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Counseling and Student Personnel

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science
  • Credits: 50
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • College Student Affairs, Credits: 48
  • Professional School Counseling K-12, Credits: 48
  • Mental Health Counseling, Credits: 39

About this Program

In our society, the need for professional counselors in schools, colleges, and social agencies is increasing. The professional counselor is a product of an intensive graduate program which specifically prepares students to take their places in this expanding occupation. The staff of this nationally accredited program is dedicated to offering three challenging specialization areas. The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the American Counseling Association and the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation (COPA), has conferred national accreditation to the following program areas in the Department of Counseling and Student Personnel: Professional School Counseling, and Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors

  • Median wage: $24.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: