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Master's in Counseling (MSE)

Our counseling degree programs will prepare you for careers in the human services, mental health counseling, school counseling, and college counseling.

Master's in Counseling (MSE) - Residency Counseling Cohort

Complete the foundation courses for your master's degree in counseling in only four semesters! Classes meet two weekends per semester. Summer courses are completely online. Weekend residencies are interactive and involve small and large group processes, discussions, and experiential skills-building activities.

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Choose a content area for your master's in counseling:

Master's in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health

A 60-hour program that will prepare you to become a licensed counselor and provide services in a private or public practice. Some classes for this program are available online.

Master's in Counseling - School Counseling

This 60-hour program offers you a pathway to become a school counselor, even if you don't already have a teaching certificate. Some classes for this program are available online.

Master's in Counseling - Student Affairs and College Counseling

This 60-hour program will prepare you to serve as a counselor or advisor in a technical school, college, or university setting. Some classes for this program are available online.

Affordable Counseling Graduate Programs

The counseling graduate programs at Wayne State College are among the lowest priced in the nation. 

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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

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No. 1 in Nebraska; No. 3 in the Plains States Region

Best Value Master's Degree for Counseling, 2022

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