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School Counseling

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

M.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
18424 USD/year
18424 USD/year
8932 USD/year
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About

The School Counseling program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater has been designed for graduate students planning to become school counselors.

Overview

Upon completion of the School Counseling program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and the other requirements, including successful completion of the Praxis II exam, students are granted the master's degree and are eligible for endorsement by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the K-12 school counselor license.

School counselors are employed in elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Their major functions include individual and small group counseling, consultation with parents and teachers, and coordination of a wide variety of developmental services and programs. School counselors are expected to provide leadership and direction in the implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program for the school in which they are employed.

Students enrolled in the school counseling emphasis must complete the core courses required of all counselor education students. In addition to these core courses, specialized courses related to perspectives of school counseling, elementary and middle school counseling, and secondary school counseling are required.

Specific Requirements

Students must complete a yearlong (September-May) internship in a school setting.

Students in the school counseling emphasis will need to pass the PRAXIS Exam required by the Wisconsin Department of Instruction. Information about the Praxis II Exam (Professional School Counselor #5421) can be found at www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_dates/. Scroll down to bottom of page and select "Professional School Counselor (5421)" from drop-down list to view upcoming testing dates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Schools and the Role of the School Counselor
  • School Counseling: Consultation, Collaboration, and Intervention
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs
  • College Student Development: Theory, Assessment and Application
  • Advanced Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling
  • Families: Assessment and Treatment of Abusive Behavior

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

A baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution.

At least a 3.00 1overall grade point average in all the graduate work previously completed at UW-Whitewater, with no grades of I or IP pending.

One of the following:

  • At least a 2.75 overall grade point average in the undergraduate degree program.
  • At least a 2.90 grade point average in the last half of the undergraduate degree program.
  • A master's degree or higher from an institution regionally accredited at the corresponding graduate level.
  • At least 12 credits of graduate work completed on a regular grade basis at UW-Whitewater.

Any additional requirements set by individual departments or colleges for admission to specific degree programs.

Official Transcript(s).

Submit $56 Graduate Application Fee.

Certification of Finances Form.

Evidence of English proficiency.

Passport Copy.

One letter of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9212 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    18424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9212 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    8932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4466 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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