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College of Education

Professional Counseling Accreditation

MTSU’s Professional Counseling program in the Womack Educational Leadership Department offers a Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) degree with concentrations in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling. Both concentrations are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP).

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program prepares students to work in community mental health centers, family services agencies, and private practice settings. Students who complete the clinical mental health counseling curriculum will have met the educational requirements for licensure as a professional counselor with mental health service provider designation (LPC MHSP), the highest level of counselor licensure in the state of Tennessee.

The School Counseling concentration prepares students to work in elementary and secondary schools with the potential for recommendation for licensure as a school counselor, Pre K-12.

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