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 is designed to help you understand the nature and needs of people at all stages of life so you can help each client move forward in their journey. You’ll explore theories of human behavior, personality development, human resilience, wellness, exceptional abilities, addictions, learning processes and more.

Choose from the following areas of emphasis to prepare for your state licensure exam: addiction and substance abuse, community counseling, marriage, family and child counseling, professional mental health counseling and school guidance or counseling. In our Higher Learning Commission-accredited program, you’ll also learn how to follow the ACA Code of Ethics.

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