Accredited Programs in Counseling Psychology

The University of Akron (PhD)
Department of Counseling
Department of Psychology
Akron, OH 44325
April 13, 1990
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

University at Albany, State University of New York (PhD)
(formerly listed as State University of New York at Albany)
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology
Albany, NY 12222
May 8, 1980
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

Arizona State University (PhD)
School of Letters and Sciences
Tempe, AZ 85287-0611
April 1, 1972
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Arizona State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

Auburn University (PhD)
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, & Counseling/School Psychology
Auburn, AL 36849
May 6, 1988
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

Ball State University (PhD)
Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services
Muncie, IN 47306
May 4, 1982
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Ball State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

Boston College (PhD)
Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
May 7, 1982
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

Brigham Young University (PhD)
Counseling Psychology and Special Education
Provo, UT 84602
June 28, 2000
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2021

At its meeting on July 20, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the Brigham Young University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

University of British Columbia (PhD)
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, and Special Education
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4
Canada
Oct. 27, 2000
Accredited through the 2014-2015 academic year
Will be withdrawn effective September 1, 2015

Carlow University (PsyD)
Department of Psychology & Counseling
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
April 20, 2011
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

Chatham University (PsyD)
Graduate Psychology Department
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
September 10, 2013
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the counseling PsyD program at Chatham University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

Cleveland State University (PhD)
Urban Education Ph.D. Program: Counseling Psychology
Cleveland, OH 44115
June 18, 2010
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2021

At its meeting on July 20, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Cleveland State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

Colorado State University (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Fort Collins, CO 80523
March 1, 1970
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

University of Denver (PhD)
Morgridge College of Education
Denver, CO 80208
May 16, 1986
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

University of Florida (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Gainesville, FL 32611-2250
Jan. 15, 1954
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

Fordham University (PhD)
Division of Psychological and Educational Services
New York, NY 10023
April 19, 1990
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

University of Georgia (PhD)
Department of Counseling & Human Development Services
Athens, GA 30602
April 3, 1984
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

Georgia State University (PhD)
Department of Counseling and Psychological Services
Atlanta, GA 30302
May 1, 1984
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Georgia State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

University of Houston (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
Houston, TX 77204
April 14, 1987
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2015

Howard University (PhD)
School of Education
Washington, DC 20059
April 29, 2002
Accredited, on probation
Next site visit scheduled Fall 2014

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
Division of Counseling Psychology
Champaign, IL 61820
Nov. 8, 1985
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

Indiana State University (PhD)
Department of Communications Disorders and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology
Terre Haute, IN 47809
May 6, 1980
Accredited, inactive
*This program is no longer admitting students and is scheduled to be phased-out.

Indiana University—Bloomington (PhD)
Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology
Bloomington, IN 47405-1006
June 23, 1988
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

University of Iowa (PhD)
Division of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
Iowa City, IA 52242
May 13, 1980
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

Iowa State University (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Ames, IA 50011-3180
March 1, 1973
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

University of Kansas (PhD)
Department of Psychology and Research in Education
Lawrence, KS 66045
March 1, 1971 (1955-1970)
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Kansas, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

University of Kentucky (PhD)
Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
Lexington, KY 40506-0017
Nov. 9, 1983
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2015

Lehigh University (PhD)
Department of Education and Human Services
Bethlehem, PA 18015-4792
Dec. 3, 1993
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2016

Louisiana Tech University (PhD)
Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Ruston, LA 71272
Oct. 18, 2002
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2013

University of Louisville (PhD)
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology
Louisville, KY 40292
Nov. 18, 1999
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

Loyola University of Chicago (PhD)
School of Education
Chicago, IL 60611
Nov. 29, 1984
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

Marquette University (PhD)
Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Jan. 15, 2002
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

University of Maryland—College Park (PhD)
Dept. of Psychology/Dept. of Counseling and Personnel Services
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
College Park, MD 20742
April 16, 1953
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

McGill University (PhD)
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2
Canada
March 30, 2000
Accredited through the 2014-2015 academic year
Will be withdrawn effective September 1, 2015

The University of Memphis (PhD)
(formerly listed as Memphis State University)
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research
Memphis, TN 38152
Oct. 17, 1989
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

University of Miami (PhD)
Department of Educational and Psychological Studies
Coral Gables, FL 33124
Feb. 7, 1989
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

University of Minnesota (PhD)
Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology Program
Department of Educational Psychology
Minneapolis, MN 55455
April 8, 1965
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2013

University of Minnesota (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Dec. 15, 1952
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2015

University of Missouri—Columbia (PhD)
Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
Columbia, MO 65211
April 29, 1953
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

University of Missouri—Kansas City (PhD)
Division of Counseling and Educational Psychology
Kansas City, MO 64110
Feb. 22, 1985
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

University of Nebraska—Lincoln (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
Lincoln, NE 68588
April 20, 1959
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

New Mexico State University (PhD)
Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology
Las Cruces, NM 88003
May 2, 1995
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

New York University (PhD)
Department of Applied Psychology
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
New York, NY 10003
April 17, 1981
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2016

University of North Dakota (PhD)
Department of Counseling Psychology and Community Services
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8255
April 10, 1987
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

University of North Texas (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Denton, TX 76203
Dec. 5, 1978
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

Northeastern University (PhD)
Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology
Boston, MA 02115
May 6, 2014
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2021

At its meeting on July 20, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Northeastern University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program's last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA's professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies .

University of Northern Colorado (PhD)
Department of Applied Psychology and Counselor Education
Greeley, CO 80639
Jan. 15, 2010 
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Northern Colorado, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

University of Oklahoma (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
Norman, OK 73019-0260
Oct. 25, 1988
Accredited
Next site visit not yet scheduled

Oklahoma State University (PhD)
School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology
Stillwater, OK 74078
Nov. 20, 1992
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2013

University of Oregon (PhD)
Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services
Eugene, OR 97403-5251
Jan. 12, 1955
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

Our Lady of the Lake University (PsyD)
School of Professional Studies
San Antonio, TX 78207-4689
May 12, 1995
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

Pennsylvania State University (PhD)
Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, and Rehabilitation Services
University Park, PA 16802
Nov. 12, 1982
Accredited, inactive
Next site visit scheduled 2020 
*This program is no longer admitting students and is scheduled to be phased-out.

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at University at Pennsylvania State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

Purdue University (PhD)
Department of Educational Studies
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Oct. 4, 2002
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

Radford University (PsyD) 
Department of Psychology
Radford, VA 24142
June 21, 2012
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2016

Seton Hall University (PhD)
Department of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy
South Orange, NJ 07079
Oct. 22, 1999
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

Southern Illinois University—Carbondale (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Carbondale, IL 62901
Dec. 1, 1961
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

University of Southern Mississippi (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
June 29, 1979
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Southern Mississippi, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

University of St. Thomas (PsyD)
Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005
Oct. 3, 2000
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2016

Teachers College, Columbia University (PhD)
Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology
New York, NY 10027
Jan. 1, 1952
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

University of Tennessee—Knoxville (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Knoxville, TN 37996
April 18, 1980
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2016

Tennessee State University (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Nashville, TN 37209-1561
March 10, 2000
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

Texas A&M University (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
College Station, TX 77843-4225
Dec. 8, 1981
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2015

University of Texas at Austin (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
Austin, TX 78712
Jan. 12, 1953
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2015

Texas Tech University (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Lubbock, TX 79409
April 24, 1964
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2020

At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Texas Tech University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

Texas Woman's University (PhD)
Department of Psychology and Philosophy
Denton, TX 76204
June 20, 1995
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

University of Utah (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
March 1, 1957
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2021

At its meeting on July 20, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Utah, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.

Virginia Commonwealth University (PhD)
Department of Psychology
Richmond, VA 23284-2018
Oct. 28, 1980
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2018

Washington State University (PhD)
Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology
Pullman, WA 99164
Sept. 29, 1989
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

West Virginia University (PhD)
Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Counseling Psychology
Morgantown, WV 26506-6122
Jan. 13, 1989
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2017

Western Michigan University (PhD)
Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Feb. 12, 1993
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

University of Wisconsin—Madison (PhD)
Department of Counseling Psychology
Madison, WI 53706
Oct. 29, 1985
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2019

University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee (PhD)
Department of Educational Psychology
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Oct. 14, 1996
Accredited
Next site visit scheduled 2014

Updated Aug. 19, 2014