Program at a Glance

The Counseling Program prepares graduate students to work as professional school counselors in diverse K-12 school settings. Upon graduation, students will have a Master of Science in Education (M.S.E.), which contributes to their professional license qualifications.

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  • Small class sizes, evening class meetings, customizable degree plans.
  • Direct and frequent interaction with faculty members.
  • Located just outside the Twin Cities, we have classes at the main River Falls campus.
  • Diverse graduate student learners from many professional backgrounds.
  • The 2020 CACREP Outcomes Report for our school counseling program shows that 17 students graduated from the program during the 2019-2020 academic year, and, of the students who choose to take the exam, 100% passed the Praxis Exam. Overall, 98.5% of students complete the program within the expected time period. Data from 2019-2020 reveals that of our graduates seeking school counseling employment, 100% obtained positions as school counselors. Over the last 5 years, 93.2% of our graduates have obtained school counseling positions when seeking such positions.
  • To see what students, alumni, and faculty achieved last year, please read the 2019-2020 Accomplishments Magazine.
  • Check out our UWRF Program Prioritization Assessment Report, completed every 3 years.




Professional school counselors are uniquely trained to serve all students in a K-12 setting, designing, delivering, and evaluating comprehensive school counseling programs. Check out more here.

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Program Application Deadlines:
October 1 (Spring Admission)
February 1 (Fall Admission)


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Contact Us

Caroline Baker
Counseling Program Director
224 Wyman Education Building