Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling

mental health counseling

Program Mission and Goals

Program Mission

The mission of the Viterbo University Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling graduate program is to prepare professional counselors to provide treatment for individuals experiencing a continuum of mental health issues. The program educates counselors who will integrate the values of contemplation, integrity, hospitality, stewardship, and service into their personal and professional lives.

Program Goals

  • Deliver a high quality counselor education for students.
  • Provide graduates with a counseling curriculum that integrates professional ethical standards of practice and contemporary theories and principles of counseling.
  • Ensure that the program remains consistent with the requirements for the State of Wisconsin Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) credentials.