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 870 specialty areas and programs at 405 colleges and universities, and counting!

The 2023 Standards Revision Process

The 2023 Standards Revision Committee has begun the process of reviewing and revising the 2023 Standards. Future annoucements and opportunities for feedback will be forthcoming. Read More

The 2023 Standards Revision Process
Why Attend an Accredited Program?
Why should your program become accredited?
Why Become a Professional Counselor?

Find CACREP Programs

Use our interactive searchable directory to find CACREP accredited programs.



Board Openings Beginning 2021

CACREP will be selecting new Board members for five year terms beginning July 1, 2021.

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CACREP Site Visit Planning Update

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CACREP cancelled all In-Person Site Visits (IPVs) scheduled for Spring 2020.

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Public Notice of Accreditation Decision: January 2020

The Board met on January 16-18, 2020 and made the following January 2020 Accreditation Decisions.

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How to Write A CACREP Self-Study Workshop
Thursday, October 29, 2020
9:00am — 5:00pm

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

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