Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

CACREP logoWalden’s Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision; M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling; and M.S. in Mental Health Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP is an independent accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation that accredits counselor-preparation programs. Walden is one of the few higher education institutions to offer these CACREP-accredited degree programs in professional counseling online.

This accreditation ensures that our program meets CACREP standards of quality and relevance to the profession. Graduating from a CACREP-accredited degree program can provide you with:

  • Access to more employment opportunities nationwide.
  • An advantage when applying to doctoral degree programs.
  • A streamlined state counseling licensing application process.
  • The skills and credibility to maximize your impact on the profession.

Learn more about accreditation at Walden.