Rachel Pretzsch
Rachel Pretzsch
Student Success Specialist


Room:LB 131

Office Hours (Eastern time)

  • Monday: 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

About Rachel

Rachel joined Ball State Online in 2023 after working in the mental health field as a clinician and art therapist. She has over 4 years of working directly with educators, students, and educational institutions. Rachel continues to have a mission to help others reach their goals both educational and personal as she recognizes that they are often interconnected. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, animals, being creative, and gardening.

Professional Experience

Student Success Specialist

Ball State Online, Ball State University

School-Based Clinician

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Clinic

Inpatient Therapist

Brentwood Springs


Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Specialization in Art Therapy 

Lesley University

Bachelor of Science in Pre Art Therapy

University of Evansville

Assigned Programs

  • Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Master's in Special Education
  • Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Certificate in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
  • Certificate in Autism
  • Certificate in Disabilities for Post-Secondary Settings with an Emphasis on Autism
  • Certificate in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • Director of Exceptional Needs License
  • Exceptional Needs: Mild Interventions License
  • Exceptional Needs: Intense Interventions License
  • Exceptional Needs: Deaf and Hard of Hearing License
  • Early Childhood Special Education License