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Post-Master Professional Counselor Licensing Credits

This program is intended for those who hold a master’s degree and who wish to become a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in New Jersey. According to the N.J. Professional Counselor Licensing Act, to become a licensed professional counselor, a candidate must have achieved a graduate degree in counseling and as part of the graduate study, successfully completed a minimum of 60 graduate semester hours, 45 of which must be distributed across eight of nine designated areas.

Students who have earned an M.A. in Counseling, but who have not earned the requisite 60 credit hours or who have not met the appropriate distribution requirements for professional licensure, may apply for admission to this program. Academic programs for these students are developed based on review of the individual candidates’ official graduate transcript(s). The Program Coordinator will assist the candidate in planning for the completion of areas/courses needed to satisfy educational requirements for licensing in New Jersey.

Admission Requirements Gainful Employment Disclosure
  • A completed application
  • M.A. in Counseling, M.A. in Counseling Psychology or M.A. in Counselor Education
  • Official graduate transcript(s)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Personal interview

Post-Master applicants who completed an M.A. in Counseling at Caldwell University

  • Your graduate transcript will be obtained by Graduate Admissions from the Office of the Registrar
  • Participate in an interview with the Program Coordinator in order to plan future coursework
  • Letter of recommendation is waived

Caldwell University
Graduate certificate in Post-Master Professional Counselor Licensing Credits
Program Length: 30 weeks

Students graduating on time

N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 45 weeks

*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Program Costs*
$15,795 for tuition and fees
$2,000 for books and supplies
Other Costs
*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money
The typical graduate leaves with

N/A* in debt

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The typical monthly loan payment

N/A* per month in student loans with an interest rate of N/A*.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Requirements
Program meets licensure requirements in:
New Jersey

Additional Information

Date Created 4/26/2019
These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

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