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Testimonials from Program Directors

“Accredited programs like ours give students the research and client-service skills to evaluate the effectiveness of community based programs in order to improve the services that clients receive.”
--Dr. Elizabeth Larsen, Director of the Applied Sociology Concentration
Department of Justice, Law, and Society
California University of Pennsylvania
California, Pennsylvania

“Our students chose our MA program in part because it was accredited. Our alumni tell us that their extensive experience in applied settings made a big difference in their ability to get the jobs that they wanted and to do these jobs effectively.”
--Dr. Mary Virnoche, Chair, Department of Sociology
Director of the Sociological Practice Track
Humboldt State University
Arcata, California

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The Commission welcomes new CAPACS Board Member, Dr. Amitra Wall (Buffalo State, SUNY)

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

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

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

Next Commission Meeting at the 110th ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, 6:30-10:30 pm; Saturday, August 22nd, 2015, in "Conference Room 4E," Fourth Floor, at the Hilton Chicago.