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Institution Location NY
Program Name Syracuse University - Community Counseling - M.S.
Program Outcomes Report http://soe.syr.edu/academic/counseling_and_human_services/default.aspx
Program Description The Community Counseling program at S.U. is a 60 credit-hour program that is registered in NY as leading to licensure as a mental health counselor. The degree title, therefore, is Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC). The program has a strong social justice agenda that includes curriculum designed to assist students in meeting the counseling challenges and opportunities with diverse clients and communities. Among new courses that have been added to its curriculum is a skills building course specifically to assist students working with diverse populations. S.U. is situated in a moderately sized city; therefore, students have an opportunity to complete practicum and internship placements in urban settings. Students in the CMHC  program are enhanced by the professional mentoring of faculty as well as doctoral students preparing to become senior clinicians or counselor educators. The Department hosts an active chapter of Chi Sigma Iota that offers students additional professional development opportunities as well as social and networking opportunities. Because of its renown as an international university, Syracuse draws both domestic and international students, thus adding  another  level of student diversity.  Please note that this program is currently accredited as a Community Counseling program.
Program Degree M.S.
Program Contact Dr. Janine Bernard
440 Simms Hall 130 College Place
Syracuse NY
Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning 10-01-1992
Accreditation Start Date 04-01-1994
Accreditation Expiration 01-12-2018
Accreditation Status Previously Accredited
Program History

The Community Counseling program was initially accredited in April 1994 and has maintained its accreditation. It became a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in January 2018.