Counselor Education Program (MA, PhD)

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Certificate

Individuals in completing the coursework necessary to receive UToledo’s certificate for licensure as a PC by the OCSWMFT Licensure Board are advised to review the following documents and email Dr. John Laux, CMHC Admissions Coordinator or contact him at 419.530.4705

Requirements for licensure and/or advanced practice certification eligibility vary from state to state. Please reference the Professional Licensure Information page for state details. For students who wish to practice in a state other than Ohio, please contact Dr. John Laux.

Policy on CMHC certificate for CMHC

CMHC Certificate Plan of Study

Individuals apply to the certificate program through the College of Graduate Studies. Students initiate the regular application process and the select, “non-degree student” when prompted to do so. 

Application Instructions

Individuals apply to the certificate program through the College of Graduate Studies. Students initiate the regular application process and the select, “graduate certificates” when prompted to do so. To apply, students must have completed a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s degree in a different concentration (e.g., School Counseling). Students are required to submit all transcripts from post-secondary learning (undergraduate, graduate), three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.

Last Updated: 8/30/22