In order to qualify for the LAC/LPC, the state of New Jersey requires the completion of a master's degree (or doctoral degree) in counseling from a CACREP-accredited program. "CACREP" stands for Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs. CACREP is an accrediting body that accredits master's and doctoral programs in colleges and universities around the United States and internationally. Below is a list of CACREP-accredited mental health counseling programs listed by county in New Jersey. For further information about CACREP, you can visit www.cacrep.org. In addition, CACREP is offering A Guide to Graduate Programs in Counseling for purchase.