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Walden University M.S. in Mental Health Counseling

The M.S. in Mental Health Counseling offered by Walden University is a program that will prepare its students to address and treat behavioral disorders knowledgeably, ethically and with respect for diversity. Confidence, qualifications and critical-thinking skills are gained to enable one to seek licensure and to apply best practices as a change agent in the counseling profession. This program offers online courses focused on practical skills with interactive simulations where students get to apply their learning to real-world situations. It likewise provides for face-to-face residencies which offer personal collaboration with faculty, staff and students in seminars, classes and individual advising sessions. A challenging framework is presented for the practicum and internship as opportunities abound to learn from the world’s leaders in mental health courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence.