Academic Programs with Specialized Accreditation

Last Updated: May 2020

College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
Aeronautics  Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
Aeronautics (Concentration: Air Traffic Control) Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Aeronautics (Aircraft Dispatcher School) Part 65 Aircraft Dispatcher School Good Standing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Applied Engineering (Concentration: Applied Engineering and Technology Management) Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Computer Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Mechanical Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

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

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
American Sign Language Bachelor of Arts (BA) Good Standing American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Lanaguages (ACTFL)
Chemistry Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing American Chemical Society (ACS)
Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing American Psychological Association (APA)
Paralegal Studies Bachelor of Arts (BA) Good Standing American Bar Association (ABA)
Public Administration  Master of Public Administration (MPA) Good Standing 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) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Accounting Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Business Administration Master of Business Administration (MBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Business Administration Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Business Administration - Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Business Analytics Master of Science (MS) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Business Management Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Economics Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Economics Master of Arts in Economics (MAE) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Entrepreneurship Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Finance Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
General Business Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Human Resource Management Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Managerial Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Good Standing The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

College of Communication and Information

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

College of Education, Health and Human Services

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Athletic Training Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Athletic Training Master of Science (MS) Good Standing Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Audiology (School Audiologist) Doctor of Audiology (PhD) Good Standing Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (School Audiologist) Doctor of Audiology (AUD) Good Standing Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Education (MEd) Good Standing Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Master of Education (MEd) Good Standing Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Counselor Education and Supervision Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Curriculum and Instruction (Concentration: Physical Education Teacher Education) Master of Education (MEd) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Early Childhood Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Earth Science Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Exercise Science Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)
Exercise Science Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing American College of Sports Medicine certification (ACSM)
Health Education and Promotion Master of Education (MEd) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Health Education and Promotion Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Hospitality Management Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
Nursing Home Administration Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Board (NAB)
Integrated Language Arts Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Integrated Mathematics Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Integrated Science Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Integrated Social Studies Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Life Science Bachelor of Education in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Life Science / Chemistry Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Middle Childhood Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Middle Childhood Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE)
Nutrition Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Nutrition Master of Science (MS) Good Standing Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Physical Education Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Physical Science Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Recreation,Parks and Tourism Management Bachelor of Science (BS) Good Standing Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)
School Counseling Master of Education (MEd) Good Standing Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
School Health Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
School Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
School Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing American Psychological Association (APA)
School Psychology Educational Specialist (EdS) Good Standing National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Secondary Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Master of Education (MEd) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education Educational Specialist (EdS) Good Standing National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Special Education (Concentration: Deaf Education) Bachelor of Science (BSE) Good Standing Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Special Education (Concentration: Deaf Education) Master of Education (MEd) Good Standing Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Special Education (Concentration: Deaf Education) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Special Education (Concentration: Deaf Education) Educational Specialist (EdS) Good Standing Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
Speech Language Pathology (School Speech-Language Pathologist) Master of Arts (MA) Good Standing Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech Language Pathology (School Speech-Language Pathologist) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Good Standing Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

College of Nursing

Academic Programs Degree Status Accrediting Agencies
Nursing All Nursing Programs Approved by Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)
Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Good Standing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Good Standing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Good Standing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing for Registered Nurses Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Good Standing 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) Good Standing Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)

College of Public Health

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

College of the Arts

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

College of Applied and Technical Studies

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

Other

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