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.
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.
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- 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
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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.
Submit $56 Graduate Application Fee.
Certification of Finances Form.
Evidence of English proficiency.
One letter of recommendation.
International18424 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9212 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
National18424 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9212 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
In-State8932 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4466 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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