Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announce its three online graduate counseling programs have been ranked in the top 10 of the nation’s best online counseling schools by both and The recognized programs are Addictions Counseling, School Counseling, and Student Development Counseling and Administration.

GoGrad’s “Top Online Master’s in Counseling” list ranked IWU as ninth, among a total of 33 institutions. Schools were only considered if they were a public or private, non-profit institution, and offered an online degree in a counseling-related subject area. Programs were then ranked based on number of online graduate degrees available in the counseling field, graduate tuition, availability of academic and career counseling services, availability of job placement services, and GoGrad Peer-Based Value. For the complete list of rankings, click here.

Best Choice Schools ranked IWU as tenth on its “20 Best Online Schools for Counseling in 2017” list. The final rankings were awarded based on a point system, which considered percentage of applicants admitted, overall graduation rates, undergraduate tuition/fees and student-to-faculty ratios. For the complete list of rankings, click here.

IWU’s Division of Graduate Counseling offers a Master of Arts degree with a major in counseling with six separate online and onsite specializations:

  • Addictions Counseling
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (residential campus only)
  • Community Counseling (residential campus only)
  • Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy (residential campus only)
  • School Counseling
  • Student Development Counseling and Administration

Students follow an individualized program of study, including required core and clinical experience courses as well as specialization and elective courses. For more information about IWU’s Division of Graduate Counseling, visit click here.