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DEGREE PROGRAMS APPROVED FOR LICENSURE
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACCREDITATION

 

 

 

 
 
NATIONAL ACCREDITING BODIES ACCEPTED BY THE BOARD OF COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS
  1. COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY EDUCATION (COAMFTE) ACCREDITED (for LMFT)
  2. COUNCIL FOR ACCREDITATION OF COUNSELOR AND RELATED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS (CACREP) ACCREDITED (for LPC)
  3. COUNCIL ON REHABILITATION EDUCATION (CORE) ACCREDITED (for LPC): Two-year (72 quarter, 48 semester hours) masters program in rehabilitation counseling.
 
A Form 6A is not required for programs that have national accreditation.  The national accreditation must have been in effect at the time of applicant’s enrollment and graduation in the program.  Regionally accredited programs requires applicant to submit a Form 6A.

ONLINE PROGRAMS
The Board will accept graduate degrees from online programs if the online college or university was at least regionally accredited.  Please check the accrediting organizations' websites to see if your college or university is on their directories of approved colleges.
 
OREGON GRADUATE PROGRAMS APPROVED FOR LICENSURE
The following Oregon schools have counseling or marriage and family therapy graduate degree programs. The list is subject to change.  Contact your college or university to find out from the school which programs and tracks have been nationally approved. The graduate must have been enrolled in and completed the program at the time the program held approval status. 

 
 
Portland Area                      Willamette Valley                            Southern Oregon
 
George Fox University              Corban University                                Southern Oregon University
MA Counseling Psychology       MA Counseling                                     Mental Health Counseling
(3 Year Program)                       (800) 845-3005                                       (541) 552-6206
MA Marriage and Family            www.nwcu.edu                                     
Therapy
(800) 631-0921
 
 
Lewis & Clark College              Northwest Christian University Oregon Institute of MS Counseling Psychology             MA Clinical Mental Health                 Technology
(Community Mental Health         (541) 684-7211                                       MS Marriage and Family
            Or Addiction Tracks)      www.nwcu.edu                                                  Therapy
MS Counseling Psychology                                                                   (541) 885.1674
MA Counseling Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy
            (3 Tracks)
(503) 768-6000
 
 
Multnomah University              Oregon State University
MA Counseling                          MEd Counseling Education
(503) 251-6435                           MS Counseling
PhD Counseling and Guidance
(541) 346-0909
 
 
Portland State University          University of Oregon
MA Counseling Education          Med Marriage and Family Therapy
(CACREP & CORE approved)   (541) 346-0909
MS Counseling Education         
(Marriage & Family Track)
(503) 725-4619
 
Western Seminary                    Western Oregon University
MA Counseling                          MA Mental Health Counseling
MS Counseling                          (800) 845-3005
(800) 547-4546