The CoA public comment system remains open for viewing of comments received during Phase I and for accepting comments on Phase II questions.
Reporting program changes
Criteria and Procedures
Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P) (PDF, 151KB)
Accreditation criteria for doctoral, internship, and postdoctoral residency programs.
Accreditation Operating Procedures (AOP) (PDF, 253KB)
Procedures that guide the accreditation process.
Implementing Regulations (IRs)- View by relevant section below:
Section A: Policies Governing Accreditation (PDF, 167KB)
Section C: IRs related to the Guidelines & Principles (PDF, 415KB)
Section C is designed as a companion piece to the G&P, containing statements and policies that elucidate, interpret, and operationally define the accreditation criteria.
Section D: IRs related to the Accreditation Operating Procedures (PDF, 219KB)
Section D is designed as a companion piece to the AOP, containing statements and policies that elucidate, interpret, and operationally define the accreditation procedures.
Section E: Self-Governance and Regulation (PDF, 1MB)
Listings of Accredited Programs
Up-to-date listings of programs’ accredited status:
Programs that have submitted self-studies for initial accreditation
Listings of Previously Accredited Programs
Programs will remain on these lists for (1) calendar year after the effective date of revocation or withdrawal.
For Programs and Site Visitors
For Students and the General Public
The importance of accreditation, choosing a program, what probation means, and more
- CoA Response to Student Petition Regarding the Internship Imbalance