Eligible clinical science programs can apply for PCSAS accreditation. Successful accreditation applications are dependent on meeting a number of standards after evaluation by the PCSAS Review Committee.
To be eligible to apply for PCSAS accreditation, candidate programs must meet several requirements.
Successful accreditation requires that programs meet or exceed 11 accreditation standards.
PCSAS’s approach to reviewing applications is modeled after the federal grant review panels and involves a review committee of at least nine members.
PCSAS has a standard application process for existing clinical psychology programs seeking PCSAS clinical science accreditation or reaccreditation.
PCSAS has created a multi-stage pathway to accreditation for new clinical psychology programs seeking PCSAS accreditation.
A series of standard procedural steps are followed during the PCSAS accreditation process.
PCSAS provides an appeal process for accreditation decisions made by the Review Committee.