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National Accreditations, Licensure, and Certification

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Programs

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has conferred accreditation to the following program areas in Counselor Education at Ohio University: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.Ed.), Clinical Mental Health Counseling/Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (M.Ed.), School Counseling (M.Ed.), and the Ph.D. program in Counselor Education and Supervision. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling/Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling program is accreditated by CACREP and CORE. For more information on the CACREP-CORE affiliation please visit the CACREP-CORE website.

All College of Education programs, including Counselor Education, are also accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). As a result, graduates are able to fulfill the requirements for state licensure and national certifications in a shorter time following graduation.

Licensure and Certification

Graduates specializing in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Mental Health/Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling are eligible to become licensed Professional Counselors in the state of Ohio upon successful completion of the required examination National Counselor Examination (NCE). For further information, refer to the Ohio CSWMFT Board.

Graduates specializing in Clinical Mental Health/Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling are eligible to become Certified Rehabilitation Counselors upon successful completion of the required examination (CRC). For further information, refer to the Council for Rehabilitation Education.

Graduates specializing in School Counseling are eligible to earn the Profession Pupil Services license specializing in school counseling in the state of Ohio upon successful completion of the required examination, Ohio Assessment for Educators. For further information, refer to the Ohio Department of Education.

Graduates of the Master's and Doctoral programs are eligible to become Nationally Certified Counselors (NCC) after successful completion of the NCE. For further information, refer to National Board of Certified Counselors.

 

For more information, please contact:

Adrienne Erby, PhD, NCC
Counselor Education Program Coordinator
Lecturer and Interim Director of the George E. Hill Center
Lindley Hall N160F
740.593.4457
counseloreducation@ohio.edu

 

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