Our program is dedicated to educating, mentoring, and preparing students with a grounding in theory and an emphasis on skills to enter the field of counseling. A variety of class formats are offered to accommodate working adults. Generally, classes meet on night a week. Some classes are offered in 8 week terms, and some are offered on Saturdays every other week. Some classes are also offered at the Arrowhead Park Campus in Maumee, but please note that only up to 24 semester hours of the program may be taken at the Maumee campus.
The Community Mental Health Counseling is nationally accredited as a Community Counseling program by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) through March 31, 2019. The School Counseling program also is nationally accredited by CACREP through March 31, 2019. CACREP policy states that accreditation applies to graduates of the program up to twelve (12) months prior to the date the decision was made. The MAC program was accredited in January of 2011, graduates of the MAC program between January 2010 and January 2011 are considered CACREP graduates.
The Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) is a 48-hour program designed to exceed the national academic standards set forth by the CACREP and to exceed board requirements for students who are seeking licensure as a Professional Counselor (PC), Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC), or a Professional School Counselor (PSC) in the state of Ohio.
- Our programs are nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP is the national accrediting body representing standards of excellence in the counseling profession.
- Our Community Mental Health Counseling program curriculum has been approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.
- Our School Counseling program curriculum has been approved by the Ohio Department of Education.
- Our students have a 95% (on average) first time rate for the Praxis II exam and the National Counselor Exam, which are used for licensure in Ohio.
- Our distinguished faculty is comprised of award winning leaders in the field of counseling who have made significant contributions to the field in their respective areas of interest.
- Our program utilizes a state of the art counseling lab for training purposes allowing students ample opportunity to develop and practice their professional skills.
Additional information on this program can also be viewed in the Master of Arts in Counseling brochure.
Counseling Department Announcements
- MAC Achieves Permanent Accreditation Status
- Heidelberg Hosts NWOCA Workshop
- MAC Students to Present at AOCC
- BCI/FBI Background Check Request Policy
- New Policy for Payment of BCI and FBI Background Checks - 1/19/10