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Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate

The Master of Arts in Counseling degree consists of a minimum of sixty (60) semester hours of course work designed to prepare professionals to counsel in a variety of settings. Students are required to enroll in one of two cognate areas: school counseling or addiction counseling. Courses promote the acquisition of the knowledge and skill development in the eight core areas listed in the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The School Counseling cognate and the Addiction Counseling cognate are both CACREP accredited. A limited number of students are admitted each year and placement is competitive.

The Addiction Counseling cognate prepares professionals to work with individuals and families affected by substance abuse and other addictive behaviors in education, prevention and intervention settings. This cognate area focuses on assessment, treatment, and relapse prevention as well as models of prevention and intervention for addiction. Graduates of the Addiction Counseling cognate may choose to work in private practice or in a variety of community agencies offering counseling services for substance abuse.

Below is state specific licensure information for the Addiction Counseling cognate.

Addiction Counseling Cognate State Disclosures

Alabama

Alabama Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Alabama upon meeting the following additional requirements including  a state appropriate exam (NCE). The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Alabama’s Board of Examiners in Counseling website or contact them at 334-420-7229 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Alaska

Alaska Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Alaska upon meeting the following additional requirements including a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE) and 3,000 post-degree hours completed within two years. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Alaska’s Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing website or contact them at (907) 465-8444 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Arizona

Arizona Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Arizona upon meeting the following additional requirements including state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE) and 3,200 supervised hours completed within two years. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Arizona’s Board of Behavioral Health Examiners website or contact them at 602-542-1882 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Arkansas

Arkansas Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Arkansas upon meeting the following additional requirements including state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE), completion of 3,000 supervised hours (post-degree work hours may be substituted when transferring into state), and completion of state mandated course in Family and Therapy. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Arkansas’ Board of Examiners for Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy website or contact them at 501-683-5800 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

California

California Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of California upon meeting the following additional requirements including state appropriate exam (NCMHCE and California Law and Ethics), completion of 3,000 supervised hours, completion of state mandated courses in Human Sexuality, (California) Law & Ethics, and (California) Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit California’s Board of Behavioral Sciences website or contact them at (916) 574-7830 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Colorado

Colorado Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Colorado upon meeting the following additional requirements including a state appropriate exam (NCE), and completion of 2,000 post-degree experience hours with a minimum 100 hours of supervision with board-approved supervisor. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies website or contact them at 303-894-7800 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Connecticut

Connecticut Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Connecticut. The Masters in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Connecticut’s Department of Public Health website or contact them at (860) 509-7603 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Delaware

Delaware Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Delaware upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE), completion of 1,600 supervised hours, and completion of 30 post-masters credit hours (or 3,200 supervised hours). The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Delaware’s Division of Professional Regulation website or contact them at (302) 744-4500 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

District of Columbia

District of Columbia Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the District of Columbia upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE), and completion of 3,500 supervised hours post-degree. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit the District of Columbia’s DC Health website or contact them at (202) 442-5955 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Florida

Florida Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Florida. The Master of Arts in Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Florida’s Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling website or contact them at (850) 488-0595 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Georgia

Georgia Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Georgia upon meeting the following additional requirements: first obtaining a Provisional/Temporary Licensure, which requires 1,000 in-program supervised hours and additional coursework in human sexuality and counseling in community settings. Additional requirements for Standard licensure includes completion of a state appropriate exam and 2 years post-program supervised work experience hours.. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Georgia’s Secretary of State website or contact them at (404) 424-9966. for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Hawaii

Hawaii Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Hawaii upon meeting the following additional requirements including a state appropriate exam (NCE), and completion of 3,000 post-graduation supervised work hours. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Hawaii’s Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs website or contact them at 808-586-3000 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Idaho

Idaho Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Idaho upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE), and 200 additional supervised hours. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Idaho’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses website or contact them at 208-334-3233 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Illilnois

Illinois Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of  Illinois upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCMHCE). The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Illinois’ Professional Counselor website for additional information. 

Illinois’ Professional Counselor Board contact: 1 (888) 473-4858

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Indiana

Indiana Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Indiana. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Indiana’s Professional Licensing Agency website or contact them at (317) 234-2054 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Iowa

Iowa Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Iowa. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Iowa’s Department of Public Health website or contact them at (515) 281-7689 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Kansas

Kansas Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Kansas. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Kansas’ Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board website or contact them at 785-296-3240 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Kentucky

Kentucky Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Kentucky. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Kentucky’s Department of Professional Licensing website or contact them at 502-564-3296 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Louisiana

Louisiana Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Louisiana upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHE) for a Provisional/Temporary Licensure. Exam and 2,000 post-program supervised hours are required for Full/Permanent licensure. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Louisiana’s State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors website or contact them at 225-295-8444  for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Maine

Maine Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Maine upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of state appropriate exam (NCE), and a supervision plan in place for Conditional/temporary licensure. Exam and 2,000 post-program supervised hours is required for Full/Permanent licensure. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Maine’s Professional and Financial Regulation website or contact them at (207) 624-8623 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Maryland

Maryland Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Maryland upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE and Maryland Law Assessment), and completion of 3,000 supervised hours. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Maryland Department of Health website or contact them at (410) 767-6500 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Massachusetts. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Massachusetts’ State website or contact them at (781) 774-6627 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Michigan

Michigan Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Michigan. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Michigan’s Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website or contact them at 517-335-1980 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Minnesota

Minnesota Licensure Information

 It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Minnesota. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Minnesota’s Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy website or contact them at (651) 201 – 2756 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Mississippi

Mississippi Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Mississippi. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Mississippi’s Licensed Professional Counselor website or contact them at 601 359-1010 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Missouri

Missouri Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Missouri. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Missouri’s Professional Registration website or contact them at 573-751-0293 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Montana

Montana Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of  Montana upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE), and completion of 3,000 supervised hours (minimum 1,500 occurring post masters). The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Montana’s Department of Labor and Industry website or contact them at (406) 444-6880 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Nebraska

Nebraska Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Nebraska. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services website or contact them at (402) 471-2117 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Nevada

Nevada Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Nevada. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Nevada’s Board of Examiners website or contact them at (702) 486-7388 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of New Hampshire. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review New Hampshire’s Office of Professional Licensure and Certification website or contact them at (603) 271-2152 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New Jersey

New Jersey Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of New Jersey. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs website or contact them at (973) 504-6582 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New Mexico

New Mexico Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of New Mexico. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review New Mexico’s Boards and Commissions website or contact them at (505)476-4500 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New York

New York Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of New York upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCMHCE), and completion of 3,000 post-degree supervised hours.. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit New York’s Office of Professions website or contact them at 518-474-3817, Press 1 then ext. 300 (voice) for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

North Carolina

North Carolina Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of North Carolina. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review North Carolina’s Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors website or contact them at (844) 622-3572 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state/territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

North Dakota

North Dakota Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of North Dakota. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review North Dakota’s Board of Counselor Examiners website or contact them at 701-667-5969 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Ohio

Ohio Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Ohio. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Ohio’s Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board website or contact them at (614) 466-0912 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Oklahoma. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Oklahoma’s State Board of Behavioral Health website or contact them at (405) 522-3696 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Oregon

Oregon Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Oregon upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE, Oregon State Law and Rules Exam), and completion of 2,400 post-degree supervised hours. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Oregon’s Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists website or contact them at (503) 378-5499 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Pennsylvania. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Pennsylvania’s Department of State website or contact them at (717) 783-1389 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Rhode Island. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Rhode Island’s Department of Health website or contact them at 401-222-5960 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

South Carolina

South Carolina Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of South Carolina. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review South Carolina’s Labor Licensing Regulation website or contact them at (803) 896-4658 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

South Dakota

South Dakota Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of South Dakota. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review South Dakota’s Board of Examiners for Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists website or contact them at 605-224-1721 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Tennessee

Tennessee Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Tennessee. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Tennessee’s Department of Health website or contact them at (615)741-5735 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Texas

Texas Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of  Texas upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE and Texas Jurisprudence Exam), and completion of 3,000 post-degree supervised hours.. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Texas’ Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors website or contact them at 512-776-7111 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Utah

Utah Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Utah. Applicants may qualify for the Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor based on individual board review and reciprocity may be available for individuals licensed in another state with 4,000 of supervised experience. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Utah’ s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing website or contact them at (801) 530-6628 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Vermont

Vermont Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Vermont. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Vermont’s Office of Professional Regulation website or contact them at 802-828-1505  for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Virginia

Virginia Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Virginia. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Virginia’s Department of Health Professions website or contact them at (804) 367-4610 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Washington

Washington Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Washington upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE), completion of 3,000 post-degree supervised hours, and completion of state mandated training (HIV/AIDS). The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Washington’s State Department of Health website or contact them at 360-236-4700 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

West Virginia

West Virginia Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of West Virginia. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review West Virginia’s Board of Examiners in Counseling website or contact them at (800) 520-3852 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Wisconsin. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Wisconsin’s Department of Safety and Professional Services website or contact them at (608) 266-2112 for details about professional licensure requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Wyoming

Wyoming Licensure Information

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Wyoming upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE, NCMHCE, CRCC), and completion of 3,000 supervised hours. The MA in Counseling Program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum of 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling. Please visit Wyoming’s Mental Health Professions Licensing Board website or contact them at (307) 777-7788 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of Puerto Rico. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Puerto Rico’s Department of Health website or contact them at 1-(800)-981-0023 for details about professional licensure requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Virgin Islands. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review the Virgin Island’s Department of Health website or contact them at (340) 718-1311 for details about professional licensure requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

American Samoa

American Samoa Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of American Samoa. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review American Samoa’s Department of Health website or contact them at 684-633-4116 for details about professional licensure requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Guam

Guam Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of Guam. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Guam’s Board of Allied Health Examiners website or contact them at (671) 735-7404 thru 7411 for details about professional licensure requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Marshall Islands. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review the Marshall Island’s government website or contact them at (692) 625 36 78/79 for details about professional licensure requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Federated States of Micronesia. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please visit The Federated States of Micronesia’s Government Home Page or call them at (691) 320-2228 for additional information about obtaining licensure within the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Northern Mariana Islands

Northern Mariana Islands Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review the Northern Mariana Island’s Board of Professional Licensing website or contact them at (670) 664-4809 for details about professional licensure requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Palau

Palau Licensure Information

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, Addiction Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of Palau. The Master of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship in a clinical setting, which includes behavioral health and addiction counseling.  Please review Palau’s Bureau of Health Administration and Support Services website or contact them at 680-488-2552/2553/4046/8048/8663/2813 for details about professional licensure requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.