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National Counseling Exam

This exam will be administered October 20, 2018 on EKU Campus.  Registration is now closed.  The next opportunity to take the exam is in April 2019. 

The NBCC is the governing body who administers the National Counselor Certification (NCC) exam nationwide.  The Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors requires passing the NCE to obtain the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) credential.  Students may take the NCE toward the end of their master's program or within one year from their graduation date.*

To register for the exam, visit the "Frequently Asked Questions" section of this website for instructions or click here.

Please contact Dr. Charles Myers ( more information.

*If you have already obtained your master's degree and wish to test for state counselor licensure in another State, go to the State Boards Map and select the state to see what exam is required and how to register.

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