Carlow University’s Professional Counseling graduates have the educational requirements to be eligible for licensure in Professional Counseling (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania. View our full professional licensure disclosure.

In addition to the educational requirements, graduates must complete the following to obtain the LPC:

  • Receive a passing score on the National Counselors Exam (NCE) or The Advanced Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Counselor Examination (AAODA)
  • Complete 3,000 supervised clinical experience
YearNumber of
eligible graduates
NCE pass ratesCompletion ratesJob placement rates
2017-1841 (Clinical Mental Health)
7 (Addictions)
Fall 2017: 81% (21)
Spring 2018: 78% (18)
No data100%
(90% in counseling field)
2018-1941 (Clinical Mental Health)
2 (Addictions)
2 (School*)
Fall 2018: 75% (8)
Spring 2019: 89% (18)
80%100%
(80% in counseling field)
2019-2032 (Clinical Mental Health)
Fall 2019: 94%
Spring 2020: 100%
75%100%
(87% in counseling field)
2020-2124 (Clinical Mental Health)Fall 2020: 91%
Spring 2021: 100%
87.5%100%
*The school program has been discontinued
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