Mar 30, 2023  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Counseling, M.S., Concentration in Mental Health Counseling

The UW Master of Science degree in Counseling program offers concentrations in school counseling and mental health counseling that will prepare you to help people across the lifespan. Ours is a broad-based program that prepares you to become certified as a school counselor or provides you with the training needed to become aa provisionally licensed mental health counselor.

The UW counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is offered on campus in Laramie, or as an intensive weekend program for working professionals at UW Casper.

The UW Mental Health Counseling Program

Through small classes and clinical experiences, UW’s mental health program prepares you to serve in settings that include community agencies, integrated delivery systems, hospitals, addictions treatment centers and private practice.

About Counseling

In UW’s highly regarded counseling program, you will acquire the theoretical foundation and practical experience necessary to work with a wide-range of clients, from P-12 students to adults, families and couples.

As a counseling graduate student, you will become part of a cohort community with whom you’ll study, learn and grow. You will also work with an award-winning team of faculty, who will guide you toward developing your counseling identity as you progress through your practicum and supervised internship. By the time you graduate, you will be well-prepared to step into a counseling position in any organization.

Quick Facts

Degree Type: Master of Science (M.S.)

Major: Counseling


  • Mental Health Counseling

Resident Tuition: $299/credit hour

Non-resident Tuition: $894/credit hour

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School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design