Counseling (MA)

Do you have a passion for helping people? Counselors are an important resource for people struggling with grief, conflict and other emotional and mental health issues. With a Master of Arts in Counseling from Webster University, you’ll gain the theoretical knowledge and critical skills that will help you improve the lives of individuals and families in a wide range of circumstances.

Our curriculum combines classroom education and hands-on field experience to provide you with the theory and skills you need to work with individuals, couples, families, and children in a variety of mental health settings.

The counseling program will prepare students academically to seek licensure as Professional Counselors or attain certification as school counselors. Our professional graduate degree program is divided into the following areas of emphasis with unique course requirements for each:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Community Counseling
  • Couples, Marriage, Family, and Child
  • Family Life Counseling
  • School Counseling

Request more information to find out why counseling students have chosen Webster for more than 30 years.

*Only the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered on the home campus in Webster Groves, Missouri is CACREP Accredited. We continue to work on bringing this accreditation to other campus locations in the U.S.