College of Education

Graduate Programs

All undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Education at Butler University are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Indiana Division of Professional Standards (DPS).  For information on Butler's graduate programs, please email coegraduateprograms@butler.edu

Master of Science in Education: Educational Administration

The Butler University College of Education has a 36-credit-hour program that leads to a Master of Science in Education and prepares students for obtaining an administrative license.
Learn more about Educational Administration: EPPSP

Master of Science in Education: Effective Teaching and Leadership

Butler University has a long history of serving teachers seeking a Master of Science in Education. Many teachers in the Indianapolis area are graduates of our program and have been a major influence in educational matters both at the local and state levels.
Learn more about Effective Teaching and Leadership

Master of Science in School Counseling

Butler University has been preparing new school counselors for the State of Indiana and for the world for more than four decades. Our graduates can be found locally in the greater Indianapolis area, throughout the Hoosier State, and beyond.
Learn more about School Counseling

 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Certification Program

The Licensed Mental Health Counselor Certification Program (LMHC) is a licensure program designed to meet the needs of school counseling graduates that currently hold a 48 credit hour master's degree. The licensure track is a 12 credit hour program specific for licensure for mental health.   Learn more about this option here.

Alternative Special Education Licensure Program

Learn more about Alternative Special Education Licensure.

 

Graduate Initial Licensure Program

The Graduate Initial Licensure Program (GILP) is a 31 credit hour, non-degree graduate program for secondary (grades 5-12) initial licensure.  Find out more here.

 

Graduate Student Scholarships

The College of Education offers the following scholarship funds to assist with graduate student tuition fees.  For further information please contact Maggie Power at  mpower@butler.edu.

Dr. Daisy Jones Scholarship Fund

These awards are for men or women who are pursuing graduate study in any area of concentration in the College of Education. Awards are based on academic excellence and preference will be given to employees of Pike Township.

Jerry Burris Scholarship

Joseph and Edna Nygaard Scholarship

These awards are for men or women who are pursuing graduate study in the EPPSP Program. Awards are based on exemplification of leadership, community service and professional excellence as well as financial need.

Arthur Frederick Krueger Scholarship Fund

These awards are for men or women who are pursuing graduate study in School Counseling. Awards are based on financial need.

Eva Young Wiles Scholarship Fund

These awards are for women pursuing graduate study in any area of concentration in the College of Education. Awards are based on financial need.

Vivian and Daisy Jones Scholarship

This award is given to one graduate student who is conducting a research project in elementary education. Certification and teaching experience in elementary education are required.