Professional Counseling Department

The mission of the Webster University graduate professional counseling program is to provide high-quality experiences to students, helping them become expert professional counselors who strive for individual excellence and help enhance the quality of life in local, national, and global societies.  Our diverse faculty strive to create a culturally-inclusive program, providing students with a strong base of knowledge and skills to practice effectively in a variety of careers in the field of mental health and human service, educational institutions, and private practice and government, as well as in business and industrial settings.

The graduate professional counseling program offers several areas of emphasis: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage, Couple, Family, and Child Counseling; and Family Life counseling. Our program is offered at 20 campuses nationwide, as well as internationally in Geneva, Switzerland. (The availability of areas of degree emphasis vary at each location, so please check with your campus of choice.)

The MA in Counseling with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered on the home campus in Webster Groves, Missouri is accredited by The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The MA in Counseling at Webster University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.




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