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Chi Sigma Iota

Chi Sigma Iota members smiling for the camera

Chi Sigma Iota, Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International, was created in 1985 for individuals who were working towards developing their identity as a professional counselor. This honor society was founded in order to promote academic success, professional excellence, and identity within:

Graduate students in counseling

  • Counselor education and supervision programs
  • Counselor educators
  • Professional counselors.

Chi Sigma Iota is an organization of like-minded individuals; committed to research, service, supporting human dignity, and fostering wellness for a healthier society.

The Tarleton State University chapter, Theta Sigma Upsilon affords students the opportunity to get to know your professional peers and to support the professional counselor community. Most Theta Sigma Upsilon activities are open to all students in the Department of Counseling; however, to join Chi Sigma Iota, you must:

  • Complete at least one full-time semester at a CACREP or CORE accredited program1
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or better
  • Receive a letter of invitation to membership indicating that you meet the high standards of Chi Sigma Iota.

If you are interested in joining or participating in Chi Sigma Iota events; please contact the Theta Sigma Upsilon chapter faculty advisor:

Dr. Melissa Gaa

Visit the Official Chi Sigma Iota Website.

1Tarleton State University’s Department of Counseling must obtain accreditation within 5 years to maintain an active Chi Sigma Iota chapter.