About Our Department

Our Mission
 

The mission of the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling is to:

  • Prepare professional psychologists, counselors, and learning specialists who are committed to excellence and world-wide service 
  • Provide training based on a Christian worldview and philosophy that promotes the balanced development of the mental, physical, social, and spiritual nature of persons 
  • Respect human diversity and the uniqueness of each person as one created by God
  • Uphold the principles of Scripture as a guide for interpersonal relations. 
Our 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 conferred accreditation to the following program areas in the Department of Graduate Psychology & Counseling at Andrews University:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • School Counseling (MA)

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Andrews University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The accreditation runs through October 31, 2012. (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 counseling program is currently seeking accreditation for this program as a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, per CACREP guidelines.)


The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has approved the EdS program in School Psychology. The Michigan State Department of Education has approved the following programs:

  • School Counseling (MA)
  • Special Education (MS)
  • School Psychology (EdS)
Phone: 269-471-3473   Toll-free: 800-471-6210   Email: gpc@andrews.edu
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