Accreditation and Verification

Southeast Missouri State University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

The Career Counseling Program, Mental Health Counseling Program, and School Counseling Program at Southeast Missouri State University are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). These programs are accredited through the eight-year accreditation cycle ending October 31, 2021. Students graduating from a CACREP program are assured a quality educational experience. Counseling students can be certified counselors by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) once they have passed the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE). As a result of the accreditation, the NCE is administered on the Southeast campus.

Association for Behavior Analysis International Verification

The Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis program at Southeast Missouri State University is verified by the Association for Behavior Analysis International. The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the Applied Behavior Analysis courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst ® or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst ® examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination. The verified course sequence is valid until March 31, 2020.


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Department of Psychology and Counseling
One University Plaza, MS 5700
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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