Academic Programs with Specialized Accreditation

Last Updated: June 2021

College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
Aeronautics  Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
Aeronautics  Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Applied Engineering (Concentration: Applied Engineering and Technology Management) Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Applied Engineering (Concentration: Foundry Technology) Bachelor of Science (BS) Certified Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF)
Computer Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

College of Applied and Technical Studies

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Animation Game Design Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Mechanical Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Nursing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Approved Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)
Nursing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology - Ashtabula Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology - East Liverpool Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE)
Peace Officer Training Academy Post-Secondary Certificate Approved Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC)
Physical Therapy Assistant Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Radiologic and Imaging Sciences (Concentration: Radiation Therapy) Bachelor of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Technology (BRIT) Accredited Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Radiologic Technology - Ashtabula Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Radiologic Technology - Salem Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Radiologic Technology - Salem Associate of Technical Study (ATS) Accredited Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Respiratory Care Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
Respiratory Therapy Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
Veterinary Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Accredited American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Architecture Master of Architecture (MARC) Accredited National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
Construction Management Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
Interior Design Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
Interior Design Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Landscape Architecture Master of Landscape Architecture I (MLA I) Accredited Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Chemistry Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited American Chemical Society (ACS)
Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited American Psychological Association (APA)
Paralegal Studies Bachelor of Arts (BA) Approved American Bar Association (ABA)
Paralegal Studies Undergraduate Certificate Approved American Bar Association (ABA)
Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA) Accredited Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

College of Business Administration

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Accounting Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Administration Master of Business Administration (MBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Administration Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Administration - Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Analytics Graduate Certificate Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Analytics Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Analytics Master of Science (MS) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business Management Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Economics Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Economics Master of Arts in Economics (MAE) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Entrepreneurship Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Finance Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
General Business Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Human Resource Management Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Leadership and Management Graduate Certificate Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Managerial Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accredited The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

College of Communication and Information

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Advertising Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
Digital Media Production Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
Journalism Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
Library and Information Science Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Accredited American Library Association (ALA)
Photography Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Public Relations Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
Public Relations Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
School Library Media K-12 Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Accredited American Library Association (ALA)
School Library Media K-12 Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Accredited Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
User Experience Design Master of Science (MS) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Visual Communication Design Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Visual Communication Design Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Visual Communication Design Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Visual Communication Design Master of Arts (MA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

College of Education, Health and Human Services

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Athletic Training Master of Science (MS) Accredited Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Audiology Doctor of Audiology (PhD) Accredited Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
Audiology Doctor of Audiology (AUD) Accredited Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Education (MEd) Accredited Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Master of Education (MEd) Accredited Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Counselor Education and Supervision Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Curriculum and Instruction (Concentration: Physical Education Teacher Education) Master of Education (MEd) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Early Childhood Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Earth Science Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Exercise Physiology Master of Science (MS) Accredited Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)
Exercise Physiology Master of Science (MS) Recognized National Strength and Conditioning Associateion (NSCA)
Exercise Physiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)
Exercise Science Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)
Exercise Science Bachelor of Science (BS) Recognized National Strength and Conditioning Associateion (NSCA)
Health Education and Promotion Master of Education (MEd) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Health Education and Promotion Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Hospitality Management Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
Integrated Language Arts Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Integrated Mathematics Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Integrated Science Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Integrated Social Studies Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Life Science Bachelor of Education in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Life Science / Chemistry Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Long-term Care Administration Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Board (NAB)
Long-term Care Administration Bachelor of Science (BS) Approved Ohio Board of Executives og Long-Term Services and Supports (BELTSS)
Middle Childhood Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Middle Childhood Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE)
Nutrition Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Nutrition (Concentration: Dietetic Internship) Master of Science (MS) Accredited Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Physical Education and Sport Performance Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Physical Science Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Recreation, Park and Tourism Management Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)
School Counseling Master of Education (MEd) Accredited Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
School Health Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
School Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
School Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited American Psychological Association (APA)
School Psychology Educational Specialist (EdS) Accredited National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Secondary Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Master of Education (MEd) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Educational Specialist (EdS) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education (Concentration: Deaf Education) Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Accredited Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Special Education (Concentration: Deaf Education) Master of Education (MEd) Accredited Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Special Education (Deaf Education Coursework) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Special Education (Deaf Education Coursework) Educational Specialist (EdS) Accredited Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Speech Language Pathology (School Speech-Language Pathologist) Master of Arts (MA) Accredited Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
Speech Language Pathology (School Speech-Language Pathologist) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)

College of Nursing

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Approved Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)
Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Accredited Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Accredited Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Accredited Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing for Registered Nurses Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Accredited Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

College of Podiatric Medicine

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) Accredited Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)

College of Public Health

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Clinical Epidemiology Master of Science (MS) Accredited Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Public Health Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) Accredited Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Public Health Master of Public Health (MPH) Accredited Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Public Health Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

College of the Arts

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Acting - Intended for the Returning Professional Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Art Education Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Art Education Master of Arts (MA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Art History Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Art History Master of Arts (MA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Conducting Master of Music (MM) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Dance Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
Dance Studies Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
Ethnomusicology Master of Arts (MA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Fashion Design Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Fashion Design Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Fashion Industry Studies Master of Fashion Industry Studies (MFIS) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Music Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Bachelor of Music (BM) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Education Bachelor of Music (BM) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Education Master of Music (MM) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Education Master of Music (MM) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Music Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Music Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Theory Master of Arts (MA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Music Theory - Composition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Musical Theatre Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Performance Master of Music (MM) Accredited National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Studio Art Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Studio Art Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Studio Art Master of Arts (MA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Studio Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Theatre Design, Technology and Production Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Theatre Design and Technology Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Theatre Studies Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accredited National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Other

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