Western Michigan University's Ph.D. program in counseling psychology has been accredited by the American Psychological Association since the initial accreditation in 1993.
- WMU's Ph.D. program in counselor education and supervision is CACREP Accredited. The M.A. programs in counselor education in clinical mental health counseling; college counseling; marriage, couple and family counseling; school counseling; and rehabilitation counseling are CACREP Accredited.
WMU's rehabilitation counseling program (suspended) is offered as a joint program in rehabilitation counseling/teaching (specialization in blindness and low vision).
Two on-site low-cost clinics, one in Kalamazoo and one in Grand Rapids, provide a variety of counseling services and serve as primary training facilities for master’s and doctoral level students.
WMU's Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology emphasizes the importance of addressing the needs of an increasingly diverse society and many faculty maintain active professional and research interests concerning various aspects of multicultural and diversity studies.