Skip to Main Content

Apply Now to the University of Wyoming apply now

Master of Science Curriculum Requirements

The master of science degree in counseling is a 61 credit hours program. Full-time students can complete their chosen specialty in a 2-year period if they begin courses during the summer of their initial year and complet between 6-9 credit hours each summer and 9-12 credit hours each spring and fall.

Required Courses (49 Credit Hours)

  • CNSL 5060 Counseling Ethics and Professional Issues (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5110 Group Procedures (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5140 Counseling and Addictions(3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5170 Career Across the Lifespan(3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5175 Human Growth and Development (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5180 Assessment in Counseling (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5200 Couples and Family Theory and Application (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5210 Group Experience (1 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5310 Pre-Practicum in Counseling (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5320 Practicum in Counseling - 100 clock hours, 40 direct client hours (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5330 Counseling Children and Adolescents (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5340 Play Therapy (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5350 Multicultural Counseling (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5630 Trauma Informed Counseling (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5640 Diagnosis, Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5650 Counseling Theories (3 credit hours)
  • EDRE 5530 Introduction to Research (3 credit hours)

Specialization Area Courses (12 Credit Hours)

School Counseling

  • CNSL 5120 School Counseling Strategies and Techniques (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5125 School Counseling II (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5580 Supervised Internship (600 clock hours, 240 direct client hours) (6 credit hours)

Community Mental Health Counseling

  • CNSL 5130 Mental Health Counseling (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5150 Mental Health Counseling II (3 credit hours)
  • CNSL 5580 Supervised Internship - 600 clock hours, 240 direct client hours (3 credit hours)

 

Contact Us

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Privacy Policy | Harassment & Discrimination | Accessibility Accessibility information icon