The CoA public comment system remains open for viewing of comments received during Phase I and Phase II of the revision process.
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, 913KB)
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.
- Withdrawing Programs: Programs voluntarily withdrawing from accreditation
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