The mission of the Counselor Education Programs at The Citadel is to prepare elementary and secondary school counselors and college student affairs specialists to have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be principled educational leaders. These leaders are knowledgeable, reflective, and ethical professionals who are committed to the provision of an educational environment focused toward a learner-centered education.
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) granted initial accreditation in July 2005.
Current CACREP accreditation is effective until October 31, 2021, to The Citadel’s School Counseling Programs which offer a Master of Education in Counselor Education in Elementary or Secondary School Counseling.
Master’s Degree Ranking
Ranked #2 out of 24 in Best Master’s Degree Schools in South Carolina Ranking
*Source: College Factual’s 2022 Best Quality Rankings