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 offering a CACREP-accredited MS degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, a CACREP-accredited PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, and a CACREP-accredited MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling.

Vision

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

Mission

The School of Counseling prepares competent and confident master’s level professional counselors and doctoral level counselor educators and supervisors to address current counseling and educational needs of diverse and multicultural populations across environments and to provide prevention and intervention strategies for maintaining current and future mental health and wellness. Faculty and administrators are committed to preparing adult learners as scholar-practitioners, advocates, and leaders who promote positive social change worldwide on both the individual and systemic level. Students are mentored in a technologically advanced milieu by a global faculty community of doctoral level scholars with a breadth of personal and professional experiences and expertise. Graduates will be equipped with knowledge of contextually and culturally relevant applications and skills that enhance their abilities to ethically practice in a myriad of settings.

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.