Graduate/Professional Program Overview

Master of Mental Health Counseling


Becoming a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Indiana

Graduates of the Indiana University Master of Arts (M.A.) in Mental Health Counseling degree at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC) must satisfy post-degree professional experience requirements.

For LMHC licensure, the State of Indiana requires 3,000 counseling contact hours and 200 hours of face-to-face supervision by a licensed counselor or other licensed and approved supervisor.

For current Indiana requirements, applicants should contact the Indiana State Health Professions Bureau. Those who seek licensure in other states should contact those state boards for requirements.