Adams State University  

Prepares counselors to serve in a variety of clinical settings, such as mental health or social services agencies. Upon completion of the program, students meet academic requirements to become a Colorado Licensed Professional Counselor. This emphasis prepares students to be counselors in college settings or to work in various positions within higher education. The program is delivered in both a face to face format and in the On-line plus program format.

Institution Location

208 Edgemont Ave., Suite 3160
Alamosa CO, US
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Campus Locations

Alamosa, Grand Junction, Pueblo, and Durango campuses (first accredited October 1995) and online delivery (first accredited July 2009)

Program Degree


Program Contact

Dr. Cheri Meder

Accredited Under Standards


  • Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning July 15, 2009
  • Accreditation Start Date: January 15, 2011
  • Accreditation Expiration: March 31, 2027
  • Accreditation Status: 8 Year

Status Information

The program was found to meet all standards in a satisfactory manner.

Program History

The Community Counseling program was initially accredited in October 1995 and has maintained its accreditation.  It became a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in January 2011. The online programs were added in 2009, and the current accreditation applies to both the campus-based and online programs.