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UW at Casper Counseling Programs

School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy, and Design

Master's Degree in Counseling

The M.S. in Counseling program prepares graduates for counseling professions in a variety of settings, including independent practices, substance abuse treatment centers, hospitals, schools, and many more. Students choose a concentration in Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling. Students learn a variety of counseling theories and are supported to create their own style and theory of counseling.

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Program Details

The master's degree program is structured as a 61-credit hour program over a 3-year cycle with a cohort model. We offer two tracks to select from in the program: mental health counseling and school counseling. A typical semester includes 9 credit hours each fall & spring with 6 credit hours in the summer. See course sequence below for specifics.
Actual counseling sessions with clients begin during the spring of the second year with a practicum course and clinically focused coursework continues through the rest of the program with supervised internships at various field sites. Clinical work is complemented by academic content courses which assist students in developing their own counselor identity and professional role to empower and advocate for their clients as well as be leaders in our global society.

Required course sequence, 3-year plan


We are proud that the University of Wyoming-Casper Master’s in Counseling program is fully CACREP equivalent at this time, submitting a self-study for full accreditation as of summer 2018. CACREP is the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. CACREP Accreditation defines quality assurance for counselor preparation programs.

Prospective Students

GPA: 3.0 GRE: no requirement Application Deadline: Dec. 1, 2018 Apply!


Applications are reviewed, and faculty members invite the qualified applicants to attend the required Interview Day. If you are unable to join us for interview day, you must submit GRE scores. We accept a minimum score of 291.

Information Session: An information session about the M.S. in Counseling program at University of Wyoming-Casper will be offered on September 22, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
The information session will be held on the Casper College campus (125 College Drive, Casper, WY 82601) in the Union/University Building. For participants unable to travel to Casper, we will be offering the option of attending the session via ZoomGo here if you need additional support in navigating how to download or use Zoom.

International Students: Welcome and thank you for your interest in our program! Either a TOEFL score or an IELTS score is acceptable. We require a minimum score of 80 for the online TOEFL exam, with minimum scores of 20 in each subset, and the score must be at least two years current. For the IELTS exam, we require a minimum overall score of 6.5, with minimum scores of 6 in each subset, and the score must be at least two years current.

How to Apply

Tuition and Fees

University of Wyoming at Casper Credit Courses FY 2018 per credit hour Outreach Tuition FY 2018 Outreach Delivery Fee FY 2018
University of Wyoming at Casper Credit Courses Video conference, Audio conference, Hybrid, and On-site Courses
Resident Undergraduate $129.00 $25.00
Resident Graduate $251.00 $25.00
Non-resident Undergraduate $516.00 $25.00
Non-resident Graduate $750.00 $25.00
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Relevant Scholarships

Student Resources

Casper Required Course Sequence, 3-year plan

Casper Master’s Student Handbook

Casper Student Retention & Dismissal Policy

Casper Retention & Dismissal Policy – Student Evaluation Form

Casper Retention & Dismissal Policy – Student Consent Form

Casper Site Supervisor Handbook

Casper Practicum and Internship Site Contract


Questions about this degree?

Angela Reddick
Office Associate
(307) 268-2713

Dr. Amanda DeDiego
Mental Health Counseling Coordinator
(307) 268-2056

Dr. Eric Dafoe
School Counseling Coordinator
(307) 268-2572

Helpful Links:

UW College of Education

UW Admissions

UW Graduate Education

Outreach Credit Programs

International Student Resources



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