Counselor Education - M.Ed.
Welcome to the Counselor Education program at Georgia Regents University. The program is designed to train professional counselors at the graduate level in the specializations of School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC).
Both the School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling concentration areas are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The accreditation runs through October 31, 2015. (Note: The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is currently accredited under the 2001 Standards for Community Counseling as a Community Counseling program. The CACREP 2009 standards combine the Community Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling standards into standards for Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs. The counseling program intends to seek accreditation for this program as a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program when it comes up for accreditation, per CACREP guidelines.) Roughly half of the counseling programs in the country currently meet the exacting CACREP standards, and the faculty is extremely proud of the significant achievement.NCATE Accreditation
The Counselor Education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Certification for School Counselors
The Georgia Regents University Counselor Education Program for School Counseling has been reviewed and approved by the Professional Standards Commission of the State of Georgia. This allows School Counseling Certification to be awarded upon completion of all requirements. All inquiries regarding certification can be processed through the Certification Officer in the College of Education. (View More)
Licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Georgia requires the student to pursue three years of supervised practice after the completion of Masters Degree program. An examination, the National Counselor Examination (NCE), is required for all students seeking licensure. (View More)
Note:Faculty of the Georgia Regents University Counselor Education Program will provide information on certification and licensure during Orientation, introductory courses, and during Internship Seminars.
For More Information
Student Advising Worksheet
Instructions for Students Completing Graduation Paperwork
Forms and Documents
Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling Honor Society)
Counselor Education Training Center (CETC)
Counselors in the CSRA
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American School Counseling Association (ASCA)