Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Addiction Counseling
Walden University

Program Details

The online Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling explores the latest counseling theories; evidence-based research; and tools for preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental health disorders. 

Addiction is a battle that cannot be fought alone. This specialization can prepare you to address the unique emotional challenges of individuals and families as they find their way to hope and healing. In addition to the various types of addictive behaviors, you’ll study contemporary treatment and intervention models used to promote recovery. You can gain the focused skills and insights to provide addiction counseling services to various clients in schools, businesses, community agencies, and other settings.


Two residencies are required.

  • A masters degree is required

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission