Graduate Certificate in Identity and Leadership Development for Counselors
Ball State University

Program Details

Online graduate counseling programs can benefit those working with youth such as counselors, educators, probation officers, and students pursuing degrees in counseling, education, or social work. The emphasis of this online counseling degree is on motivating and engaging adolescent students academically and helping them make career-development decisions.

Graduates can expect to lead their organization in developing a vision for teen success, meet the needs of students from various cultural backgrounds, advocate for their own counseling program, or partner with the community and its resources.

Course topics include:

  • College and career readiness
  • Educational leadership
  • Counseling the culturally diverse
  • Counseling ethics
  • School law


  • GRE
  • 2.75 GPA
  • CV or Resume 
  • Two references
  • Official transcripts
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Intent
  • A bachelor degree is required

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission