Accredited or Approved programs

ACCREDITED PROGRAMS

The following links are for organizations/entities currently recognized in the Board's curriculum requirements.  The links are provided for informational purposes only.  Applicants should verify accreditation with their university or college.

SOCIAL WORK
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

COUNSELING
Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)

SUBSTANCE ABUSE
National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)

BOARD APPROVED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-3253(14), the Board may review educational curricula of regionally accredited colleges or universities with programs not otherwise accredited by an organization or entity recognized by the Board (such as those listed above) to determine if the curricula is consistent with the requirements in A.R.S. Title 32, Ch. 33 for licensure.

Beginning November 1, 2015, the Board will accept applications for curriculum approval.  Colleges or universities interested in applying may submit a Curriculum Approval Application and curriculum grid for their educational program.

CURRICULUM APPROVAL APPLICATIONS UNDER REVIEW

College/University Program Title
   

APPROVED PROGRAMS

College/University Program Title Meets requirements for License(s) Board Approved Dt Approval Expiration Dt Effective* Program Info
University of Arizona Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling Specialty LAC, LPC 02/04/2016 02/03/2021 Fall 2012 semester View
Grand Canyon University Master of Science in Professional Counseling LAC, LPC 03/04/2016 03/03/2021 08/29/2013 View
Arizona State University Masters of Advanced Studies in Marriage and Family Therapy LAMFT, LMFT 05/06/2016 05/05/2021 Fall 2007 semester View
Fuller Theological Seminary Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy LAMFT, LMFT 05/06/2016 05/05/2021 Fall 2014 semester View
Grand Canyon University Master of Science in Christian Counseling LAC, LPC 06/03/2016 06/02/2021 02/17/2014 View
Ottawa University Master of Arts in Counseling LAC, LPC 10/07/2016 10/06/2021 Early Summer 2016 View
Phoenix Seminary Master of Arts in Counseling LAC, LPC 12/02/2016 12/01/2021 Fall 2014 View
Grand Canyon University Bachelor of Science in Counseling - Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse LSAT 02/03/2017 02/02/2022 11/02/2015 View

* For applicants beginning the program on or after the effective date and completing the approved program.

A.A.C. R4-6-307 - Approval of an Educational Program (applicable rule)
Curriculum Approval Application
Curriculum grid for Counseling program
Curriculum grid for Marriage and Family Therapy program
Curriculum grid for Substance Abuse program

For previously approved educational programs:
Approved Educational Program Annual Certification
Educational Program Change Approval Request