When you talk to graduates of the Department of Counseling, you’ll quickly learn about how rewarding and fulfilling it is to work as a counselor. Our students are often drawn to be counselors because they want to help people grow, heal, recover, or find meaning in their lives. There are many ways to describe the clinical work that we counselors do, but at the heart of our work lies the intersection of skill, passion, and relationship.
In 2013, John Carroll’s program received the maximum eight-year re-accreditation.
The Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate program, open to current undergraduate students or any student with an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree, prepares you to become license eligible as either a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC), depending on prior academic work.Learn More
The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to meet the current academic requirements of the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for the licenses of Professional Counselor (PC) and Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC). Also, the Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree meets the academic requirements for the National Counselor Certification (NCC) of the National Board for Certified Counselors.Learn More
The John Carroll University School Counseling program helps you contribute to the greater good by assisting children and adolescents with their academic, personal, and career development. Our CACREP-accredited School Counseling program leads to licensure by the State of Ohio.Learn More
The Substance Use Disorders concentration, available to current students in John Carroll’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s program, provides in-depth training and work toward license eligibility. The three-course concentration prepares you for LICDC licensure.Learn More