Licensing Requirements

At Ball State, you may obtain a MA in school psychology after the completion of 30 credit hours of approved course work. However, this level of training does not prepare you for certification as a school psychologist in Indiana.

To be eligible to obtain a school psychologist license in the state of Indiana, you must complete a master's, specialist, or doctoral degree in school psychology with a minimum of 60 semester hours from an institution regionally accredited to offer such a degree. In order to be eligible for licensure through Ball State University, students must complete all course requirements (73 semester hours). Because of the number of hours required, most students elect to obtain either an educational specialist (EdS) or doctoral degree (PhD).

For more information about licensing requirements including requirements for states other than Indiana, visit the Office of Teacher Education Services--Licensing Web site.