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  • 1.About Accreditation
    The kinds of doctoral and internship programs accredited by the APA, why accreditation is important, and the difference between APA accreditation and institutional accreditation.
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  • 2.What is the difference between APA accreditation and institutional accreditation?
    The APA Commission on Accreditation is a specialized/professional accreditor. APA accreditation only extends to specific doctoral graduate programs, predoctoral internships and postdoctoral residencies in professional psychology.
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  • 3.What is accreditation?
    Accreditation is public notification that an institution or program meets standards of quality set forth by an accrediting agency and is committed to self-study and external review to enhance the quality of education and training provided.
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  • 4.What happens when a program's accreditation is revoked?
    A programs accreditation is revoked when it is not currently consistent with the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation of Programs in Professional Psychology. It will undergo review by the Commission on Accreditation (CoA).
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  • 5.Why is accreditation important?
    Accreditation ensures programs meet nationally endorsed standards, provides a formal process for ongoing evaluation, and allows for discussion of education and training.
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  • 6.How does a program become accredited?
    Per the Accreditation Operating Procedures, voluntary accreditation includes a self-study describing training goals, competencies, and faculty; a site visit; and a report to the Commission on Accreditation.
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  • 7.Will I have trouble getting a job as a psychologist or becoming licensed if I don't go to an accredited program?
    Graduating from an accredited program ensures professional quality and may facilitate licensure.
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  • 8.What kinds of programs are accredited?
    APA accredits doctoral graduate programs in clinical, counseling, school psychology, other developed practice areas, and combination programs; predoctoral internships; and postdoctoral residencies.
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  • 9.Are programs outside the United States accredited?
    The accrediting authority of the Commission on Accreditation (CoA) extends to programs in the United States, its territories and Canada, including Puerto Rico.
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  • 10.How can I verify that a program is accredited?
    The official listing of accredited professional psychology programs can be found in the December edition of the American Psychologist. Updated lists can be obtained from the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation.
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