COUNSELOR EDUCATION PROGRAM -- North Carolina Central University

The Counselor Education Program prepares counselors to work in mental health, school, and career counseling settings who promote social justice and responsibility, serve as leaders in a diverse and global community, and respond to the complexity of human needs across the lifespan.

There are three degree programs within the Counselor Education Program: career counseling (on campus & fully online), mental health counseling and school counseling. All programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs or CACREP -- and have been approved by IRCEP (the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs).

    • The 48 hour Career Counseling Program is the only CACREP online career program in the nation & one of ten CACREP accredited programs in the United States. Our program prepares students to work as career counselors in colleges and other academic settings. 
    • The Mental Health Program consists of 60 hours of course work. Our program prepares students to work in non-profit, private, and other mental health settings.  The curriculum prepares students for application as Licensed Professional Counselors in NC.
    • Our 51 hour School Counseling program prepares students for K-12 licensure  in North Carolina to practice as professional school counselors. 


We feature late afternoon, evening, and online classes.
We have a career counseling CACREP endorsed online program.
Every student completes 700 hours of supervised field experience before graduating.
We have nine fulltime counselor education faculty with other affiliate faculty.


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In October 2015, the Counseling Program at NCCU won a national award, Most Outstanding Master's level Counseling Program, given by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.

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NCCU Counselor Education Program

H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building
700 Cecil Street
Durham, NC 27707
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