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. Colleges or universities interested in applying may submit a Curriculum Approval Application and curriculum grid (below) 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 2/04/2016

2/03/2021 *CACREP since 07/14/2014

Fall 2012 semester View
Grand Canyon University Master of Science in Professional Counseling LAC, LPC 3/04/2016 3/03/2026 8/29/2013 View
Arizona State University Masters of Advanced Studies in Marriage and Family Therapy LAMFT, LMFT 5/06/2016 5/05/2026 Fall 2007 semester View
Fuller Theological Seminary Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy LAMFT, LMFT 5/06/2016 5/05/2026 Fall 2014 semester View
Grand Canyon University Master of Science in Christian Counseling LAC, LPC 6/03/2016 6/02/2026 2/17/2014 View
Ottawa University Master of Arts in Counseling LAC, LPC 10/07/2016 10/06/2026 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
Prescott College Master of Science in Counseling LAC, LPC 4/06/2018 4/05/2023 Spring 2014 semester View
Arizona State University Master of Counseling LAC, LPC 10/05/2018 10/04/2023 Fall 2016 semester View
Grand Canyon University Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling LAC, LPC 11/02/2018 11/01/2023 7/26/2018 View
Fuller Theological Seminary Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy - Professional Counseling Trk LAC, LPC 2/14/2020 2/13/2025 Winter 2020 quarter View
Arizona State University Bachelor in Counseling and Applied Psychological Science - Substance Abuse and Addictions concentration LSAT 9/11/2020 9/10/2025 Fall 2020 semester View
Pepperdine University Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology - Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy LAC, LPC 11/13/2020 11/12/2025 Spring 2020 semester View
Divine Mercy University Master of Science in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health LAC, LPC 2/12/2021 2/11/2026 Spring 2021 semester View

Messiah University

Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling

LAMFT, LMFT

5/14/2021

5/13/2026

Early Spring 2021 Semester

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 
Approved Curriculum Maintenance Request