Professional Counseling (LCPC) Licensure

Degree Type

Post-Master's Certificate


Get ready to officially put all your courses and clinic hours to work as a licensed clinician.


This certificate is designed for graduate students aspiring to become Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Maryland. This post-master’s certificate provides the opportunity for students with an approved Master’s degree to complete the course requirements needed for Maryland licensure and prepare for the State exam.

Course offerings are approved by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (MBOPC) and are offered in the Department of Psychology, Counseling and Behavioral Health within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Students with an MBOPC-approved master's degree should refer to the listing of MBOPC-approved courses offered at Coppin.

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The Coppin State University Academic Catalog has a wide variety of skill-building courses designed to inspire and prepare you to be in-demand professionals and transformational leaders.

Certificate Requirements

To be eligible for the post-master’s certificate, you must have completed or be enrolled in an MBOPC-approved counseling program. Students who have earned the M.ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Coppin State University are eligible for this post-master's certificate, and must take the following courses.

Courses for Rehabilitation Counseling Graduates (18 credits)

Course Credits Name
PSYC 614 3 Techniques of Marriage and Family Counseling
PSYC 502 3

Theories of Counseling

PSYC 529 3 Seminar in Human Growth and Development
PSYC 501 3 Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
PSYC 612 3 Group Counseling
PSYC 625 3 Psychotherapy and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders

Related Programs

Rehabilitation Counseling


Job Development and Job Placement Services


Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment


Assistive Technology


The post-master's certificate in professional counseling licensure is in the Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Behavioral Health in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.