School of Psychology & Counseling

Accreditation

Regent University and the graduate School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) are accredited, certified, and/or a member of the following bodies:

University Accreditation

Counseling Accreditation

  • The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has accredited the following programs in the School of Psychology & Counseling: Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling*, Master of Arts in School Counseling, and Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision.

Clinical Psychology Accreditation

*The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Regent University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The accreditation runs through March 31, 2016. (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 Regent University Counseling Department intends to seek accreditation for this program as a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program when it comes up for reaccreditation, per CACREP guidelines). The Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling degree program is not yet accredited by CACREP, but is expected to go under review in 2015 at the next accreditation evaluation.

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