The Professional Counseling Program at Lindenwood University is designed to meet the academic requirements toward licensure as a Professional Counselor set forth by the states of Illinois and Missouri. Upon completion of the Program, students may choose to pursue licensure as a Professional Counselor. Professional licensure is regulated by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and the Missouri Committee for Professional Counselors. Students applying for licensure as a Professional Counselor will need to verify graduate coursework completed at Lindenwood University. Students should explicitly follow the application requirements of the state in which they are applying.