Wayne State College
graduate programs in student affairs

Master's Degree in Student Affairs and College Counseling (MSE)

Student Affairs and College Counseling Master's Program

Do you desire to serve at the college level, guiding students in making decisions to take action in their lives? The student affairs and college counseling program at Wayne State College provides a strong base of theory and practical skills that enable our graduates to thoughtfully and respectfully provide assistance to people in need. With a master's in student affairs and college counseling, you may serve as a professional in a technical school, college, or university upon completion of this program of study. These professionals may also facilitate student transitions to professional education and career placement.


Program of Study

Fast Facts

Degrees offered: MSE (Master of Science in Education/Student Affairs and College Counseling)

Hours required: 60

Cost per credit (2023-24 Tuition):
On-campus courses: $240 - $480/credit hour*
Online courses: $392/credit hour

*Costs for on-campus course are based on student residency

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Delivery Method: Course content is delivered in person, synchronous online, and/or asynchronous online. You will take your courses through the low-residency model. This means that associated residency courses meet two weekends per fall and spring semester alongside synchronous online and asynchronous online learning methods. These in-person intensive weekends typically have a schedule of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays with an 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. session Sundays. Location of the residency is the WSC campus in Wayne, Neb.

School: Education and Behavioral Sciences

Department: Counseling

Accreditation: CACREP standards are followed in this program although this program does not hold CACREP accreditation.


Questions? Contact:

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

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

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No. 1 in Nebraska;
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Completely Affordable

The graduate program in student affairs and college counseling at Wayne State College is among the lowest priced in the nation. 

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