Professional Licensure Disclosures
Currently, it has been determined that only one program at SFBC&TS leads to professional licensure. This program is the Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling Program. The SFBC&TS Mental Health Counseling program curriculum is representative of state licensure and certification requirements. These laws and regulations are subject to change without notice and prospective and current students should continue to consult the state website on all the rules and regulations regarding to state licensure within the State of Florida. Students should continue to review the state website for any changes at https://floridasmentalhealthprofessions.gov.
Currently, it has been determined that the Mental Health Counseling program at SFBC&TS meets the State of Florida requirements for licensure in mental health counseling. It has not been determined if this program meets the requirements for licensure in any other state. In addition, according to the Florida licensing website, “Beginning July 1, 2025, an applicant must have a master’s degree from a program that is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC), or an equivalent accrediting body which consists of at least 60 semester hours or 80 quarter hours to apply for licensure.” The Christian Counseling program at SFBC&TS is currently not accredited by CACREP or MPCAC.