CLEVELAND, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at South University, Cleveland has earned accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
"This accreditation affirms the quality of education our students receive and it demonstrates that the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at South University, Cleveland adheres to strict academic standards and guidelines," said Program Director Lisa Giovannelli, PhD. "The accreditation also plays an important role in giving our students essential academic and career opportunities."
CACREP-accredited programs are favorably recognized by state licensure boards and allow graduates to pursue becoming Licensed Professional Counselors. It also provides graduates the opportunity to apply to be recognized as a National Certified Counselor from the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Some doctoral programs in Counselor Education and Supervision only accept students who received their master's degree from a CACREP-accredited program, and South University Clinical Mental Health Counseling program faculty prepare them for this opportunity should they choose to further their education. CACREP accreditation is both a national and international accreditation.
The South University, Cleveland Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 535-5990 www.cacrep.org.
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