This program is no longer accepting new students. Current students must complete their programs of study in accordance with Walden’s Time-to-Degree Completion policies.
In addition to exploring the history, theories, and approaches behind career counseling, students in this specialization examine the qualities of an effective career counselor. Various modern approaches to counseling and assessment are also studied. Additionally, students can gain insight into academic and career development from elementary school through higher education and develop the skills necessary to guide youths and adults toward successful vocations.