Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
The Counselor Education program area at the UVA School of Education and Human Development is CACPREP accredited. All master's degree students in counseling are required to take 34 credit hours of core courses in the eight foundational areas as specified by CACREP. In addition to the core courses, students that matriculated into the program prior to Fall 2024 must take 24 credit hours of courses specific to their area of specialization (e.g. School Counseling), and student matriculating in Fall 2024 or later must take must take 27 credit hours of courses specific to their area of specialization (e.g. School Counseling).
The University of Virginia Counselor Education Program, School Counseling Specialty Area is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) through October 31, 2027. The program will comply with CACREP’s policy and standards in order to maintain this accreditation status through that date. Any substantive changes will be made known publicly and reported directly to CACREP.
Counselor Education Program Vital Statistics and Program/Student Outcomes
University of Virginia
Institution Type: Public
Location: Southern Region
School Counseling Program
Minimum Credits: 58
Current Enrollment 2022-23: 56
School Counseling Program and Student Outcomes
Number of graduates in 2022: 24
Program completion rate in 2022: 96%
Exam Passing Rates
School Counseling License: No Exam Needed
National Certified Counselor Exam: 100%
Job Placement Rate in 2022: 100%
Faculty and Student Demographics
Number: 7 full‐time (71% identify as female; 29% male)
57% identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color
Number 49 (89% female; 11% male)
27% identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color
Each year the Counselor Education program collects data from program graduates, employers of graduates, and site supervisors, as well as monitors student key performance indicators and key professional dispositions. The program faculty review this data and use the findings to inform program modification and curriculum changes. Below please find the links to the program's annual reports.