Accreditation Bodies

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Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Saybrook University is accredited by the Senior Colleges and Universities Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of the six regional accrediting agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education. This nationally recognized accreditation makes it possible for Saybrook students to qualify for the Federal Family Education Student Loan Program, as well as for programs and scholarships available through state agencies. They can be contacted at:

Western Association for Schools and Colleges (WASC)
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510.748.9001
http://www.wascweb.org

California Board of Behavioral Sciences

The MA Psychology-MFT Specialization of the School of Clinical Psychology is designed to meet the requirements of the California laws and regulations relating to the practice of Marriage and Family Therapy sections 4980.37 and 4980.4040 and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. They can be contacted at:

California Board of Behavioral Sciences
400 R Street, Suite 3150
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916.445.4933
http://www.bbs.ca.gov

Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board

Saybrook University is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) - whose duties have now been transferred to the Washington Student Achievement Council - and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Saybrook University to offer the following degree programs: MA Organizational Systems – Leadership and Organization Development; MA Psychology – Counseling. Authorization by the HECB does not carry with it an endorsement by the board of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the HECB at:

P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
Phone: 360.753.7869
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/ProgramAdministration/Authorization/AuthorizedInstitutions