WSU Counselor Education Assistant Professor Dawnette Cigrand participates with faculty and students in a group discussion.

School Counseling

The Master of Science in School Counseling prepares graduates to become school counselors for students in grades Pre-K-12.

Successful completion of this program leads to recommendation for licensure as a school counselor in Minnesota or Wisconsin.

Other states may have additional requirements for licensure. Please check the licensure law in the state(s) you intend to practice.

This program is under review to increase from 49 to 60 credits beginning Fall 2022.

Through classroom and experiential learning opportunities, this master's degree teaches students to develop a comprehensive school counseling program using the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National model.

This program is accredited by CACREP through March 31, 2025.