North Carolina Central University

Master of Arts in Career Counseling

North Carolina Central University offers a Career Counseling program intended to guide students into succeeding to provide services in a variety of sectors. This program is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is an endorsed member of the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP). This program is the only CACREP online career program in the nation and one of ten CACREP accredited programs in the United States.

This program is entirely online, except for attendance for two residencies. It aims to prepare students to work as career development professionals with people of all ages in numerous settings includings K-12 schools, colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations, and private companies. Three residencies are required as part of the study. The first residency is completed online via videoconferencing software. The second and third residencies are on-campus.


Program Information

School Name: North Carolina Central University

Program Name: Master of Arts in Career Counseling

Instruction Methods: Synchronous and asynchronous

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Phone Number: (877) 678-0006

Program Requirements:

  • 48 program hours
  • Complete two, on-campus residencies for 2-3 days at a time

Admission Requirements:

  • Completion of online application with application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Minimum GPA: 2.7
  • GPA
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • GRE test scores

Application Deadlines

  • Online students typically begin during the summer session in mid-May. There are currently two application deadlines: January 15 (priority) and April 15 (regular)

Last Updated: January 13, 2020

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