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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master's Degree (MSE)

Mental Health Counseling Master's Program

Counselors help people make decisions and take action in their lives. The clinical mental health counseling master's degree program will prepare you to earn your license to provide counseling services in public or private counseling agencies or in a private practice. You'll learn to collaborate with others for the benefit of self, school, community, and the profession through counseling, social justice, and advocacy.

Program of Study
 

Scholarships Available Through HRSA Grant
Through our $1.1 million HRSA behavioral health workforce grant, funding is available for clinical mental health graduate students. Contact Dr. Alison Boughn at [email protected] for more details.
 

Counseling Licensure
The clinical mental health counseling program at Wayne State College is designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Nebraska. Getting licensed often requires several hours of coursework and internships. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Nebraska, please check that state's licensing board to determine their licensing requirements. Authorization may be required from them prior to beginning a clinical or field experience in that state.
Learn more about state authorization

 

 

Fast Facts

Degrees offered: MSE


Credit hours: 60


Delivery Method: Some courses are face-to-face, synchronous online, and/or asynchronous online. You also have the option of taking your courses through the Residency Cohort, a cohort that meets two weekends per semester alongside synchronous online and asynchronous online learning methods. These weekends typically have a schedule of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays with an 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. session on Sundays. Location of the Residency Cohort is typically hosted in either Wayne or South Sioux City, Neb.


School: Education and Behavioral Sciences


Department: Counseling


Accreditation: The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

 

Counseling Outcomes Report

 

Questions? Contact:

School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Benthack Hall, Room 111
Phone: 402-375-7389

Recognized for Excellence

Wayne State's master's in counseling programs are nationally ranked and recognized for incredible value, successful graduates, and innovative learning.

Best Master's in Counseling Degree in Nebraska

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 5 in the Midwest

Top Affordable Master's Degree in Counseling in Nebraska, 2020-21

Best Counseling Degrees

Completely Affordable

The mental health counseling master's program at Wayne State College is among the lowest priced in the nation. 

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