Continuing Education for LMFT in South Carolina

CE requirements for SC marriage and family therapists (LMFT):


  • 40 clock hours of CE related to their professional license every 2 years
  • 15 credits can be taken online
  • Persons licensed both as LPC and LMFT must complete 50 hours of formal continuing education during every two-years. Of 50 hours, at least 25 hours must be related to each discipline.

CE Approvals:The SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists accepts courses from providers approved by NBCC. At Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #6719).

South Carolina LMFTs can earn 15 of their CE credits online through View the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the SC continuing education regulations, go to

Page last modified or reviewed by on July 16, 2016