National & Regional

George Fox University is:

Accreditation Schedule

Academic Programs

The following George Fox University programs are accredited:

Degree Program(s) Accrediting Body Until Documents
Athletic Training Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE) May 2025


Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) May 2022

Counseling :

  • Clinical mental health counseling
  • Marriage, couple and family counseling
  • School counseling
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) October 21, 2021

Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)

June 30, 2028
  • Virtual Joint Site Visit
    with TSPC

Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) (details)

July 1, 2027
Engineering ABET (formerly Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) 9/30/2023

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN)

October 2022

Physical Therapy Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) April 2030
Physician Assistant Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC PA)

American Psychological Association (APA)

November 2027
School Counseling  and  
School Psychology

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)

  • Degrees and certificates fulfill all educational requirements for licensure
July 1, 2027

Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

Spring 2026

Social Work

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

BSW: February 2026

MSW: February 2021


Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy degrees fulfill all the educational requirements for licensure by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists.

The play therapy certificate fulfills all the educational requirements to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) through the Association for Play Therapy (APT).

The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities , based in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1976. Each of the more than 100 U.S. member institutions is committed to academic excellence and to the integration of faith, learning, and living. The coalition, comprising four-year liberal arts colleges and universities with regional accreditation, provides a medium for strengthening and unifying this important sector of private higher education.


More detail about our memberships can be found on the accreditation and memberships page.