Once they graduate, our alumni who desire to be licensed in Virginia then complete a 3,400 hour supervised residency that includes at least 2,000 hours of face-to-face client contact in providing clinical counseling services. Our students may apply up to 300 hours of their internship hours provided those hours were earned after the completion of 30 graduate semester hours and are in excess of the required 600 total internship hours and 240 face-to-face client contact hours of 240. For specific licensure information, please visit the Virginia Board of Counseling LPC Licensure Process Handbook.

This program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Please refer to the JMU Professional Licensure Program Status by Jurisdiction Index to determine if this JMU program meets the educational requirements specified by the associated licensing or certification agency in the state or territory in which you are located while enrolled. You can also determine if the program meets the educational requirements specified by the licensing boards in other states and territories. Requirements vary by state and are subject to change. The information provided is current as of the review date indicated in the table.

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