Master of Science in Counseling in West Plains

Gohn Hall housing counseling classes on the Missouri State West Plains campus.

An advanced counseling degree is closer than you think.

Receive a solid foundation for a rewarding career as a school counselor when you earn your counseling degree from our nationally accredited CACREP program. You will receive instruction from University faculty and enjoy local practicum and internship opportunities. 

Apply by January 15, 2018 for the fall cohort. Your $35 admission fee will be waived.

  • Take the GRE, if needed, at MSU-West Plains Oct. 26, Nov. 16 and Dec. 14. Register online.

  • Apply for scholarships and financial aid specifically for MSU graduate students.

  • Enjoy flexible course scheduling options: on campus, online, web conference or ITV.

Careers and Outcomes

  • Pursue a career as school counselor with coursework specific to the educational setting.

  • Pass the National Counselor Examination (NCE) and you may be eligible for the National Certified Counselor credential (NCC). You can waive the post-master’s experience and supervision requirements for the NCE credential upon completion of our CACREP accredited tracks.

  • Continue your career path, when you graduate, and become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with extra coursework and a national exam.

Earning Potential

Need Assistance?

Contact Deanna Smith for assistance getting admitted, identifying financial aid and scholarships, and more.

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