Completion of the Master of Education—School Counseling Program qualifies the student for the Indiana kindergarten-12 School Counselor Initial Practitioner License.
Admission and retention are based upon appropriateness of educational and career goals, available positions in the program, interpersonal skills and sensitivity, communication ability, and academic potential and performance. Meeting minimum standards alone does not guarantee either admission or retention. Each applicant must satisfy the general criteria for admission to the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and two of the following requirements:
Have an undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 point scale.
Have scores on the General Tests of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
Have a grade point average of 3.25 on at least nine credits of graduate work.
Progress Toward the Degree
Any student seeking to complete the master’s degree program in school counseling must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or above in all graduate work.
Individuals on a second master’s degree who need to satisfy the research component requirement should consult with their advisor in regard to the completion of Counseling 792, Field Research Projects—1 credit.
Courses in the 500 series are open to undergraduates as *400 series. Graduate students are required to do additional work of a research nature. A course taken at the 400 level may not be repeated at the 500 level.