Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
CoA is accepting third-party comment through Sept. 8, 2014 on programs scheduled to undergo a site visit for periodic review during the Winter 2015 Cycle.
Search for Accredited Programs
Search our database of up-to-date listings of programs' accredited status, including: doctoral programs (clinical, counseling, school and combined); internship programs; and postdoctoral residency programs (traditional clinical and specialty).
News and Announcements
CoA Update, a quarterly newsletter, provides the latest news from the commission.
Other Program Statuses
Programs will remain on these lists for (1) calendar year after the effective date of the final decision.
Accreditation Process and Self-study
CoA Policies and Procedures
Frequently asked questions:
- About accreditation
The purpose of accreditation, kinds of accredited programs, understanding statuses of accreditation, etc.
- Choosing a program
The importance of accreditation, how to find and verify accredited programs, how to select a program, etc.
APA Accreditation: Protecting the Public
A brief history of CoA, describing its fundamental values and usual practices.
CoA Response to Student Petition Regarding the Internship Imbalance
Reviewing revisions to IR D.4-7(b) implemented in 2013, outlining additional developments to address concerns related to the internship imbalance.