Counseling Licensure Resources

Becoming licensed in your particular field of practice is crucial to your counseling certification. Explore below to find out what the process looks like for different careers or check out our licensure FAQ.

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Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC)

The clinical mental health counseling master’s degree prepares students to sit for the national licensure exam to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon. Most of the steps toward licensure occur after graduation from the Graduate School of Counseling.

Licensure for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC)

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Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists (LMFT)

The marriage, couple and family counseling master's degree prepares students to sit for dual licensure, including the national licensure exams to become a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Oregon. Most of the steps toward licensure occur after graduation from the Graduate School of Counseling. The opportunity to earn dual licensure is a unique and valuable feature of the marriage, couple and family counseling master’s degree program.

Licensure for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT)

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School Counselors

The school counseling master’s degree and certificate programs prepare students for a preliminary Oregon school counselor license. The steps toward licensure occur during the final year of the degree program, and graduates are licensed soon after graduation.

Licensure for School Counselors

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Sam Swan

Sam Swan

Admissions Counselor, Graduate Counseling Programs