This degree prepares students for careers as school counselors in public and private elementary, middle school and secondary settings. With the exception of a few courses and practicum experiences this program may be accessed in an online format. The students will be expected to be on campus for some of the program.
Students must successfully complete the Counseling Interview prior to completing their first semester of the Counseling Program. The Counseling Interview is an individual student interview with the Counseling faculty. Only Counseling students accepted by the Counseling faculty following the Counseling Interview will be invited to attend the Counseling Orientation. The Counseling Interview is conducted in Chadron, Nebraska, while the Counseling Orientation is offered each semester in both North Platte and Chadron, Nebraska. Graduate Counseling students must attend both meetings (Counseling Interview and Counseling Orientation) to continue to be a degree seeking student.