Recipient of the 2016 Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Outstanding Master’s Program Award.
The MA in counseling program strives to achieve the highest standards of training for clinical mental health counselors emphasizing professionalism, counselor identity formation, reflective self-awareness and exploration of spirituality and values in a community environment.
EMU’s Master of Arts in Counseling program is accredited in Clinical Mental Health
Counseling by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students graduating with a CACREP-accredited degree can more often easily achieve state counseling licensure and experience
greater ease of license portability between state licensing boards. Students with
CACREP-accredited counseling degrees are often considered exceptional candidates for doctoral
For more information about the counseling profession, contact the American Counseling Association.