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Northern Kentucky University offers three counseling program options for those seeking master’s degrees in the field of counseling: Master of Arts in School Counseling, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and a Dual-Degree program in School Counseling (M.A.) and Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.).


The Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling Programs at Northern Kentucky University are both accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students graduating from a CACREP program are assured a quality educational experience. In addition, graduates of such programs can become Nationally Certified Counselors by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) once they have passed the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE).