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The Psy.D. and M.S. School Psychology programs are approved by The New York State Board of Regents and by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

Masters in School Psychology Program Annual Report and Student Outcomes https://apps.nasponline.org/standards-and-certification/graduate-education/index.aspx?id=958221. 

Additionally the Psy.D. program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) accredited on contingency as of October 28, 2018.*
We are also currently a Doctoral Program Associate (DPA) member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral & Internship Centers (AAPIC)

* "Accreditation, on contingency" is an accredited status and designates that a doctoral program is consistent, substantively and procedurally, with the Standards of Accreditation with the exception of the provision of outcome data.   Programs may seek this status prior to a cohort completing the program. If you complete a program that is recognized as "Accredited, on contingency, effective before your graduation date, you will have completed an accredited program.   Our current status is in effect until October 28, 2023. Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Programs Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979/Email: apaaccred@apa.org

Roberts Wesleyan University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York, Rochester Area Colleges, Rochester Regional Library Council, the Association of Free Methodist Educational Institutions, the Council of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Coalition of Christian Colleges and Universities.