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Careers in Counseling

Explore careers in counseling and learn how to begin your counseling career

There are many different specialty options for those researching careers in counseling.You will find counselors working with children, mid-career adults and elderly in all walks of life, from all types of cultures, with many different backgrounds.

However, as there are all types of clients for various specialties of counseling, the goal of a counselor remains constant: to help clients gain self-awareness and aid clients in their ability to create a better environment for themselves both emotionally and physically.

Learn more about how you can meet the educational requirements of these careers by contacting psychology schools or counseling schools in your area or online.

In addition, learn more about counseling licensure procedures in your state.

Careers in Counseling

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Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

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With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

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At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org.

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Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

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Study online or on campus with Brenau University.

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Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.

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Pursue your MBA or MSEd online.

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

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Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university that is committed to liberal arts and professional education. U.S.

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