Argosy University, Hawaii Receives Five Year Grant of Continued Accreditation from American Psychological Association
HONOLULU, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Hawaii School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Hawaii is pleased to announce that it has been granted an award of five years continued accreditation for its Doctor of Psychology in the Clinical Psychology Program (PsyD) by the American Psychological Association (APA).
“Accreditation by the APA is the model of excellence for doctoral programs in clinical psychology. It is confirmation that The Hawaii School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Hawaii meets the standards established by this leading professional organization, and that our faculty, curriculum, and support systems offer our students an uncompromising education,” said Argosy University, Hawaii President Dr. Warren Evans.
The APA Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA) is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council of Higher Education Accreditation, as the national accrediting authority for professional education and training in psychology.
According to Dr. Michael Omizo, Program Chair of the Clinical Psychology Program, APA accreditation reflects the highest standard a program can achieve at the doctoral level. He refers to accreditation as a stamp of approval on the strength of the curriculum and the clinical training program, and the quality of the faculty.
About Argosy University
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 28 campus locations in 13 states and online, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals. Degree levels and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.
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