Students at commencement


Counseling and School Psychology

Counseling and School Psychology

The Counseling and School Psychology Department prepares individuals to support learning and social development in academic environments. We offer two unique graduate programs that lead to careers as school counselors or school psychologists. With an experienced faculty, diverse student-body, customizable graduation plans, and convenient, evening hours, our department has trained practitioners in the latest knowledge and techniques since 1968.

The Counseling and School Psychology Advantage  

  • Each of our programs is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The School Psychology program is accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists. The Counseling Program is CACREP accredited.
  • Attend classes at the Wyman Education Building in the UWRF main campus. Campus is only a 20 to 30 minute drive from downtown St. Paul, Minn.
  • Class sizes are small, giving students the opportunity to connect and engage with faculty and staff.
  • 96% of counseling graduates were employed as school counselors within 9 months of graduation since spring of 2017.
  • 100% of school psychology interns have found employment since 2002.


News and Events

  • The Counseling and School Psychology programs are meeting in-person for courses. You can find out more about UWRF's response to COVID-19 here: or please contact Dr. Caroline Baker, Department Chair, with questions: 
  • Interested in School Counseling or School Psychology?
    Come visit us during our in-person Open House (masks required)
    • When? Look for a spring date soon!
    • Where? Walker D. Wyman Education Building. Park in the surrounding neighborhoods for free or in metered lots on campus. Here's a campus map:
    • What? A time to meet current faculty and students to learn more about our programs.
    • How? You can join the open house at any time during this 90 minutes and stay as long as you find helpful. Please wear a mask as it is required in UWRF buildings.
  • Online open houses may also occur for each program. You can find specific scheduling information on each program's website.


Contact Us

Caroline Baker
Counseling Program Director
224 Wyman Education Building

Scott Woitaszewski
School Psychology Program Director
227 Wyman Education Building