Students who complete the Master of Art degree in Art Therapy emerge with clinical and research experience in preparation for the national credential ATR—Registration as an Art Therapist. Students are also prepared to test for board certification as art therapists and licensed mental health counselors in the state of Indiana. At Herron School of Art and Design, art-based practice meets science-based evidence. The Art Therapy program's robust relationships with professionals in the field provide internship and practicum assignments for students, giving them deep on-site experience in a variety of settings from prisons to pediatric hospitals. Students actively contribute to the growing availability of comprehensive clinical practice and a body of research.