The Wright Institute Accreditation

The Wright Institute is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)1.

The Wright Institute's Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association's Committee on Accreditation2. In its most recent review, the American Psychological Association's Committee on Accreditation awarded the Psy.D. program its highest rating - seven years of continued accreditation.

The Wright Institute's Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program is approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)3. The MA program is designed to meet the requirements defined in the Business and Professions Code Section 4980.36 which covers the statutes and regulations relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy and 4999.33 covering professional clinical counseling.


1 Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501-1029, 510-748-9001. www.wascweb.org

2 Committee on Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 First Street N.E., Washington, DC 20002-4242, 202-336-5979. www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

3 Board of Behavioral Sciences, 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite 5-200, Sacramento, CA 95834, 916.574.7830. www.bbs.ca.gov