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


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.

Next Commission Meeting will be held at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in New York City from 6:30 to 10:30 PM, on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the New York Hilton, Lincoln Suite, Fourth Floor. For additional information, Read more...

Meet the Commission at Upcoming Informational Sessions

The Next CAPACS Accreditation Review Committee and Site Visit Team Training Workshop will be held at the 2019 AACS Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. Read more...

Program News

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

Commissioners’ Corner

CAPACS invites its accredited programs, and everyone, to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS). Portland, OR. October 17-19, 2019. Conference theme: “The Profession of Sociological Practice.”

CAPACS Quick-Tips

Make sure your program in applied, clinical, or engaged public sociology, or sociological practice 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