Welcome to 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.

More and more programs are seeking CACREP accreditation. There are over 880 currently accredited programs, and counting!

The 2023 Standards Revision

CACREP Appoints 2023 Standards Revision Committee

The CACREP Board of Directors at its July 2019 meeting appointed the following six-member 2023 CACREP Standards Revisions Committee:

Dana Heller Levitt, Chair
Elizabeth Boland
Thomas Field
Justin Lauka
Brandy Richeson
Le’Ann Solmonson

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The 2023 Standards Revision
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Use our interactive searchable directory to find CACREP accredited programs.



CACREP Award Winners 2019

CACREP’s Biennial awards were given out at the ACES Awards luncheon at the national conference in Seattle.

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New CACREP Website Launched!

On October 3, CACREP launched a new design for the website – the first in 10 years! With this update a lot of things have changed and some folks might not feel comfortable right away.

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Board Openings Beginning 2020

CACREP will be selecting new Board members for five year terms beginning July 1, 2020.  Two Counselor Educator positions will be filled.  The deadline for application is November 1, 2019.

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CACREP ACES Conference Sessions
Thursday, October 10 — Sunday, October 13, 2019

These interactive sessions are an opportunity for CACREP to provide an update on accreditation matters.

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How to Write A CACREP Self-Study Workshop at ACES
Sunday, October 13, 2019
9:00am — 5:00pm

This hands-on workshop will address the process of preparing to write your CACREP Self-Study.

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