Fulfill your personal and professional goals in a flexible learning environment where you’ll enhance your capacity to act as a social change agent.

As a student in the School of Counseling, you have the opportunity to focus on your interests in culturally and contextually relevant specializations and learn in the scholar-practitioner model, integrating research with your professional expertise. You can benefit from opportunities for interdisciplinary study and research collaboration, and use established methods of scientific inquiry and evidence-based practice for the greater good.

Walden is one of the only schools that offer a CACREP-accredited M.S. degree in Mental Health Counseling online.

Vision

The School of Counseling envisions a future where students and faculty join together as scholars-practitioners to apply their acquired and generated knowledge to solve critical social problems in such a way as to promote positive social change in a global community.

Mission

The School of Counseling is dedicated to preparing adult learners as scholar-practitioners and agents who promote positive social change in the human services professions. Students are mentored by a global faculty community of doctoral level scholars with a breadth of personal and professional experience. Graduates will be equipped with knowledge of contextually and culturally relevant applications and action-oriented research skills that enhance their abilities to excel in unique practice environments.

Learn More About the School of Counseling

Learn more about our online degree programs for counseling professionals. Request information or call 1-866-492-5336 in the United States or see a list of international phone numbers.