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Academic Programs with Specialized Accreditation

College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology B.S. Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc.-Technology Accreditation Commission (ABET)
Aviation Accreditation Board International (ABBI)
Aeronautics – Part 65 Aircraft Dispatcher School and Part 141 Flight School Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Aeronautics B.S. (all concentrations) Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
Applied Engineering (Applied Engineering and Technology Management) B.S. Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Applied Engineering (Computer Engineering Technology) B.S. Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Applied Engineering (Mechanical Engineering Technology) B.S Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
Construction Management B.S. Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
Interior Design B.A. Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Master of Architecture 44 / Master of Business Administration dual degree National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
Master of Architecture 44 / Master of Urban Design dual degree National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
Master of Architecture 44 + the pre-professional (Bachelor of Science in Architecture 124) National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
Master of Landscape Architecture M.L.A. Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB): Accreditation Candidate Status
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
Chemistry B.S. American Chemical Society (ACS)
Paralegal Studies B.A. American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants (ABA)
Public Administration M.P.A. Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

College of Business Administration

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
All programs offered by the College of Business Administration The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACCB International)

College of Communication and Information

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
B.S./M.A. (5 year program) in VCD National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Journalism and Mass Communication B.S. Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
Master of Library and Information Science M.L.I.S. American Library Association (ALA)
Photo-Illustration B.F.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Public Relations B.S. Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) - Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR)
Visual Communication Design (VCD) B.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Visual Communication Design (VCD) B.F.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Visual Communication Design (VCD) M.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Visual Communication Design (VCD) M.F.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

College of Education, Health and Human Services

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
All teacher preparation programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Athletic Training B.S. Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Audiology Au.D. Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.Ed. Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Clinical Psychology M.A./Ph.D. American Psychological Association (APA)
Counselor Education and Supervision Ph.D. Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Dietetic Internship M.S. Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Dietetics B.S. Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Exercise Science B.S. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES) of The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 
Hospitality Management B.S. Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
Human Development and Family Studies B.S./Nursing Home Administration National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB)
Recreation,Parks and Tourism Management B.S. Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)
Rehabilitation Counseling M.Ed. Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
School Counseling M.Ed. Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
School Psychology Ed.S. National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
School Psychology Ph.D. National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
American Psychological Association (APA)
Special Education (Deaf Education) B.S.E Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Special Education (Deaf Education) M.E.D Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Speech-Language Pathology M.A. Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

College of Nursing

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
Bachelor of Science in Nursing B.S.N. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Ohio Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration (OBNENR)
Doctor of Nursing Practice D.N.P. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Master of Science in Nursing M.S.N. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

College of Podiatric Medicine

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine D.P.M. Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)

College of Public Health

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
All programs in the College of Public Health Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

College of the Arts

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
Art Education B.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Art Education M.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Art History B.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Art History M.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Composition B.M. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Conducting M.M. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Dance  Performance B.F.A. National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
Dance Studies B.A. National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
Ethnomusicology M.A. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Fashion Design B.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Fashion Design B.F.A National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Fine Arts M.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Master of Fashion Industry Studies National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Music B.A. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Composition M.A. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Education B.M. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Education M.M. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Education Ph.D. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Technology (Stark) B.S. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Theory M.A. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Theory/Composition Ph.D. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Performance B.M. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Performance M.M. National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Studio Art B.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Studio Art B.F.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Studio Art M.F.A. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Theatre Studies B.A. National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Theatre Studies B.F.A. National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Theatre Studies M.F.A. National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Regional College

Academic Programs Accrediting Agencies
Associate Degree in Nursing A.D.N. Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Ohio Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration (OBNENR)
Bachelor of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences B.R.I.T (Salem) Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology A.A.S. (Ashtabula and East Liverpool) American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.- Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
Physical Therapy Assistant Technology A.A.S. (Ashtabula and East Liverpool) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Radiologic Technology A.A.S. (Salem and Ashtabula) Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Radiologic Technology A.T.S. (Salem) Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Respiratory Therapy A.A.S. (Ashtabula) Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
Veterinary Technology A.A.S. (Tuscarawas) American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Other

Program or Activity Accrediting Agencies
Animal Care and Use American Association for the Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC International)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Kent State University (Institutional Regional Accreditation) Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Kent State University Museum American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
State Authority Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
State Authority over Higher Education Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
University Health Services Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC)