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CACREP 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 granted accreditation to the following programs in Counseling and Human Development within the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Walsh University: Mental Health Counseling (M.A. degree) and School Counseling (M.A. degree)."

Re-accreditation date is March 31, 2015. 

Program Outcomes Report

 

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

In the last 12 months (through Spring 2013) 16 students graduated. 46% of students complete within a minimum of 3 years; 80% complete within 5 years. The program does not operate on a strict cohort model and accommodates both full-time and part-time students. Most all students work full time while they are in the program. Those who start as full-time students become part-time at Practicum and Internship in order to maintain their employment. Additionally, a number of the CMHC students also complete the School Counseling specialty requirements prior to graduation. Over the last seven years (based on state data), CMHC students have a 100% pass rate on the NCE for their initial license, and have a 88-90% pass rate on the NCMHCE exam for the independent license. The job placement rate with 180 days of graduation is 87.5%.

School Counseling Program

In the last 12 months 8 students graduated (through Spring 2013). The program does not operate on a strict cohort model and accommodates both full-time and part-time students. Most all students work full time while they are in the program. Those who start as full-time students become part-time at Practicum and Internship in order to maintain their employment. Over the last 12 years (based on state data), School Counseling students have a 100% pass rate on the Praxis II in School Counseling. The job placement rate within 180 days of graduation is 25%. Some graduates choose to remain in their positions as teachers.

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