GCU offers one of the only bachelor's degree programs that can prepare you to pursue licensure upon graduation. In addition, GCU's master's programs may give you the academic requirements needed if you are seeking licensure. Licensing requirements vary by state.

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The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and its predecessor have accredited GCU continually since 1968. To be accredited, the HLC’s examiners and trained peers visit GCU’s campus, analyze and accept the university’s operations and academic outcomes as meeting HLC’s core competencies.


Begin your education with GCU's Bachelor of Science in Counseling. From there, GCU offers several different master's degrees that will build upon your degree. With master's programs from addiction counseling, to Christian counseling, professional counseling and more - you're bound to find your purpose.

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Grand Canyon University's counseling degrees prepare you to counsel a variety of clients from diverse backgrounds. Designed to ensure you are academically prepared to meet the requirements for licensure, our online counseling degree programs from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences help you prepare to become a counselor.

As a counselor, you will work with clients who are impacted by psychological, social, behavioral and emotional issues. Choose from a variety of online counseling degree programs at GCU, from our Bachelor of Science in counseling to our MS in counseling degrees, including the Christian focused counseling degree and online addiction counseling degree.

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