Master of Science UW at Casper Program Admission

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure their application (for the correct term) is complete by the date listed (including reference letters). Applications not fully completed will not be reviewed.

Application Deadline

Deadline - TBA -This first cohort of UW-Casper counseling program admits every 3 years and will admit the next cohort starting in Fall of 2025. The application portal will open in fall of 2024.

Deadline - TBA -This second cohort of UW-Casper counseling program admits every 3 years and will admit the next cohort starting in Fall of 2026. The application portal will open in fall of 2025.

Admission Requirements

Domestic Students
GPA: 3.0
GRE: no requirement

International Students
TOEFL: 80 minimum online score and 20 minimum score in each subset, OR IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score with 6 minimum in each subset.
GRE: 291 minimum

How to Apply

Step 1: Apply to UW and the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design through the online applicant portal.

  • Access the UW graduate applicant portal. Make sure to indicate you are applying for fall semester.
  • After completing the initial information page, you will receive an email from the system including a link and your temporary username and password.
  • Please complete the contact, academic, residency information, etc.
  • Submit the application fee
  • Submit ALL required documents to the online document portal (see below for details)
  • Agree to admissions terms and submit your application

Step 2: Submit official transcripts from all colleges to:

UW Office of Admissions

Knight Hall 150
Department 3435, 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5160
Toll Free: (800) 342-5996

Note: Please do not wait to have ALL colleges send official transcripts to Admissions. It is University policy that the UW Admissions Office require official transcripts from every college you have attended. This includes your undergraduate transcript, AND all colleges that you have transferred coursework in from. This process can take some time to request, send, receive, and process. 

If you attended UW, you do not have to contact UW Admissions Office to send official transcripts to UW. They will know to "pull' them, when you are admitted. 

Step 3: Personal Interview Day
Applications are reviewed, and faculty members invite the qualified applicants to attend the required interview day, which will take place on TBA.

Required Documents

Please include ALL documents listed below in order for your application to be considered.

  • A letter of intent describing including:
    • The primary reasons for your desire to become a professional counselor
    • Your attributes as well as possible challenges in pursuing a counseling career
    • How your life experiences have prepared you for a career in counseling
    • What kind of student you are and how you manage stress
    • How your personal values and experiences prepare you to meet the ethical obligation of the counseling profession and practice with respect, knowledge and skills related to client diversity and multicultural issues
    • Other factors that you believe may be helpful in evaluating your application
  • A summary of your academic background
  • A current professional resume
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official copies should be sent to UW Admissions)
  • Current recommendation letters addressing leadership skills from three different referees (the portal will send a request to each of them after you enter their email addresses)

We prefer to review complete applications. Please be sure to complete your application!

Contact Us:
Amanda DeDiego
Mental Health Counseling Coordinator
UW at Casper
(307) 268-2056

Paul Maddox
School Counseling Coordinator
UW at Casper
(307) 268-2572



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