Find an online program that looks beyond test scores.
Not every master’s program requires GRE scores for admission. Some counseling schools take a holistic approach to admissions, considering your full breadth of academic and professional experience, with no need for GRE scores.
These online programs do not require the GRE:
Earn Northwestern’s CACREP-Approved Degree
Earn a CACREP-accredited master’s in counseling online from top-9 ranked1 Northwestern University.
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- CACREP Accredited
- Earn your MA in Counseling from Northwestern in as few as 18 months
- Accelerated full-time, traditional, or part-time tracks available
MPCAC-Accredited Online MA at NYU. GRE Not Req.
Aspiring mental health counselors are prepared to pursue licensure with NYU Steinhardt’s MPCAC-accredited online counseling master’s. Students can earn their degree in as few as 21 mos. GRE not req.
- Prepare to become a mental health counselor
- Accredited by the MPCAC
- As few as 21 months to complete
- GRE not required
USC Master's in School Counseling online — No GRE
The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education offers a Master of Education in School Counseling online for aspiring K-12 school counselors. The program can be completed in less than two years and there is no GRE requirement.
- No GRE required
- Prepares you for school counseling credential
- Bachelor’s degree required
Master’s in School Counseling Online from the University of Denver
Advocate for P-12 students and become an agent of change in your community. With no GRE required, earn your Master in School Counseling online in as few as 24 months from the University of Denver. Gain valuable skills through a CACREP accredited curriculum centered on social justice.
- No GRE required
- Live, online classes
- Complete in as few as 24 months