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CACREP Statistics and Accreditation Information

All of our students are prepared across the 8 core CACREP areas as well as all of the individual standards within either school counseling or clinical mental health counseling. Our program has developed and maintained a number of excellent practicum and internship sites that support the development of our students.

CACREP Statistics for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduates 

Year 2020-2021
Number Enrolled 29
Number of Graduates 4
Completion Rate 100%
LPC Examination Pass Rate 100%
Job Placement Rate 100%**
**Percentage of students actively seeking employment in the counseling field.

Job prospects for our graduates in counseling are strong. In 2020, there were 327,500 counselors employed nationwide. Employment projections for 2030 shows a 23% increase to 402,600 jobs with 41,000 annual projected job openings.

Career Outlook taken from: https://www.careeronestop.org

 

Given A&M-Texarkana’s unique position--the four states area--Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana job markets lie at our doorstep. In fact, LPCs in a 100 mile radius are graduates of our program providing a strong alumni network for graduates.

Mission Statement

The Texas A&M University-Texarkana Counseling Program, through high quality instruction and educational opportunities develops talented counselors, life-long learners and leaders in our field. Graduates of our program serve the mental health and educational needs of the diverse residents of Texas, border states, throughout the country, and around the world. Graduates are expected to serve as actively engaged agents of change in providing care for diverse populations. Through ethical practice and professional conduct, our graduates are expected to advocate for the field, serve their clients and meet the needs of an ever-changing world.

Accreditation Information:

2021 Vital Statistics Report
2020 Vital Statistics Report
Program Evaluation Outcomes Report

"Why become a professional counselor?" (2018) Retrieved from http://www.cacrep.org/for-students/why-become-a-professional-counselor/.
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