Professional members must hold a Master's degree or higher in counseling or a substantial equivalent.
Members in retirement shall have all of the privileges of Professional membership.
A Student Member must be engaged in a planned program of counselor education designed to result in a Masters degree or higher in Counseling. Once the student receives their degree in counseling, he or she must become a Professional Member. Student Members shall have all of the privileges of Professional membership.
Individuals interested in counseling and are not eligible for any other membership may become Affiliate Members.
Corporations or business interested in supporting the goals of SDSCA may become Allied Members.