National Counseling Exam
This exam will be administered in March 2021.
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 Counselor Associate (LPCA) credential. Students may take the NCE toward the end of their master's program or within one year from their graduation date.*
You MUST HAVE APPROVAL BY YOUR ADVISOR to register for the exam, visit the "Frequently Asked Questions" section of this website for instructions or click here.
*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.