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School Counselor—Professional License

Graduate Licensure

Students who have completed a master's degree in school counseling or who have completed the Standard License—School Counseling under the Post-Master's, Non-Degree License Program may be admitted to the Professional License—School Counselor Program.

Subsequent to receiving the Standard (initial) License, the student must complete five years of experience as a school counselor in accredited schools and 18 credit hours of course work as approved by the advisor. Courses are to be completed from four of the following areas: evaluation and accountability; consultation; advanced practicum; statistics; research and accountability; supervision of counseling programs; strategies for developing and expanding human potential; program management; and family counseling. No more than six credit hours may be taken in any one category.


The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

In addition, the Educator Preparation Program at Indiana State University is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs.

Further Information

Department of Communication Disorders and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology
Indiana State University
812-237-2729 (FAX)

Last updated: July 1, 2014

The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.