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The Commission on the Accreditation of
Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology


Read the Commission’s official Statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and conducting virtual accreditation reviews and site visits. Read more…

The August 2020 Annual CAPACS Board Meeting will be conducted via Secure Zoom Videoconference. For additional information, Read more…

Read the Commission's Statement Welcoming International Programs.

Preview articles on accreditation and Commissioners' other contributions to the literature on the CAPACS "Resources" web page.

The Commission invites you to contact us about CAPACS accreditation for your Program in Applied, Clinical, or Public Sociology, or Sociological Practice. Contact us.

Meet the Commission at Upcoming Informational Sessions

Please visit the CAPACS Workshop and Informational Session web page for information on upcoming CAPACS Accreditation Review Committee (ARC) and Site Visit Team (SVT) Training Workshops and CAPACS Informational Sessions. Read more...

Program News

See Slides, Photos, and a Press Release for Some CAPACS Programs. Read more...

Commissioners’ Corner

CAPACS invites undergraduate and graduate programs in sociological practice (applied, clinical, engaged public, translational, and forensic sociology) to download a PDF of the Commission's informational slideshow on accreditation, a published article on "Accreditation" co-authored by CAPACS Chair, Dr. Michael Fleischer, and CAPACS Vice-Chair, Dr. Norma Winston, and the "CAPACS Ad" for department newsletters, colleagues, alumni, and friends.Click here for more information….

CAPACS Quick-Tips

Make sure your program in sociological practice (applied, clinical, engaged public, translational, and forensic sociology) is ready for CAPACS accreditation. Read more

Know the suggested timelines for accreditation and reaccreditation, and site visitations.

Download the "Big City University Self Study Report Template" (narrative only) in PDF for preparing your Program Report. A Word version also is available on the "Preparing for Accreditation" web page.

For more information or assistance, please "Contact CAPACS