Ranked 4th among
Midwest Regional Universities.
Ranked 88 out of 736 schools that provide the best value.
Included in "The Best 380 Colleges." Only 15 percent of all four-year colleges receive this distinction each year.
Recognized for quality and regionally accredited
Accredited by the Council for
Accreditation of Counseling &
Related Educational Programs.

WHY EARN AN ONLINE COUNSELING DEGREE?

As a counselor with graduate-level training, you have the unique opportunity to make a profound impact in the lives of others. Whether you want to help guide students through academic challenges, offer support to veterans adjusting to civilian life or counsel individuals battling addiction, earning an online counseling degree from Bradley University can equip you with the high-level knowledge and skills to transform lives and achieve your goals.

Why study Professional
School Counseling?

Student enrollment in U.S. schools is surging — and so is demand for licensed professional school counselors. If you want to help bolster self-confidence and improve academic achievement in school-aged children, then now is an ideal time to earn the graduate-level credentials that can allow you to do so.

Why study Clinical Mental
Health Counseling?

About 42 million American adults endure mental illness in a given year, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. And in today’s era of health care reform, demand for care continues to surpass the number of qualified professionals available to provide it. This is where you can make an immediate and lasting impact. But don’t just take our word for it. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employment of clinical mental health counselors is projected to grow by 29% through 2022. Rise to meet that demand now; earn your graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling online from Bradley University.

WHY CHOOSE BRADLEY FOR YOUR ONLINE COUNSELING DEGREE?

At Bradley University, we understand that traditional, campus-based learning isn’t always an option for busy professionals. That’s why we’ve designed our online counseling program to provide a convenient and supportive way for you to pursue your passion and advance your expertise — on a flexible schedule.

Discover our cutting-edge approach.

The expert clinicians and experienced counselors who teach our counseling program online routinely update course content to ensure you receive more than a top-notch education — you gain the valuable skills you need to help others. But that’s not all that sets us apart. We also teach how counseling directly affects brain function through a groundbreaking approach called neurocounseling. Study with us, and you can learn the innovative neurocounseling techniques and neuroscientific methods of treatment that can help you transform futures — starting with your own.

Benefit from our CACREP-accredited curriculum.

We have designed an online delivery of the equivalent academic curriculum we offer to our campus-based students in compliance with the standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Enjoy our dynamic online learning environment.

As an online student, you can benefit from an innovative learning environment that is highly immersive and extremely collaborative. You’ll join a rich culture of collaboration, support and shared values — one that can challenge you to grow personally and professionally.


With our Online Counseling Degree you can:

  • Complete coursework online.
  • Explore the groundbreaking practice of neurocounseling.
  • Take part in two, one week-long campus-based residencies.
  • Complete practicum and internships locally.
  • Prepare for the National Counselor Exam.
  • Choose your site supervisor (with approval).
  • Graduate with a direct path to licensure.
  • Continue to work while you earn your degree.

Make the next step in your career a focused one; earn an advanced counseling degree online from Bradley University.

Online Master of Arts in Counseling Program