A new program providing aspiring school counselors with a leading counseling education.
Complete in 3 years
Financial Aid Eligible
Only one course required for graduate aid
Launching Fall 2021
Viterbo's Master of Science in School Counseling prepares school counselors who provide academic, career, social, and emotional support for K-12 students. This 60-credit hour program is direct entry and designed to meet state requirements for licensure as school counselors in Wisconsin. Classes are offered on Thursday and Friday evenings, as well as Saturdays. Length of program is approximately three years, depending on semester credit load. Program curriculum focuses on professional identity, social and cultural diversity, human growth and development, as well as evidence-based counseling, prevention, and intervention skills.
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Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (MSMHC)
MSMHC Statewide Awards
Congratulations to faculty members Debra Murray and Bill Bakalars, and MSMHC graduate student Tara Allert on their recent awards at the Wisconsin Counseling Association. Debra Murray, Outstanding Counselor Educator Award. Bill Bakalars, Professional Counselor of the Year. Tara Allert, First Place Research Poster "Youth Mental Health First Aid: Supporting Early Intervention for Students."
Laquita Becker-Zareck ’13
Chi Sigma Iota – Delta Lambda Chapter National Honor Society
Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) is the international honor society of professional counseling and for professional counselors. The Delta Lambda Chapter at Viterbo University was established in 2017 and has over 40 active members. The chapter focuses on promoting excellence in the profession of counseling with the hope of getting members more involved in professional development, community engagement, wellness, and more.
MSMHC Presents at American Counseling Association Conference
Debra Murray, Stephanie Thorson-Oleson (not pictured), and Adam Frei (MSMHC graduate) presented a poster "Examining Resilience, Emotional Intelligence, and Connectedness to Nature" at the American Counselog Association Conference, Atlanta, Ga.