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Mental Health Counselors

Education & Credentials

 

Educational Requirements

Data not available

 

Work Experience and Training Requirements

Nationally, this career typically requires:

  • There is no data on work experience requirements for this career.
  • There is no data for on-the-job training requirements for this career.

 

Current Training Opportunities


Related Programs

 

Majors

Click on any of the Majors listed below to find out more about preparing for this career.

 

Transfer Options

 

Licenses

Licenses are knowledge and skill credentials that are legally required in some careers.

This occupation requires a license.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Unlicensed Mental Health Practitioners Requirements

 

Helpful High School Courses

Examples of helpful classes that help you prepare for this career:

  • Child Development
  • Computer Applications
  • Cultural/Ethnic Studies
  • English Composition
  • Health Education
  • Personal Finance
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Speaking
  • Safety and First Aid
  • Sociology
  • World Languages

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


 

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