Counseling Licensure

The Clinical Counseling program provides preparation for those who wish to serve as counselors in agency/professional settings. The program has been approved by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board to meet the educational requirements for professional counselor licensure in Ohio (Click here for more information). The degree program consists of 12 semester hours of Foundation courses, 18 semester hours in the Core Courses, 12 semester hours in Clinical Experience, and 6 semester hours of Electives.

The School Counseling* program provides preparation for individuals who desire to be school counselors. Completion of the Master’s degree and the specialty examination (Praxis II) in school counseling are required by the Ohio Department of Education for school counseling licensure. The degree program consists of 12 semester hours of Foundation courses, 18 semester hours in the Core Courses, 15 semester hours in School Experience, and 3 semester hours of Electives. (*Admission to the program does not require a current or prior teaching license or certificate.)

For additional information, refer to the Graduate Catalog and the PDF on How to Become a Licensed School Counselor in Ohio.