Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Development

Tuition (per credit hour) $775
Parking Fee* $75
Technology Fee $50
Graduation Fee $165
Transcript $15

Tuition and fees are due the first day of class each semester. All rates are estimated and subject to change.

*Online only students please contact Student Services to have the parking fee waived.

Auditing Fee: Individuals who complete the application procedure determined by individual graduate programs may choose to audit a graduate course for self-improvement. Tests and class discussion are not required when auditing a graduate course, but the approval of the program director is required. The auditing fee is one-half the regular tuition rate per course and an AU entry is recorded on the transcript. (Auditing fee is $388 per semester hour.)


All discounts are applicable to full-price Undergraduate and Graduate courses only. Courses offered at an already reduced price and doctoral level courses are not eligible for any discount.

Diocesan Discount

A 50% discount is granted to full time employees of the Diocese. Proof of Diocesan employment is required for each semester you apply for this discount. Acceptable documentation verifying employment includes a letter signed by your employer on your organization's letterhead or a copy of a current employment contract. The Diocesan Discount does not apply to MA in Theology coursework, as this is already a discounted rate. 

Graduate Studies Discount for Walsh Alumni

A 25% discount is granted to individuals who received their four-year undergraduate or graduate degree from Walsh University and are enrolling in graduate courses. This discount does not apply to students eligible for and accepting other discounts. This discount also does not apply to the Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Theology, or Executive MBA programs. Restrictions exist for students receiving employer-based tuition reimbursement.

More information on tuition discounts is available in the Student Service Center located in Farrell Hall.


All Programs

The Servant Leadership Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to full-time employees of a Stark County nonprofit organization who are majoring in a leadership-related field.

The James J. and Norma Dreussi Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Awarded from a fund established by Mrs. Norma Dreussi in memory of her husband, James J. Dreussi. Preference will be given to students who are parishioners of St. Anthony’s Church in Canton, Ohio. The scholarship is renewable and students must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. *Applications available at St. Anthony’s Church in Canton, in the Student Service Center and online.

The Mission Service Endowed Scholarship

Preference is given to students at the graduate level in the following order: Brothers of Christian Instruction, priests residing with the Brothers and serving as community chaplains, or religious men and women from other congregations. Students must have the endorsement of their major superior or Bishop.

The Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship

An endowed scholarship established by the Alumni Board of Trustees to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Walsh University. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.

The Alumni Association Board of Trustees Endowed Scholarship

The Alumni Board of Trustees established this endowed scholarship. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher and display financial need. *Applications may be found in the Alumni Office during the spring semester.

Counseling & Human Development

Alumni Scholarship, Reverend Richard J. Mucowski

Eligible students must enrolled in the graduate Counseling program and working toward LPC licensure or be enrolled in the Behavioral Science/Counseling & Human Development B.A./M.A. program.

The Judy Bahen Walsh Endowed Scholarship

Preference given to students in the Counseling & Human Development graduate program who exhibit financial need.

Alice M. Cleary Memorial Scholarship

Students must be enrolled in the graduate Counseling & Human Development program and exhibit financial need. Recipients of the Rev. Mucowski or Sandra Lopez-Baes scholarships are ineligible.

The Dr. Sandra Lopez-Baez Scholarship

Open to Walsh graduate students pursuing a master’s in Counseling & Human Development who have completed 15 CHD graduate credits. Recipients of the Rev. Mucowski scholarship are ineligible.

The Dr. Linda Barclay Scholarship

This one-time scholarship is awarded to a graduate student who has completed one semester in the CHD graduate program, has a minimum 3.50 GPA and exhibits financial need.