Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in New Jersey
This program is intended for those who hold a master’s degree and who require additional graduate credits in order to be eligible for the credential, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in New Jersey. According to the N.J. Professional Counselor Licensing Act, to become a Licensed Professional Counselor, a candidate must have achieved a graduate degree in counseling and as part of the graduate study, successfully completed a minimum of 60 graduate semester hours, 45 of which must be distributed across eight of nine designated areas.
Individuals who have earned a master’s degree in Counseling, but who have not earned the requisite 60 credit hours or who have not met the appropriate distribution requirements for professional licensure, may apply for admission to this program. Academic programs for these students are developed based on review of the individual candidates’ official graduate transcript(s). The Program Coordinator will assist each candidate in planning for the completion of areas/courses needed to satisfy educational requirements for licensing in New Jersey.
Facts & Figures
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# of Credits Required:
60 graduate semester hours, 45 of which must be distributed across eight of nine designated areas