Know Your State's Counseling License Requirements
Below is a quick reference guide to the state licensure boards for professional counselors.
Before choosing a counseling degree, be sure your program satisfies the counseling license requirements in your state and learn whether or not your area of counseling psychology needs to hold state-level counseling licensure.
For example, mental health counselors are required to have a counseling license, while vocational counselors may not. Counselor requirements vary for each state, so be sure you research requirements needed in where you would like to practice; also be sure to check any national licensing boards, as there may be a difference in criteria.
Find Counseling Licensure Requirements by State