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Mississippi continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Mississippi Board of Psychology
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Home Study Allowed: No limit if APA approved
License Expiration: 6/30, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: 2 hrs professional ethics or legal issues required each renewal 
Date of Info: 6/28/2021

Mississippi psychologists can earn all 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the psychology page of this website. Click here to view online CE courses for psychologists. 

 

Counselors

Mississippi Board of Examiners for LPC 
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years 
Home Study Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC
Notes: 6 hrs professional ethics or legal issues required each renewal 
Date of Info: 6/28/2021

Mississippi counselors can earn all 24 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the counseling page of this website. Click here to view NBCC-approved online CE courses.

 

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Mississippi Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology Advisory Council  
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years
Home Study Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA
Notes: 10 hours must directly relate to clinical practice 
Date of Info: 9/16/2021

Mississippi SLPs can earn all 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the speech-language pathology page of this website. Click here to view ASHA-approved online CEU courses.

 

Social Workers

Mississippi Board of Examiners for SW & MFT  
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours
License Expiration: LMSW & LCSW = 4/30; LSW = 9/30, every 2 years, odd numbered licenses renew in odd years, even numbered licenses renew in even years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB
Notes: 4 hours ethics; 2 hours cultural diversity required every renewal
Date of Info: 9/16/2021

Mississippi social workers can earn up to 20 hours for renewal through online courses offered on the social work page of this website. Click here to view ASWB-approved online CE courses.

 

Occupational Therapists (OTs)

Mississippi Advisory Council in Occupational Therapy 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 7 hours 
License Expiration: 4/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA/ASHA
Notes: 6 hours must be live and directly relate to OT practice. Of the remaining 14 hours, 7 may be completed through home study or online activities.
Date of Info: 9/16/2021

Mississippi OTs can earn up to 7 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the occupational therapy page of this website. Click here to view AOTA-approved online CEU courses.


 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Mississippi Board of Examiners for SW & MFT 
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 6 hours if board approved activity. PDR is NOT approved. 
License Expiration: 9/30, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AAMFT (PDR is not approved)
Notes: 4 hours approved MFT professional ethics and 2 hours approved MFT supervision (if applicable) CE each renewal. Note: PDR is NOT approved.
Date of Info: 6/9/2017

Mississippi MFTs can not earn continuing education credits via PDR.

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Mississippi Council of Advisors in Dietetics 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years or current CDR card 
Home Study Allowed: No limit to renew CDR licensure; MS State DOH does not accept home study CE
License Expiration: 3/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR
Notes:  Licensees registered and in good standing with the Commission on Dietetic Registration may submit proof, in form and content satisfactory to the Department, of having met the continuing education requirements of the CDR in lieu of the provisions of this section.
Date of Info: 9/16/2021

Mississippi dietitians/nutritionists can earn all 30 hours required for their CDR renewal through online courses offered on the nutrition & dietetics page of this website. Click here to view CDR-approved online CE courses.