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Master of Science in Counseling & Student Affairs

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  • Practicum & Internships

    CNSA students complete a 150-hour practicum and 750-hour internship experience in their respective coursework. The following are expectations for practicum and internship:

    Practicum

    A)  Practicum consists of one semester (usually Spring) of approximately 10 hours per week in a counseling setting.

    B)   Practicum is taken for 3 semester credits.  Practicum consists of a minimum of 150 clock hours (some sites require more hours than the CNSA requirements). A minimum of 40 of the 150 hours must be direct service with clients (individual counseling, group counseling, consultation, psychoeducation).

    Internship

    A)   Internship consists of 2 semesters (usually Fall and Spring) of approximately 25 hours per week in a counseling setting (some internship sites may require more than 25 hours per week).

    B)   Internship is usually taken for 3 semester credits in the Fall and 3 semester credits in the Spring. Internship consists of a minimum of 750 clock hours (some sites require more hours than the CNSA requirements). Out of these 750 hours you must have a minimum of 240 hours of direct service with clients (individual counseling, group counseling, consultation, psychoeducation).

     

    Current/Previous Student Placements

     

    School Counseling Practicum & Internship Sites

    School Districts (Elementary, Middle, and/or High Schools)

    Breckenridge School District (ND)

    Circle of Nations Wahpeton Indian School (ND)

    Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (DGF) (MN)

    East Grand Forks (EGF) Sacred Heart (MN)

    Fairmount Public School (ND)

    Frazee-Vergos Schools (MN)

    Henning Public Schools (ND)

    Hillcrest Lutheran Academy (Fergus Falls, MN)

    Hope-Page Public Schools (ND)

    Wahpeton Public Schools (ND)

    Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Schools (MN)

    West Fargo Public School District (ND)

     

    Elementary Schools

    Aurora Elementary School (West Fargo, ND)

    Bennett Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Centennial Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Eastwood Elementary School (West Fargo, ND)

    Ellen Hopkins Elementary School (Moorhead, MN)

    Freedom Elementary School (West Fargo, MN)

    Holy Spirit Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Horace Mann Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Jefferson Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    L.E. Berger Elementary School (West Fargo, ND)

    Lewis and Clark Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Lincoln Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Clayton A. Lodoen Kindergarten Center (West Fargo, ND)

    Longfellow Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Madison Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Miller Elementary School (Bismarck, ND)

    Nativity Elementary School (Fargo, ND)

    Northdridge Elementary School (Bismarck, ND)

    Robert Asp Elementary School (Moorhead, MN)

    Rossman Elementary School (Detroit Lakes, MN)

    S.G. Reinertsen Elementary School (Moorhead, MN)

    South Elementary School (West Fargo, ND)

    West Central Elementary School (Elbow Lake, MN)

    West Side Elementary School (West Fargo, ND)

     

    Middle Schools

    Agassiz Middle School (Fargo, ND)

    Ben Franklin Middle Schooln (Fargo, ND)

    Carl Ben Eielson (CBE) Middle School (Fargo, ND)

    Cheney Middle School (West Fargo, ND)

    Detroit Lakes Middle School (MN)

    Discovery Middle School (Fargo, ND)

    Horizon Middle School (Moorhead, MN)

    Liberty Middle School (West Fargo, ND)

    Mandan Middle School (ND)

    Robert J.  Elkington Middle School (Grand Rapids, MN)

    Sullivan Middle School (Fargo, ND)

     

    High Schools

    Century High School (Bismarck, ND)

    Davies High School (Fargo, ND)

    Detroit Lakes High School (MN)

    East Grand Forks (EGF) High School (ND)

    Fargo North High School (ND)

    Fargo South High School (ND)

    Grand Rapids High School (MN)

    Lake Park Audubon High School (MN)

    Lisbon High School (ND)

    Moorhead Senior High (MN)

    Pelican Rapids High School (MN)

    Red River High School (Grand Forks, ND)

    Shanley High School (Fargo, ND)

    Sheyenne High School (West Fargo, ND)

    Woodrow Wilson High School (Fargo, ND)

    College Counseling Practicum & Internship Sites

    Concordia College Counseling Center (Moorhead, MN)

    Minnesota State Community and Technical College Moorhead Counseling Center (M State)

    Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) Community Outreach Center

    Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) Counseling Center

    North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) Counseling Center (Wahpeton, ND & Fargo, ND)

    North Dakota State University (NDSU) Counseling Center (Fargo, ND)

    University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) Counseling Center

    University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) Counseling Center

    Northland Community and Technical College Counseling Center (East Grand Forks, MN)

     

    Student Affairs Practicum & Internship Sites

    Alexandria Community and Technical College (MN)

    Concordia College (Moorhead, MN)

    Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) (MN)

                Academic Support Center

                Career Development Center

                First Year Programs

                Housing and Residential Life

    North Dakota State University (NDSU) (Fargo, ND)


    Community/Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practicum & Internship Sites

    Hospice of the Red River Valley (Fargo, ND)

    CorVel Corporation (Fargo, ND)

    Catholic Charities (Fargo, ND)

    Prairie St. Johns (Fargo, ND)

    Rape and Abuse Crisis Center (Fargo, ND)

    Southeast Human Service Center (Fargo, ND)

    Share House Wellness Center (Fargo, ND)

    SOLUTIONS Behavioral Healthcare Professionals (Moorhead, MN)

    The Village Family Service Center (Moorhead, MN & Fargo, ND)

    North Dakota State University (NDSU) Counseling Center (Fargo, ND)

    Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) Community Outreach Center

    Concordia College Counseling Center (Moorhead, MN)