Argosy University Chicago

The mission of the Master of Arts in Community Counseling degree program at Argosy University, Chicago is to create a learning environment that promotes academic excellence, professional competence, and personal integrity. This mission is achieved through a curriculum that integrates counseling skills, theoretical foundations of counseling, and clinical field experience into appropriate interaction and intervention skills for utilization in a variety of settings with diverse client populations. We serve a diverse student body from urban, suburban, and rural areas who are intrinsically motivated to help others. The program is designed to actively engage faculty and students in the preparation of counselors who meet the needs of diverse communities.

The purpose of the Master of Arts in Community Counseling degree program is to deliver the core learning experiences that align to CACREP standards and the licensure board of the State of Illinois to assure that students completing the program are competent, ethical counselors prepared for post-graduate positions and professional counseling licensure.


Institution Location

225 North Michigan Avenue, 13th Floor
Chicago IL, US
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Community Counseling

Program Degree


Program Contact

  • Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning July 8, 2008
  • Accreditation Start Date: January 8, 2010
  • Accreditation Expiration: August 31, 2018
  • Accreditation Status: Previously Accredited

Status Information

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

Program History

The Community Counseling program was initially accredited in July 2008 and has maintained its accreditation. It became a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in July 2018.