Walden University

Master of Science (M.S.) in Mental Health Counseling - General

Walden Universities Master's of Science in Mental Health Counseling degree program equips students with the academic knowledge and skills needed to treat patient's behavioral disorders in an effective manner while respecting diversities and giving ethically correct treatment. Foundational courses in the MS in Mental Health Counseling program complement core courses. To achieve this degree, students must have a licensing plan, professional development plan, field experience and a thesis. Mental health counselors acquire the knowledge necessary to help others through mental disorders and issues. Courses in the program include treating adults and children, methods of treatment, mental disorders, and human relations.  

Some of the topics covered in the mental-health counseling program include individual appraisal, laboratory sciences, organization and developmental counseling, practice counseling, group counseling, and more.

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Degree Category: Health & Medicine > Counseling > Masters
Degree Subject: Counseling Degree
Degree Level: Master's