MSE Blended

School Counseling

Wayne State College

24 months
465 USD/credit 11160 USD/year
465 USD/credit 11160 USD/year
232 USD/credit 5568 USD/year
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School counselors combine their desire to help others with an interest in an educational setting. The master's in School Counseling program from Wayne State College, will prepare you well on the path to become a school counselor.


Endorsement as a school counselor is accomplished through the Department of Education in the state where a school counselor is employed. 

For example, in Nebraska, certification requires the Master of Science in Education (MSE) degree in counseling, a valid Nebraska teaching certificate, and verification of two years of successful teaching experience.


A student without a teaching certificate may also complete any school counseling program and earn the MSE in School Counseling from Wayne State College. Some states, such as Iowa, allow individuals with this degree to serve as school counselors. Some may require a few additional courses. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Prof Counselors/EthicaI Standards of Practice 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • Career Development and Life Planning 
  • Individual and Group Assessment 
  • Develop CSI over the Lifespan 
  • Consultation 
  • Group Counseling 
  • Org/Admin of Counseling Services 
  • Differential Diagnosis & Treatment Planning 
  • Crisis Intervention 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successfully complete a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
    • Complete and submit the online Graduate Application for Admission a
    • Request official transcript(s) for all college coursework 
    • The official transcript(s) must be original, have the official seal of the institution and the degree statement, and must be sent directly to WSC (the transcript(s) must not pass the student’s hands).
    • Three reference forms or letters need to be submitted on your behalf. Eligible references are school administrators and current or previous employers. The recommendations cannot be from peers, people the student is currently supervising or has supervised in  he past.
    • Submit a Statement of Purpose to the Dean of the School of Education and Counseling 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 232 USD per credit during 24 months.

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota or Wisconsin resident (WSC campus): $348

Living costs for Wayne

966 - 1490 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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