Professional Associations and Certification Organizations

Professional Associations


American Association of State Counseling Boards (AASCB)
5999 Stevenson Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia 22304
Phone: (703) 212-2239
Fax: (703) 212-4884

American Counseling Association (ACA)
5999 Stevenson Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia 22304
Phone: (800) 347-6647
TDD: (703) 823-6862

Regional Accrediting Associations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
209 Burlington Road
Bedford, MA 01730-1433
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
The Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602
Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities (NWCCU)
8060 165th Ave, NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
American Samoa, California, Guam, Hawaii, Trust Territory of the Pacific

Professional Accrediting Organizations

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 535-5990

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
1 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: ( 202) 955-6126
Fax: (202) 955-6129

National Certification Organizations

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
3 Terrace Way
Greensboro, NC 27403-3660
Phone: (336) 547-0607
Fax: (336) 547-0017

Commission of Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)
1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (847) 944-1325

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