Master of Science in Education - School and Professional Counseling - School Counseling Licensure (DPI #7054) or SAC Professional Counseling License

Help others on their healing journey towards mental health with a master’s in counseling.


Department of Graduate Education

Help others live their best life

A caring counselor can do tremendous things for individuals or families experiencing difficult times. Our graduate program in school and professional counseling is a top-ranked, award winning program that focuses on healing the mind, body, and spirit.

Quick Facts

Credits 45-60
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Vocational Counselor
  • Counseling Psychologist
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Full- and part-time options available.

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Program Overview

This program allows you to learn from instructors with a wealth of experience in small classes full of students who share your passion for positively impacting the life of youth. This program embraces faith’s role in the counseling process and equips you with both a practical skill set and a deeply rooted sense of respect for those you interact with.

Educator discounts

  • Students at one of our many Preferred Educational Partnership Schools can join a cohort at Concordia in the area of education and get 24% off of their tuition.
  • Educators currently working in a Christian K-12 school may receive a 25-percent tuition discount on any graduate-level education program or course.

Summer Extravaganza

Have any plans this summer? Earn your degree quicker with flexible summer programs. We offer a range of accelerated courses during the summer in Education Administration, Counseling, and Literacy, all leading to WI DPI Licensure. Click here for the summer 2018 schedule!

What to Expect

Upon completion of this program, not only will you earn a master’s degree with the potential for licensure (make arrangements with your state DPI or DOE if you are outside WI), you will emerge with a greater sense of empathy as well as a feeling of empowerment as you continue your professional journey. Graduates will feel confident in their skill sets and fully competent to shape other’s lives in a positive way. Most of all, you’ll experience the excitement of embarking on a fulfilling and rewarding career as a professional counselor.

Graduates of the professional counseling program will:

  1. Integrate evidence based counseling theories, techniques and interventions into professional practice.
  2. Adhere to professional and ethical standards
  3. Actively engage in self-reflection and lifelong learning
  4. Serve clients according to their unique diverse needs
  5. Help clients to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives in mind, body and spirit
Concentrations / Specializations
Graduates who have completed specific coursework are eligible for the SAC-IT (Substance Abuse Counselor – In Training) credential through WI DSPS
Licensure / Certifications
The professional counseling program track is an approved program by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) and leads to a LPC-IT endorsement. The school counseling program track is an approved program by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for endorsement of a #7054 School Counseling license. K4-12 License.

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