Help students thrive by becoming a School Counselor. Graduates of the Master of Science in School Counseling program are educators with a mental health perspective who are trained to counsel K–12 students for social and emotional needs and guide students in academic choices leading to college and career readiness.
Butler’s nationally accredited program:
- Emphasizes a theory-to-practice model of learning. The School Counseling program initially became CACREP (Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) accredited in 1998 and continues to meet national standards including those by the American School Counseling Association. View our CACREP Program Outcomes.
- Recently was named No. 8 of the "Top 25 Most Affordable, Accredited graduate Degree Programs in Counseling and Psychology in the Midwest 2014" by bestcounselingdegrees.net.
- Allows students to seamlessly take extra courses that qualify them for the Indiana Mental Health Counseling license or our College and Career Readiness certificate.
- Graduates are employed in many educational settings, including most school districts in Central Indiana.
About the Program
Our program is a highly focused 48-credit-hour master's-level program. Ready to learn more about our goals, objectives, and why we use the cohort model?
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