Mental Health Counselor License Requirements by State

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You will find links to Mental Health Counselor license requirements including education requirements, application materials, exams, professional organizations, regulatory agencies and additional materials you may find helpful along the way. No matter where you are today with your education and experience, MentalHealthCounselorLicense.com streamlines the Mental Health Counselor license process.

Featured Programs:
  • Featured Online CACREP Accredited Master's in Counseling Program Options:

  • New York University NYU Steinhardt offers an online Master's in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness that helps prepare students to work directly with children, adolescents, and adults both individually and in groups. The program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) and requires no GRE scores for admission. Click here to learn more about NYU Steinhardt and the Master's in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness.
  • Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology's Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Licensed Professional Counselor track prepares a student to become a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in various states. Graduates will first pursue licensure as an associate professional clinical counselors (APCC). Click here to learn more about the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology program at Pepperdine University.

  • Capella University offers three online CACREP - accredited Master's programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy and School Counseling. Click here to contact Capella University and request information about their programs.