The MSE programs are designed to meet certification standards; however, standards might vary. Students are encouraged to work with an advisor to accommodate any changes.
Core courses, 24 cr.
COUN 610 Introduction to School Counseling, 3 cr.
COUN 612 Lifespan Human Development, 3 cr.
COUN 615 Social and Cultural Foundation of Counseling, 3 cr.
COUN 620 Career Counseling, 3 cr.
COUN 720 Techniques in Appraisal, 3 cr.
COUN 732 Group Counseling, 3 cr.
COUN 753 Counseling Theory and Skills, 3 cr.
COUN 770 K-12 Curriculum for School Counselors, 3 cr.
Required classes, 15 cr.
TED 750 Advanced Educational Psychology, 3 cr.
TED 760 Methods in Research
or SPSY 795 Directed Research - Data Analysis, 3 cr.
COUN 771 Practicum: Elementary School Counseling, 3 cr.
COUN 772 Practicum: Middle School Counseling, 3 cr.
COUN 773 Practicum: High School Counseling, 3 cr.
Before finalizing practicum plans, the student must pass a written examination based upon the content of all of the core course.
Directed elective courses, 6 cr.
To be selected in consultation with an advisor
Students will also present a portfolio indicating knowledge and application of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Standards for Professional School Counselors. Completion of the practicum and of the master's program is dependent upon approval of the portfolio by the program faculty and the practicum supervisors in the field.