Accreditation and Licensure

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    The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Counselor Examination administered by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). For further information on accreditation, contact: CACREP, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone: (703) 535-5990. Website: www.cacrep.org. For further information on NBCC, contact: NBCC 33 Terrace Way Greensboro, NC 27403. Phone: (336) 547-0607. Website: www.nbcc.org

    Licensure

    Professional counselors are licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors. The overall goal of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is to provide academic preparation for graduates to become Licensed Professional Counselors. There are additional postgraduate clinical supervision requirements in order to attain licensure.