3 Reasons to Earn a Counseling Degree from GCU

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A career in counseling can be an incredibly rewarding path that allows you to serve others in your day-to-day work. If you believe that counseling is your calling and you’re looking for the right educational institution to support your career goals, then keep reading to learn why GCU is a great choice to earn a counseling degree:

Earn Your Degree Online

Now more than ever, learners are pursuing their counseling education online. While motivations can vary between individuals, many students choose online learning due to the convenience that it offers and the freedom that it allows. If you’re looking for a convenient way to receive the training and education necessary for your counseling career, then look no further than GCU. Our College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a wide selection of online counseling degrees that can help you achieve your career goals from the convenience of home and around your schedule.

Prepare for Licensure with a Bachelor’s Degree

Set out on your path toward a career in counseling by earning GCU’s Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction Counseling. This program emphasizes substance abuse, chemical dependency and addiction, and can prepare you to provide exceptional care for individuals and families who are affected by drug dependency. GCU also offers one of the only bachelor’s degree programs that can prepare you to pursue licensure upon graduation.

Choose from a Variety of Degrees

For learners who wish to advance both their education and career while maintaining a work-life balance, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers online master’s degrees in addiction counseling, Christian counseling and more. We also offer online master’s degrees in professional counseling that focus on trauma; marriage and family therapy; and childhood and adolescence disorders. With so many paths to choose from, GCU is an excellent option for anyone seeking an online degree to support their counseling career.

Grand Canyon University’s online counseling degree programs can provide you with the educational foundation you need to pursue the counseling career you desire. For more information, visit our website or click the Request More Information button on this page.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Grand Canyon University. Any sources cited were accurate as of the publish date.

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