State Counselor License Exams

Each state has unique licensing and exam requirements for professional counselors.  Use the following state guides to learn what the qualifications are for each state and how to apply for a counseling license, with information on the NCE and NCMHCE exams. To help you prepare for and pass the NCE on the first try, and get your counseling license, we recommend the NCE Practice Exam written by counseling experts and educators.