The master’s programs within the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling are designed for students who want to apply their education in real-world settings. Our students and alumni work in counseling centers, agencies, and academic and organizational institutions to provide services for clients. We work on improving the quality of life for those we serve. 

An intensive, supervised internship is required, providing real-life work experience in the application of basic psychotherapeutic procedures and evaluation techniques in an approved and appropriate setting. To supplement your graduate study, you are also encouraged to hold student membership in the American Counseling Association (ACA) , American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) or American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA).

The Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling offers two program options for the MA in counseling and a dual major in Social Psychology and Counseling.

Program Options:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration
  • Rehabilitation Counseling Concentration
  • Dual Major in Social Psychology and Counseling


Information Session:

There will be an information session for the Rehabilitation Counseling program on November 10, 2017 in the Ball State Student Center, Room SC 308 from 12:30-2:00p.m.  If you would like to find out more about this program, please register HERE