School Counseling, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #401 (ARWU) , WY,
School counselors achieve professional knowledge, skills, and leadership practices necessary to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of all P-12 students. Applicants need not be certified or experienced teachers


With the belief that we support all children, we focus on equity, social justice, and advocacy for systemic change. Upon graduation, not only are students eligible to be certified as a K-12 professional school counselor but also provisionally licensed as a mental health counselor in Wyoming.

At the completion of the Master's degree in Counseling students will demonstrate the following learner outcomes:

  • Professional Competence & Academic Preparation for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC): Students will demonstrate academic preparation by developing and completing an approved program of study that meets the standards set forth by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

  • Democratic Perspectives: Students will demonstrate development as a culturally competent, creative, skilled & ethical counselor.

  • Professional Identity: Students will develop a professional identity as a professional counselor including theareas of advocacy, leadership, social justice, and promoting caring communities.

  • Academic & Professional Goals: Students will demonstrate a clear vision of their professional and academic goals

  • Programme Structure


    • Pre-Practicum in Counseling
    • Practicum in Counseling
    • Counseling Children and Adolescents
    • Play Therapy 3
    • Multicultural Counseling
    • Advanced Practice in Group and Family Counseling
    • Diagnosis, Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology
    • Counseling Theories
    • School Counseling Strategies and Techniques
    • School Counseling II
    • Supervised Internship

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Credits
      61 alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:


      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

      Book IELTS
    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 3

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    Application checklist for International students

    • Online Application (a non-refundable application fee of U.S. $50.00 is required) 
    • Provide Certified and Attested Copy of Transcripts:The school must send official transcripts (mark sheets, transcripts, exam results, certificates, diploma, etc.).  All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation.
    •  Provide Proof of English Proficiency (required for all non-native English speakers)
    •  Provide Proof of Financial Support:Official bank statement
    • Copy of Passport (Passport copy can be submitted via a scanned e-mail to
    •  If you are currently studying at a U.S. Institution, please provide your school’s immigration coordinator with the following details for transfer:
    • Students Coming with Family- Please fill out the Family Information Form

    Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      27000 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
    • National Applies to you

      9036 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 4518 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • Tuition fee per 9 credits, per semester


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