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Counseling – Professional Licensure/Certification Disclosure

Students enrolling in the Master of Science in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health and the Master of Science in Counseling, School Counseling may be interested in becoming licensed to practice counseling. Those enrolling in the Master of Science in Counseling, School Counseling may also be interested in becoming certified in school counseling.

Each state/jurisdiction has unique educational and prerequisite requirements that candidates must meet in order to obtain certification and/or licensure. The sections below provide additional information on whether this degree meets the educational requirements in each state/jurisdiction.

Additional questions should be directed to the Department of Education & Counseling.

Last Updated - February 2020

If you are considering applying to these programs, please select the state/territory below for more information regarding educational requirements for professional licensure/certification in that state/territory. While this information has been collected to assist with students’ research, you are encouraged to do your own due diligence regarding whether or not the educational requirements of your program of interest meet certification/licensure requirements in your location to ensure you are making the most informed decision.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Alabama to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Alabama to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Alaska to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Alaska to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Alaska to become licensed to practice counseling.

We are not able to determine if the curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in American Samoa to become certified in school counseling.

We are not able to determine if the curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in American Samoa to become licensed to practice counseling.

  • For more information, please review American Samoa’s licensure requirements.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Arizona to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Arizona to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Arizona to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Arkansas to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Arkansas to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Arkansas to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in California to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in California to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in California to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Colorado to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Colorado to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Connecticut to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Connecticut to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Connecticut to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Delaware to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Delaware to become licensed to practice counseling.

 

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in the District of Columbia to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in the District of Columbia to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Florida to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees do not meet the educational requirements in Florida to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Georgia to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Georgia to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova's Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Guam to become certified in school counseling. 

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Guam to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Hawaii to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Hawaii to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Idaho to become certified in school counseling. However, a student can become certified through the state reciprocity agreement.  

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Idaho to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Idaho to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Illinois to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Illinois to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Indiana to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees does not meet the educational requirements in Indiana to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Iowa to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Iowa to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Iowa to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Kansas to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Kansas to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Kansas to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Kentucky to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Kentucky to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Kentucky to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Louisiana to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Louisiana to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in  School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Maine to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Maine to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Maryland to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Maryland to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Maryland to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Massachusetts to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Massachusetts to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Massachusetts to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Michigan to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Michigan to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Minnesota to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Minnesota to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Mississippi to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Mississippi to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Mississippi to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Missouri to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Missouri to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Montana to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Montana to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Montana to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Nebraska to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Nebraska to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Nevada to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Nevada to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in New Hampshire to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in New Hampshire to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in New Hampshire to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in New Jersey to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in New Jersey to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in New Jersey to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in New Mexico to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in New Mexico to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in New York to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in New York to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in New York to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in North Carolina to become certified in school counseling.

Given the specific parameters of the state, Villanova cannot determine whether the curriculum of its Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and its Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in North Carolina to become licensed to practice counseling for the specific timeframe in which the student is/was registered.

 

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in North Dakota to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in North Dakota to become licensed to practice counseling.

We are not able to determine if the curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in the Northern Mariana Islands to become certified in school counseling.

We are not able to determine if the curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in the Northern Mariana Islands to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in the Northern Mariana Islands to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Ohio to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Ohio to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Ohio to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Oklahoma to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Oklahoma to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Oklahoma to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Oregon to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Oregon to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Pennsylvania to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Pennsylvania to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Pennsylvania to become licensed to practice counseling.

We are not able to determine if the curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Puerto Rico to become certified in school counseling.

We are not able to determine if the curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Puerto Rico to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Puerto Rico to become licensed to practice counseling.

For more information, please review Puerto Rico’s licensure requirements.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Rhode Island to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees does not meet the educational requirements in Rhode Island to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in South Carolina to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in South Carolina to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in South Dakota to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in South Dakota to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Tennessee to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Tennessee to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Tennessee to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Texas to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Texas to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in the U.S Virgin Islands to become certified in school counseling.

We are not able to determine if the curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in the U.S. Virgin Islands to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in the U.S. Virgin Islands to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Utah to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Utah to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Utah to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Vermont to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees do not meet the educational requirements in Vermont to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Virginia to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in Virginia to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in Virginia to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Washington to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Washington to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in West Virginia to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree does meet the educational requirements in West Virginia to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree does not meet the educational requirements in West Virginia to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Wisconsin to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Wisconsin to become licensed to practice counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degree meets the educational requirements in Wyoming to become certified in school counseling.

The curriculum of Villanova’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Villanova’s Master of Science in School Counseling degrees meet the educational requirements in Wyoming to become licensed to practice counseling.