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  • CED Student Handbook
  • CED On Campus Student HandbookCED Personal Counseling Hours Log​ged
  • Counseling Program FAQ's
  • Student Information
  • Transcripts, Registration and GraduationScholarships and Financial Aid InformationCounseling Scholarships
  • Graduate Assistantships
  • A select number of half-time Graduate Assistantship (GAs) opportunities are available to counseling program students. Applications are available during in the spring semesters, followed by an interview process. Our GAs can expect to assist with ongoing research opportunities in collaboration with faculty members, the possibility of teaching an undergraduate course, major projects/department events, and general administrative functions.
  • For Graduates
  • Counseling Licensing and Application FormsRegister for the National Counselor Exam (NCE)
  • Websites
  • American Psychological Association (APA) FormattingPurdue OWL: APA Formatting
  • APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. Students enrolled in the Counseling Program at Central Michigan University are expected to know and use APA Formatting and Guidelines within their academic writing in all courses. Students are encouraged to purchase the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed).
  • American Counseling Association
  • Description: The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.
  • American School Counseling Association​
  • The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to professional school counselors around the globe.
  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • CSI is an international honor society that values academic and professional excellence in counseling. We promote a strong professional identity through members (professional counselors, counselor educators, and students) who contribute to the realization of a healthy society by fostering wellness and human dignity.
  • Michigan Counseling Association​
  • The Michigan Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational org​anization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1965, MCA is the state's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.​
  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)
  • The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is responsible for the state's regulatory environment and makes the delivery of services more efficient for consumers and business customers. LARA oversees the licensing and regulation of more than 1.2 million individuals and entities on an annual basis.
  • Michigan Mental Health Code​ 









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