School of Health Sciences

Accreditation, Certification, Licensure


The Department of Rehabilitation Counseling masters program is accredited by Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). The program is fully accredited until 2019.

Information concerning the status of this program, contact:

Council on Rehabilitation Education
1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL 60173

(847) 944-1345 (p)
(847) 944-1346 (f)


Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) after completing 75% of program coursework. The CRC exam is the program’s comprehensive exam. After successful completion of this examination, the individual will be credentialed as Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). The CRC exam is one of exams for North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC). Please note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the CRC or attain state licensure.

Information concerning CRC certification can be obtained through CRCC at:

Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification
1699 E. Woodfield Road Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL 60173

847-944-1325 (p)
847-944-1346 (f) 


Information concerning state licensure can be obtained at:

North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 1369
Garner, NC 27529

919-661-0820 (p)
919-779-5642 (f) 

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601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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