Please see the NCC requirements page.
NCC student applicants have several advantages:
Beyond the benefits to students, counselor preparation programs are advantaged by the ability to collect aggregate score information on students’ examination performance and compare it with national statistics.
They can be mailed to:
Attention: Graduate Program Coordinator
3 Terrace Way
Greensboro, NC 27403-3660
Or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The An NBCC examination is National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) is just one requirement for the NCC credential. Applicants can choose to take either the NCE or the NCMHCE. The NCE is either administered on campus or at a Pearson VUE test center. The NCMHCE is administered at a Pearson VUE testing center. In keeping with the voluntary nature of the credential, the NCE or the NCMHCE may not be used as a departmental comprehensive exam or as a graduation requirement.
Within four to six weeks after the examination, graduate student applicants will receive an individualized score report itemizing scores and including a total score. Means and standard deviations are included for each domain and the total for those taking the exam at the same time. The passing score is indicated along with a determination of whether the examinee met or surpassed the minimum criterion.
Participating institutions will receive aggregate results of the students' exam performance about 12 weeks after the exam. Individually identifiable statistics are not provided.
Advising Alumni Applicants
Advising Alumni Who Are Rescheduling or Retaking the Exam.
NBCC will handle communications with graduate student applicants who need to reschedule or retake the NCE.
Counselor educators help students understand the counseling profession, including professional credentials. Classroom presentations and/or discussion in advanced classes are very useful particularly in helping students distinguish between national certification and state licensure. Descriptive e-mail announcements can also be effective. It is important that students understand the voluntary nature of the NCC and independently choose to apply.
Important points to make about this NCC application opportunity include the following:
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