Our clinical and counseling psychology programs are accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), which allows students in those areas to sit for licensure exams upon obtaining their degrees. Inquiries about the accreditation status of the Counseling Psychology program can be obtained from the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (CoA). CoA can be reached at:
American Psychological Association
Office of Program Consultation & Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Our clinical program is also accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System.**
The Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research program at the University of Minnesota is a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science, a coalition of doctoral training programs that share a common goal of producing and applying scientific knowledge to the assessment, understanding, and amelioration of human problems. Membership in the Academy is granted only after a thorough peer review process.
Membership in the Academy indicates that the Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research program at the University of Minnesota is committed to excellence in scientific training, and to using clinical science as the foundation for designing, implementing, and evaluating assessment and intervention procedures. The program was one of those involved in starting the Academy.
**Questions related to the program's PCSAS accreditation status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System
Richard M. McFall, executive director
1101 East Tenth Street
IU Psychology Building
Bloomington, IN 47405-7007
(812) 856-2570 / firstname.lastname@example.org