MS, Clinical Counseling


CACREP Approved Program

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

CACREP was established in 1981 and sets the standards and accredits master's degree programs in seven specific program areas discussed above. CACREP is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and provides a list of accredited counselor education programs offering masters' and doctoral degrees in counseling on their website ( which also lists contact information for related counseling organizations including professional associations, accreditation, and certification.

The Clinical Counseling Program is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling CACREP accredited program. The benefits of CACREP accreditation include:

  • Enhancement of program evaluation
  • Continuous programmatic quality improvement
  • Enriched student experience through a dedicated commitment to the highest academic standards
  • Meets current and future licensure and employment standards for clinical mental health counselors