Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University offers the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution. Wake Forest educational mission is to build not only in intellect, but also character. They carry on this mission by educating the whole person through mind, body and spirit and by helping students find their place in the world following graduation.
The Wake Forest University motto is Pro Humanitate, which means to serve humanity.Convenient Online Learning
Wake Forest University’s online programs are designed for busy working professionals. There convenient online programs offer all the amenities of a traditional on campus program. The curriculum is delivered in a simple format to help you balance your personal and professional life.Ranking
Wake Forest is continuously recognized for its outstanding academic environment and challenging liberal arts curriculum. U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 Annual Guide to America’s Best Colleges ranks Wake Forest #27 among the nation’s Best National Universities. U.S. News & World Report also ranks Wake Forest as one of the “best-value” national universities for offering high-quality education at a reasonable cost.
World Class Faculty
The faculty at Wake Forest University is some of the most recognized scholars and professional leaders in their industries. Their academic instructional model is a combination of teacher, scholar and mentor all while bringing creativity and provocation to both research and the classroom. The faculty has an innate passion to positively influence society and lead purpose-filled lives. This passion is what makes the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences a desirable place to pursue advanced studies in counseling and human services.
Serving Humanity Through the Pursuit of Knowledge
Master of Arts in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health
Wake Forest University's Master of Arts in Counseling – Clinical Mental Health online program is dedicated to training highly skilled counselors, who are committed to serving the needs of their communities. Whether they are working in mental health, substance abuse and addictions, career counseling or other counseling specialties, students excel as community leaders, advocates and practitioners who model compassionate service to humanity and promote prevention, early intervention and wellness.
Clinical Mental Health Counselor Licensing: The Wake Forest counseling program prepares students for careers as mental health counselors. As a CACREP-accredited program, the program of study through the Department of Counseling meets the licensure requirements for most states. However, certain states may have other requirements, for example four states do not accept online degree programs for licensure. Therefore, it is the student’s responsibility to check with their state licensing boards to determine what requirements are necessary and to plan for meeting those requirements, if any.
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling
Wake Forest University's Master of Arts in Counseling – School Counseling online program is dedicated to training highly skilled counselors, who are committed to serving the needs of children and their families. Working in K-12 schools, students excel as community leaders, advocates and practitioners who model compassionate service and promote prevention, early intervention and wellness of children around the world.
School Counseling Certification/License: The Wake Forest counseling program prepares students for careers as school counselors. As a NCATE-accredited program, the program of study through the Department of Counseling meets the licensure requirements for most states. However, in some states, school counselors are required to also have a teaching credential and/or teaching experience. Students are responsible for verifying licensure requirements for their individual state.