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Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate

The School Counseling cognate is prepares professionals to work with students ranging from (781) 338-3000kindergarten to high school to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of students.  This cognate area focuses on the design and implementation of comprehensive school guidance and counseling programs that include individual and group counseling, classroom guidance, and consultation within the school setting. Graduates of the School Counseling cognate may choose to work in both private and public school systems at the elementary, middle, and high school level.

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

 

School Counseling Cognate Disclosures by State

Alabama

Alabama Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate  meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Alabama. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Alabama’s State Department of Education website or contact them at (334) 694-4900 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Alabama upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE). The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Alabama’s Board of Examiners in Counseling website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Alaska

Alaska Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for a provisional school counselor certification in the state ofAlaska upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of three semester hours in Alaska studies and three semester hours of multicultural education/cross-cultural communications. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Alaska’s Department of Education and Early Development website or contact them at (907) 465-2800 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Alaska upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE) and 3,000 post-degree hours completed within two years. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Alaska’s Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Arizona

Arizona Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate  meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Arizona. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Arizona’s School Counselors website or contact them at 602-542-5393 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Arizona upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE) and 3,200 supervised hours completed within two years. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Arizona’s Board of Behavioral Health Examiners website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Arkansas

Arkansas Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Arkansas upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of of Praxis II (5421) School Counselor assessment and grade appropriate Praxis PLT assessments. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Arkansas’ Division of Elementary and Secondary Education website or contact them at 501-682-4475 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Arkansas upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Arkansas’ Board of Examiners in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

California

California Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of California upon meeting the following additional requirements including verification of a basic skills proficiency (via either CBEST, CSET, CSU Early Assessment Program or CSU Placement Examinations, or additional board approved methods), and a minimum 150 supervision hours devoted to issues of diversity. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit California’s Department of Education website or contact them at 916-323-1028 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of California upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exams (NCMHCE and California Law and Ethics), completion of 3,000 supervised hours, and completion of state mandated courses in Human Sexuality, (California) Law & Ethics, (California) Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit California’s Board of Behavioral Sciences website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Colorado

Colorado Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Colorado upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate test (PLACE #41 or PRAXIS 5421). The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Colorado’s Department of Education website or contact them at 303-866-6628 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Colorado upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Connecticut

Connecticut Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Connecticut upon meeting the following additional requirements including a teaching credential (Professional Educator Certificate); additional coursework may be required. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Connecticut’s Department of Education website or contact them at 860-713-6969 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards for Professional Counselor Associate in the state of Connecticut. Further requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or NCMHCE) and completion of 3,000 supervised hours are required for a Professional Counseling License. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Connecticut’s Department of Public Health website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Delaware

Delaware Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Delaware upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of Praxis Exam, and a minimum of 700 supervised hours in either elementary or secondary education levels (1,050 if seeking licensure at both education levels). Additional coursework may be required.. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Delaware’s Department of Education website or contact them at 302-857-3388 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Delaware’s Division of Professional Regulation website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

District of Columbia

District of Columbia Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the District of Columbia upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of DC-required school counselor content exam (or comparable exam in another state where an active school counselor license is held). The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit the District of Columbia’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education website or contact them at (202) 741-0888 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit the District of Columbia’s DC Health website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Florida

Florida Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate  meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of  Florida. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Florida’s Department of Education website or contact them at 800-445-6739 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Florida. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Florida’s Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Georgia

Georgia Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Georgia upon meeting the following additional requirements including reciprocity with Idaho Pupil Personnel Certification or valid Georgia Provisional LPC, and completion of GACE content assessment (board may accept exam used to complete state licensure elsewhere). May include additional coursework in identifying and educating exceptional children. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Georgia’s Professional Standards Commission website or contact them at (800) 869-7775 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards for a provisional/temporary licensure in the state of Georgia upon meeting the following additional requirements, including 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Georgia’s Secretary of State website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Hawaii

Hawaii Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor provisional licensure in the state of Hawaii upon meeting the following additional requirements including an active licensure in another state, and completion of professional fitness check. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Hawaii’s State Department of Education website or contact them at 808-784-6200 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure standards in the state of Hawaii upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE), and completion of 3,000 post-graduation supervised work hours. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Hawaii’s Professional and Vocational Licensing Division website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Idaho

Idaho Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate  meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Idaho. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Idaho’s State Department of Education website or contact them (208) 332-6882 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 for entry level licensure. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Idaho’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Illilnois

Illinois Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Illinois upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (School Counselor 181), additional coursework in structure, organization, and operation of the educational system, with an emphasis on P-12 schools, growth and development of children and youth, diversity of Illinois students and the laws and programs that have been signed to meet their unique needs, and effective management of the classroom and learning process. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Illinois’ State Board of Education website or contact them at 866-262-6663 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Illinois’ Professional Counselor webpage for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Indiana

Indiana Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Indiana. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Indiana’s State Board of Education website or contact them at (317) 232-2000 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Indiana. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Indiana’s Professional Licensing Agency website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Iowa

Iowa Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Iowa. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Iowa’s Board of Educational Examiners website or contact them at (515) 725-2146 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Iowa. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Iowa’s Department of Public Health website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Kansas

Kansas Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state/territory of The Masters of Counseling program is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Kansas’ State Department of Education website or contact them at (785) 296-3201 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Kansas. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Kansas’ Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Kentucky

Kentucky Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Kentucky. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Kentucky’s Department of Education website or contact them at (502) 564-3141 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Kentucky. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Kentucky’s State website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Louisiana

Louisiana Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Louisiana upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of the Praxis exam Professional School Counselor #0421 or 5421. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Louisiana’s Teach Louisiana website or contact them at 1-877-453-2721 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets provisional/temporary licensure standards in the state of Louisiana upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam. An exam and 2,000 post-program supervised hours is required for a full/permanent licensure. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Louisiana’s State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Maine

Maine Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Maine upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate examination (Praxis II), and PTL for appropriate age group, program recommendation. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Maine’s Department of Education website or contact them at (207) 624-6600 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets conditional/temporary professional licensure standards in the state of Maine upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE) and a supervision plan in place. An exam and 2,000 post-program supervised hours is required for full/permanent licensure . The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Maine’s Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Maryland

Maryland Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate  meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of  Maryland. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Maryland’s State Department of Education website or contact them at (410) 767-0100 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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), completion of 3,000 supervised hours, and completion of state mandated courses (Foundations or Chemical Dependency). The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Maryland’s Department of Health website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Massachusetts. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Massachusetts’ Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website or contact them at (781) 338-3000 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Massachusetts. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Massachusetts’ state website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Michigan

Michigan Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Michigan. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Michigan’s Department of Education website or contact them at 833-633-5788​ for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Michigan. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Michigan’s Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Minnesota

Minnesota Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Minnesota. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Minnesota’s Professional Educator Licensing Standards Board webpage or contact them at (651) 296-8338 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Minnesota. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Minnesota’s Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Mississippi

Mississippi Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Mississippi. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Mississippi’s Department of Education Guidelines or contact them at (601) 359-3513 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Mississippi. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Mississippi’s State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Missouri

Missouri Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Missouri. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website or contact them at 573-751-0051 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Missouri. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Missouri’s Division of Professional Registration website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Montana

Montana Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Montana upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate examination (Praxis exam) and state mandated coursework in Indian Education for All. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Montana’s Office of Public Instruction website or contact them at 444-3150 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Montana’s Board of Behavioral Health website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Nebraska

Nebraska Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Nebraska. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Nebraska’s Department of Education website or contact them at 402-471-2295 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Nebraska. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Nevada

Nevada Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Nevada. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Nevada’s State Department of Education website or contact them at 775-687-7285 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Nevada. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Nevada’s Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of New Hampshire. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review New Hampshire’s Department of Education website or contact them at (603) 271-2409 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of New Hampshire. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review New Hampshire’s Office of Professional Licensure and Certification website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New Jersey

New Jersey Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of New Jersey. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review New Jersey’s State Department of Education website or contact them at (609) 376-3500 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of New Jersey. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New Mexico

New Mexico Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of New Mexico. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review New Mexico’s Public Education Department website or contact them at 505-827-5800 and select option 1 or 2. for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of New Mexico. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review New Mexico’s Regulations and Licensing Department website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

New York

New York Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor provisional certification in the state of New York upon meeting the following additional requirements including paid, full-time Pupil Personnel experience – School Counselor for 2 years, and state required workshops which are also required for a permanent certificate. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit New York’s State Department of Education website or contact them at (518) 474-3901 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit New York’s Office of the Professions website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

North Carolina

North Carolina Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of North Carolina. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review North Carolina’s Department of Public Instruction website or contact them at 984-236-2100 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of North Carolina. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review North Carolina’s Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

North Dakota

North Dakota Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of North Dakota. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review North Dakota’s Department of Public Instruction website or contact them at (701) 328-2260 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of North Dakota. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review North Dakota’s Board of Counselor Examiners website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Ohio

Ohio Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Ohio. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Ohio’s Department of Higher Education website or contact them at (614) 466-6000 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Ohio. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Ohio’s Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Oklahoma. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Oklahoma’s Department of Education website or contact them at (405) 521-3301 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Oklahoma. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Oklahoma’s State Board of Behavioral Health website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Oregon

Oregon Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for transitional school counselor licensure in the state of Oregon.  To obtain a preliminary school counselor licensure additional requirements include to obtain a passing score on a commission-adopted test of knowledge of U.S. and Oregon civil rights laws and professional ethics. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission website or contact them at 503-378-3586 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Oregon’s Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Pennsylvania. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Pennsylvania’s Department of Education website or contact them at 717-783-6788 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Pennsylvania. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Pennsylvania’s Professional Licensing Board website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Rhode Island. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Rhode Island’s Department of Education website or contact them at 401-222-4600 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Rhode Island. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Rhode Island’s Department of Health website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

South Carolina

South Carolina Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of South Carolina. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review South Carolina’s Department of Education website or contact them at 803-734-8500 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of South Carolina. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review South Carolina’s Labor Licensing Regulation website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

South Dakota

South Dakota Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of South Dakota. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review South Dakota’s Department of Education website or contact them at (605) 773-3134 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of South Dakota. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review South Dakota’s Board of Examiners for Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Tennessee

Tennessee Licensure Information

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Texas

Texas Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Texas upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a School Counselor Certification Exam and a minimum 2 years as a certified classroom teacher. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Texas’ Education Agency website or contact them at (512) 463-9734 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 5/21/2020.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Texas’ State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Utah

Utah Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Utah upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate certificate and Praxis exam. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Utah’s State Board of Education website or contact them at (801) 538-7500 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Utah. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Utah’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Vermont

Vermont Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Vermont. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Vermont’s Agency of Education website or contact them at (802) 828-1130 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Vermont. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Vermont’s Office of Professional Regulation website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Virginia

Virginia Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Virginia. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Virginia’s Department of Education website or contact them at 1-800-292-3820 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Virginia. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Virginia’s Department of Health Professions website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Washington

Washington Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Washington upon meeting the following additional requirements including completion of a state appropriate exam (NCE or Praxis), and completion of state approved program leading to certification in school counselor role. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Washington’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction website or contact them at 360-725-6000 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Washington’s State Department of Health website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

West Virginia

West Virginia Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of West Virginia. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review West Virginia’s Department of Education website or contact them at 304-558-7010 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of West Virginia. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review West Virginia’s Board of Examiners in Counseling website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the state of Wisconsin. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction website or contact them at (608) 266-8960 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the state of Wisconsin. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Wisconsin’s Department of Safety and Professional Services website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the state.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Wyoming

Wyoming Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate  meets professional licensure or certificate standards and makes students eligible for recommendation for school counselor certification in the state of Wyoming. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Wyoming’s Professional Teaching Standards Board website or contact them at 307-777-7291 for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School 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 Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please visit Wyoming’s Mental Health Professions Licensing Board website for additional information.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of Puerto Rico. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Puerto Rico’s Department of State website or contact them at (787) 722-2121 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of Puerto Rico. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Puerto Rico’s Mental Health and Addiction Services Administration website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Virgin Island

Virgin Islands Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of the Virgin Islands The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review the Virgin Island’s Department of Education website or contact them at 340-773-1095 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Virgin Islands. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review the Virgin Island’s Department of Health website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

American Samoa

American Samoa Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of American Samoa. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review American Samoa’s Department of Education website or contact them at (684) 633-5237 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of American Samoa. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review American Samoa’s Department of Human Social Services website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Guam

Guam Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of Guam. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Guam’s Education Board website or contact them at 671-300-1536 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of Guam The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Guam’s Board of Allied Health Examiners website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of the Marshall Islands. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review the Marshall Islands’ Ministry of Education website or contact them at (692)625-5261 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Marshall Islands. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review the Marshall Island’s government  website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of the Federated States of Micronesia. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review the Federated States of Micronesia’s Department of Education website or contact them at (691) 320 2609 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Federated States of Micronesia. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Northern Mariana Islands

Northern Mariana Islands Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please contact the Northern Mariana Islands Department of education at (670) 237-3027 for additional information.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review the Northern Mariana Island’s Board of Professional Licensing website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.

Palau

Palau Licensure Information

Pupil Personnel Certificate or State Licensure to Practice as School Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Master of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure or certificate standards for the territory of Palau. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels. Please review Palau’s Ministry of Education website or contact them at (680) 488-6425 for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

LPC to Practice as a Professional Counselor:

It is currently undetermined if Boise State University’s Masters of Arts in Counseling, School Counseling Cognate meets the professional licensure standards for the territory of Palau. The Masters of Counseling program  is accredited by CACREP and students are required to complete a supervised minimum 100 hour practicum and 700 hour internship, of which 600 hours must be in a school setting including elementary, middle/junior high, and high school levels.  Please review Palau’s Bureau of Health Administration and Support Services website for details about School Counseling licensure or certificate requirements in the territory.

Information last reviewed 8/27/2021.