Outstanding Reputation - Rigorous Coursework and Small Cohort Size  Flexible Curriculum - Choose from Five Unique Concentrations

Our Program

UW-Stout's Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a graduate program which prepares students for competent and ethical service in the mental health counseling profession. 

Our program is nationally accredited with a stellar reputation and offers:

  • Training and experience in assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and trauma counseling
  • Thorough preparation to conduct individual, family, and group counseling
  • State-of-the-art counseling facilities
  • Required 150-hour practicum
  • Required 600-hour internship
  • A rigorous curriculum taught by award-winning faculty
  • Excellent employment prospects

Admission is competitive, with an acceptance rate of less than half.


Students may use a portion of their elective credits to develop an area of specialized expertise. The program may be completed without a concentration, or in one of the following formal concentrations:

  • Career Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gerontological Counseling
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counseling

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  John Klem
  Program Director

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