The Mental Health Program consists of 60 hours of course work. Our program prepares students to work in non-profit, private, and other mental health settings. The curriculum prepares students for application as Licensed Professional Counselors in NC. The Program is recognized as a Criteria C school for Licensure as a Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS). Three additional courses are required if the student also desires to become an LCAS. The Program is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditiation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is an endorsed member of the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP).

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The Mental Health Counseling Program at North Carolina Central University is recognized as a Criteria C school for Licensure as a Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS). The Program is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is an endorsed member of the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP).

  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Mental Health Organizations
  • Prepares students for application as Licensed Professional Counselors in NC

Estimated Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour

*Please note: Tuition & Fees are subject to change*

• Minimum GPA: 2.7
• Bachelor’s Degree
• GRE
• 2 Recommendations
• Application Essay

Dr. Peggy Whiting
Telephone: (919) 530-6182
Department Office: (919) 530-6466
Fax: (919) 530-5195
Email: pwhiting@nccu.edu

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