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Western Kentucky University

Counseling and Student Affairs

Counseling

The Department of Counseling and Student Affairs offers a MAE in Counseling. Included in this degree option are two concentrations students may choose for their programs of study to their primary areas of interest: 

Both are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Learn about the value of  CACREP-accreditation.

In addition to coursework, students will be required to take comprehensive exams. In addition, these concentrations qualify graduates for certification as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Learn more about graduation, comprehensive exams, and counselor certification.

Our counseling programs provide graduates the credentials necessary to acquire a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) designation from the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors immediately after graduation. This credential is a necessary step toward obtaining licensure as Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of Kentucky. Learn more about state licensure and related resources.

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