National Certified School Counselor

NCSC Information

The National Certified School Counselor (NCSC) credential ensures a national standard for school counseling. Nationally Certified School Counselors work in a variety of education settings. Most school counselors work in elementary and secondary schools. NCSC's attend to student development within the academic, career and personal/social domains. They engage in activities including individual and group counseling, classroom and other group guidance activities, consultation with teachers, other school staff, parents and the larger community, as well as prevention planning and implementation of programming.

The Purpose of the National Certified School Counselor credential is to:

The NCSC credential attests that school counselors have the highest standards of training and specialization in the profession. The NCSC standards require that a school counselor document the following:


 The National Certified School Counselor (NCSC) Credential Website

 NCSC/NCC Online Application