Professional Licensure

Effective October 1, 1990, individuals in the counseling profession who practice in the State of Michigan must seek licensure as a professional counselor.  To aid students plan their professional careers, the requirements of all Wayne State University, Counselor Education training programs correlate with the educational and clinical requirements for professional counselor licensure in the State of Michigan.

Students completing all requirements for Wayne State University, Rehabilitation Counseling and Community Inclusion Master of Arts degree and making application to the State of Michigan for the Licensed Professional Counselor credential should meet the standards for Limited Professional Counselor Licensure.


Satisfactory completion of degree requirements is designed to develop the competencies necessary to apply for the Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC) credential in the State of Michigan and the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential.  Information about licensure as a professional counselor may be obtained by writing the State of Michigan, Department of Licensing and Regulation, Board of Counseling, P.O. Box 30018, Lansing, MI 48909. 

Information about certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) may be obtained by writing the Council on Rehabilitation Education, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300, Schaumburg, IL 60173, phone number (847) 944-1345 or visiting their website.