Online Counseling Program

While the ease of an online counseling program may be very appealing, there are a number of very important factors that go into choosing an online counseling program vs a bricks and mortar counseling program.

Even two years ago, my reading of the how employers were looking at online programs in terms of evaluating new hires was that there was some skepticism about how an online program could prepare one for employment, and now I believe there is a much greater acceptance of the value of an online counseling program, perhaps because many companies are using online training for their employees, and have experienced the value of that training first hand.

Also, a couple of years ago, I did not see that many if any online programs were accredited.

Accreditation should be something that any potential applicant to an online counseling program should evaluate closely, as are costs for text books, preparation for licensure in your state, and I would want to carefully look at how often I would get face to face contact with peers and professors, and how practicuum and internship issues are handled, which is where you will try out the skills and theories you have been learning about.

What if any particular computer programs will you need for your online program? If you have a dial up connection to the internet, then it will be harder for you to stream lectures.

What are the costs, how will you pay them, can student loans be arranged?

Are there course prerequisites? I know that before I could be accepted to my graduate program, there were some undergraduate prerequisites I had to take.

So perhaps once you are over the fact finding phase of finding your online counseling program, the actual class work will be a breeze. I know it was well worth it for me, and an online counseling program will change your life also.

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