and process the issues they face, while  helping them to develop healthy coping mechanisms. They are a guide on their clients’ journey.  

What can you do with this degree?

Our graduates in this program become a licensed professional counselor and go onto careers where the main focus is counseling and helping clients to live healthy, balanced, and fulfilling lives.

What will this program look like?

Our Masters of Science in Counseling Program is 100% online, three-day on-campus residency. Our curriculum filters through the lens of social and environmental justice; our learning approach is interdisciplinary and student-centered. Integrate global and local social issues into your practice, while you focus on your academic and professional goals. Discover the ways multi-generational and transcultural woundings contribute to mental and emotional concerns. Learn to use power and privilege to give voice to those who have none. Add an area of emphasis: Human Sexuality Counseling; Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling; Social Justice in Counseling; and Somatic Counseling. Pair this degree with post graduate certificates in Adventure-based Counseling, Nature-based Counseling, or Expressive Art Therapy to enhance your learning and future practice.

Admissions Information

Number of Credits

Cost Per Credit

Start Dates
August 22, 2023
January 17, 2023

Fall 2023 Priority Deadline
June 1, 2023

Fall 2023 Final Deadline
July 15, 2023

Application Checklist

  • Completed Application
  • Application Essay
  • Current resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Professional/academic References
  • Admissions interview

Key Program Information

Are you interested in being part of our community?

One thing we all have in common is our passion – passion for helping others, passion for the environment, passion for social justice and a passion for a different kind of learning experience.