Colorado Christian University
Online Master's Degree in Counseling

Online Master's Degree in Counseling

Counseling Master's Degree, M.A.

The Master's in Counseling online degree program offered through CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies is available in an online format. This unique training opportunity invites you to participate in the counseling master's program from your own community,

To accommodate all online Master's in Counseling students, CCU provides a curated curriculum that consists of 60 credit hours, of which the majority can be taken online — wherever you have Internet access. As an online student, you will be required to attend an intensive residential training at CCU's main campus in Lakewood, Colorado. See the online M.A. in Counseling curriculum for more details.

CACREP accreditation

CCU’s Master of Arts in Counseling program is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Programs accredited by CACREP are reviewed against professionally approved standards, resulting in a streamlined licensure application process.

    • 60 credit hours
    • CACREP accredited
    • Online classes are typically completed in 7-week or 14-week blocks. Online students are required to attend three separate 5-day residential trainings at CCU's Lakewood Campus. These residencies occur at various points throughout a student's program progression.
    • Coursework can be completed in 2 1/2 years of intensive study
    • Students can transfer up to 12 graduate-level credit hours
    • Graduates are academically prepared to take the National Counselor Exam

Apply Now

  • Ready to get started? Take the first step by applying to CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies, and start investing in your future.

  • CCU Online

    The College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers adult students the opportunity to earn their degree online from anywhere in the world.

  • CCU Colorado

    Adult students living in Colorado can take courses at any one of our six center locations throughout the Colorado region.