MA in Counseling at EMU
MA in counseling faculty are mentors embrace the highest standards of professional excellence in providing psychologically and spiritually grounded training for counselors. Our faith-based program, one of the first of its kind in the nation to be CACREP-accredited, offers a community vibe, a creative and caring network, and professors who are experts in their field. Our well-equipped counseling grads score 12-15% higher than national averages on the NCMHCE licensing exam. Come, learn with us!
EMU’s MA in Counseling program is accredited in Community Mental Health Counseling* by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students graduating with a CACREP-accredited degree can often more easily achieve state counseling licensure and experience greater ease of movement between state licensing boards. And students with CACREP-accredited counseling degrees are often considered exceptional candidates for doctoral programs.
For more information about the counseling profession, contact the American Counseling Association.
*The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The accreditation runs through October 31, 2017. (Note: The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is currently accredited under the 2001 standards for Community Counseling programs as a Community Counseling program. The CACREP 2009 standards combine the Community Counseling and Mental Health Counseling standards into standards for Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs. The counseling program intends to seek accreditation for this program as a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program when it comes up for reaccreditation, per CACREP guidelines.)