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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.

Counseling Licensure
The mental health counseling master's program at Wayne State College will help you on your way to applying for a professional license in Nebraska, Iowa, or another state. Getting licensed often requires several hours of coursework and internships. You'll need to check with each state's individual licensing requirements in order to successfully obtain your license.


Program of Study



Fast Facts

Degrees offered: MSE

Hours required: 60

Delivery Method: Hybrid. Some courses are online, some are face-to-face. You also have the option of taking your 36 counseling foundation courses through the Core Counseling Cohort, a small class that meets five Saturdays per semester.

School: Education and Counseling

Department: Counseling

Accreditation: The Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE), The Council for Accreditaion of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Nebraska Department of Education

Awards: Ranked No. 3 Counseling School in Nebraska (Top Counseling Schools)


Questions? Contact:

Cody Dickson, Department Chair
Email: codicks1@wsc.edu
Phone: 402-375-7428

Recognized for Excellence

Wayne State College is continually recognized for incredible value, successful graduates, and innovative learning.

Recognized for Excellence

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

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

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Completely Affordable

Master's degrees at Wayne State College, whether online or hybrid, are among the lowest priced in the nation. 

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