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.
Designed for students interested in serving as methodologists and conducting research as counselor educators or supervisors, this specialization introduces the various research methodologies used in the field. Through their coursework, students focus on developing critical competencies in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches used in social science research. Students also have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills by developing qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research plans.