Why Study Counseling at Walden?
Learn From Experts
Walden faculty members are scholars, researchers, and distinguished leaders in their industries.
Exceptional Student Support
Our support services are what sets us apart, designed specifically for the adult online learner.
Our online degree programs give you the cutting-edge skills needed to excel in today’s workplace.
Walden University’s MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; and MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CACREP accreditation is a requirement for licensure in some states. The MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited as a mental health counseling program under the 2001 standards. Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accreditation attests to the quality of our programs, which help you gain the skills and credibility to maximize your impact on your profession.
The MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling programs are designed to prepare graduates to qualify to sit for licensing exams and to meet the academic licensure requirements of many state counseling boards. Walden enrollment advisors can provide guidance on licensure issues, however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state licensure requirements. Walden makes no representations or guarantees that completion of Walden coursework or programs will permit an individual to obtain state licensure.