The mission of the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling is to:
Andrews University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. It is also accredited by The Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges and Universities.
The School of Education (College of Education & International Services), as a unit, is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE has approved one program within this department: School Psychology.
The Michigan Department of Education has approved the following programs: School Psychology and School Counseling.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has awarded full recognition to the EdS program in School Psychology.
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 accredited the two MA degrees in counseling: the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the MA in School Counseling. The accreditation for both programs runs through October 31, 2020.
The American Psychological Association (APA) has accredited the PhD program in Counseling Psychology.