State Certification and Licensure in School Counseling

The student who has completed all requirements for graduation will also be eligible to apply for state certification/licensure in School Counseling by taking the PRAXIS II Professional School Counselor test.  Students are also eligible to become Nationally Certified Counselors by taking the National Counselor Examination offered by the National Board of Certified Counselors prior to graduation. In addition, the North Carolina Board for Licensed Professional Counselors recognizes this exam as their licensure exam.

Examination Information: Student pursuing state licensure in School Counseling must take the PRAXIS II Specialty test in Professional School Counselor.

Qualifying Score: Professional School Counselor - 156

For further information consult the PRAXIS Booklet or the School of Education Dean’s Office, 380 Proctor Hall, (336) 334-7757 or visit the PRAXIS II website.