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Approval in Maryland

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists

  • Provider
    • NBCC 5951
    • NAADAC 192243
  • Next Renewal: Jan 28, 2023
  • 40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 10 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • Maryland Counselors
  • Maryland Addiction Counselors

40 hours required every 2 years. 10 hours allowed through distant learning (online/homestudy).

Maryland does not accept distance learning for initial certification requirements.

The 10 hours of distance learning accepted for relicensure can only be applied from the second renewal period forward – distance learning can not be used on the initial (first) relicensure period.

Board Contact Info

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists
4201 Patterson Avenue, Suite 316
Baltimore, MD 21215
Telephone: (410) 764-4732
Fax: (410) 358-1610

View All Courses BOPC accepts individual courses only. Currently 466 of our courses are available for counselors and addiction counselors licensed by BOPC. These are just a few examples!

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