Accreditation


Institutional Accreditation and Approval

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) since 2011. Click here to view our Statement of Accreditation Status. TCSPP was previously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC) from 1984 to 2012.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 748-9001
Fax: (510) 748-9797
www.wascsenior.org

Specialized Accreditation

Chicago Campus

The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology (Chicago Campus) is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). More information about APA accreditation is available here.

The American Psychological Association
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone:  (202) 336-5979 / E-mail:  apaaccred@apa.org
Web:  www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

Additional information about accreditation status and frequently asked questions for the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program at the Los Angeles campus is available here.

Additional information about accreditation status and frequently asked questions for the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program at the Washington, D.C. campus is available here.

Information about the accreditation status and frequently asked questions for the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program at XULA is available here.

Specialized Approval

The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology (Chicago Campus) is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), authorizing the institution to conduct the program and recommend candidates for certification by entitlement. More information about the Illinois State Board of Education is available at www.isbe.net.

State Licenses

Alabama

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is granted permission by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education to offer its online programs to Alabama students through December 15, 2014.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has been licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education to offer its online programs to Alabama students through December 15, 2014.

California

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has authority to operate in the State of California by way of an exemption granted by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code section 94874(i).

Illinois

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved to operate and grant degrees in the State of Illinois by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Kansas

The Kansas Board of Regents has granted a Certificate of Approval to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology through October 19, 2014.

[This approval was obtained exclusively for The Chicago School’s online programs ONLY.]

Maryland

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission through June 30, 2014 to enroll Maryland students in fully online distance education programs listed below. The Commission’s registration of the fully online programs is not an authorization of the institution to operate in Maryland or an approval or endorsement of the institution’s programs.

Students wishing to make a complaint about the institution should follow the process outlined here.

Minnesota

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

[This approval was obtained exclusively for The Chicago School’s online programs ONLY.]

New Mexico

The New Mexico Higher Education Department determined that The Chicago School of Professional Psychology qualifies to be exempt from regulation based on the fact that the institution is regionally accredited. Students who are residents of New Mexico and wish to make a complaint about the institution should follow the process outlined here.

[This approval was obtained exclusively for The Chicago School’s online programs ONLY.]

Oregon

The Oregon Office of Degree Authorization granted approval to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology to offer online degree programs and courses for college credit to students in Oregon. This approval is valid until June 30, 2014 for online programs only.

Washington, D.C.

The District of Columbia Higher Education Licensure Commission has granted a Certificate of License to Operate and Institution of Higher Education to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology through January 31, 2015 to offer courses or instruction leading to the award of certificates, diplomas or degrees in the District of Columbia.

Wisconsin

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has been approved by the Wisconsin Educational Approval Board to do business in Wisconsin as a private school, subject to the provisions of Wisconsin Statutes 38.50 and all administrative rules adopted pursuant to the statutes. Approval only includes those courses of instruction and those teaching locations which are specifically approved by the Board.

[This approval was obtained exclusively for The Chicago School’s online programs ONLY.]

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Affiliations and Recognitions

The Chicago School is an affiliate of the nonprofit TCS Education System (TCS ES), which features a network of fellow nonprofit institutions, each backed by a model of education that prepares socially responsible professionals in applied fields such as education, psychology, and law. Other TCS ES affiliates include Pacific Oaks College, The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law, Dallas Nursing Institute, Saybrook University, and Pacific Oaks Children’s School. Learn more at www.tcsedsystem.edu.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is also an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, which has recognized the school for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity.


Accountability

  • Public Accountability
  • Disclosure of Key Institutional Data
  • Planning Documents

Consumer Disclosures

  • Federal Disclosure Notices
  • General Intuitional Information
  • Student Financial Assistance
  • Student Outcomes
  • Health and Safety
  • Privacy Rights

 

This page was last updated August 14, 2014.