Career Options - M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

The M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling program can help prepare you for a variety of career options. Depending on the state in which you intend to practice, you may be eligible to pursue the appropriate credentials and licensure, including the licensed marriage and family therapist or licensed professional counselor with a specialization in marriage, couple, and family counseling.*

You may prepare for a career in a broad range of professional settings, including:

  • Inpatient facilities
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Community mental health centers
  • Business and consulting companies
  • Schools and Head Start centers
  • Social service agencies
  • Universities and research centers
  • Courts and prisons
  • Private practice
  • Marriage and family clinics
  • Community churches and other places of worship and communal gathering

*Licensing regulations vary from state to state. Walden University cannot guarantee professional licensure. See Note on Licensure.

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