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Why Attend an Accredited Program?

  • Be assured of the quality of your academic program.
  • Research shows CACREP graduates perform better on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE).
  • Streamlines the licensure application process.
  • CACREP programs have been reviewed against
    professionally approved standards.
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Welcome to CACREP

What is CACREP?

CACREP accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.

CACREP/Core Merger Updates

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CACREP/CORE Merger Announcement

On July 20, 2015, the counseling profession’s two major accrediting organizations – the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) – signed a Plan of Merger Agreement. read more »

CACREP accepting applications under the 2016 Standards

Accompanying documents have been posted along with the 2016 CACREP Standards and the Glossary to the 2016 CACREP Standards read more »

Board Members Sought Beginning 2016

CACREP will be selecting two new Board members for five year terms beginning July 1, 2016. read more »

CACREP 2014 Annual Report Now Available

CACREP’s 2014 Annual Report has recently been published and is being distributed as an informational resource for CACREP’s many stakeholders read more »

Public Notice of Accreditation Decisions: January 2015

The most recent meeting of the CACREP Board was held January 9-11, 2015. read more »

NBCC to Require CACREP

The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) announced this week that beginning January 1, 2022, applicants for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential must be graduates of a CACREP-accredited program. read more »

How to Write a CACREP Self-Study Workshop Session

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has scheduled Self-Study workshops on the following dates read more »

February 10, 2015

Advocacy Week Webinar February 10

CACREP and CSI Webinar on preparing for CACREP Advocacy Week read more »