Licensing / Certification
In Minnesota, school counselors must be licensed. Applicants must:
- hold a master's degree or the equivalent from an accredited school; and
- complete an accredited preparation program in school counseling.
For more information, contact:
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 W. Highway 36
Roseville MN 55113
Most states require school counselors to either have a state school counseling certificate or be licensed. Requirements vary by state.
Certifications are examinations that test or enhance your knowledge, experience or skills in an occupation or profession.
There are 53 certifications related to this career.
Click on occupations listed below to find State
of Minnesota licensing information.
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)