Master's Degree in Counseling Program
- General information
- Learning outcomes
- Degree options
- Recommended course work
- Practica and internships
- Supervisor resources
- Master’s program assessment and outcomes
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In your first year, you will complete the counseling practicum. This is a requirement for both the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (COUN 6965/6966/6968) and the School Counseling (COUN 6970) degrees. See description below:
Supervised practica experiences that total a minimum of 100 clock hours must be completed within your first year of the program. The practicum includes the following:
In your second year, you will complete an internship in CMHC counseling (COUN 6986/6987/6989) and internship in School Counseling (COUN 6990) in the Fall and Spring. In addition to items 2 through 5 above, the internship includes 300 clock hours per semester, for a total of 600 hours. You can expect to be on site 20-25 hours per week. Generally, the internship is completed at the same site you complete your first year practicum.
The Milwaukee area provides a variety of sites for both school counseling and clinical mental health counseling students. Students work with the Practicum and Internship Coordinator to identify and apply to sites during the first semester in the program.