2020 Best Online Master's in Counseling Degree Programs

The 15 schools on this list offer the top online Master's Degrees in Counseling, based on median salary one year after graduation. The school with the highest median starting salary for this degree is Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, at $46,600. The lowest median debt for the best 15 schools is $20,500, at New Mexico Highlands University. Starting median salaries for graduates from the top schools range from $31,400-$46,600.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Online Master's Program Highlights

Learn more about the top five colleges for an online Master's in Counseling degree. You can also read student reviews of each school by clicking on the stars. Although student reviews were not used as a ranking factor in this list, we provide ratings and reviews so students can consider the experience of alumni in their decision-making process.