Argosy University, Twin Cities Receives Seven Year Grant of Continued Accreditation from the American Psychological Association

Jan 18, 2013, 16:05 ET from Argosy University

EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Twin Cities is pleased to announce that it has been granted an award of seven years continued accreditation for its Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program (PsyD) by the American Psychological Association (APA). This is the maximum number of years continued accreditation that can be awarded by the APA.

"Accreditation by the APA is the model of excellence for doctoral programs in clinical psychology. It is confirmation that the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Twin Cities meets the standards established by this leading professional organization, and that our faculty, curriculum, and support systems offer our students an uncompromising education," said Argosy University, Twin Cities President Dr. Scott Tjaden.

The APA Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA) is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council of Higher Education Accreditation, as the national accrediting authority for professional education and training in psychology.

About Argosy University

Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master's degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor's degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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