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Directories

Allied Health Education Programs

Audiology ASHA

Audiology ACAE

Aviation

Business AACSB

Business ACBSP

Business IACBE

Chiropractic Education

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Computer Sciences

Construction Education

Counseling

Culinary

Engineering

Family and Consumer Sciences

Fire Service

Forensic Science

Forestry

Funeral Service Education

Healthcare Management

Health Informatics

Human Services

Industrial Technology

Interior Design

Journalism and Mass Communications

Landscape Architecture

Library and Information Studies

Marriage and Family Therapy

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nurse Anesthesia

Nursing

Occupational Therapy

Opticianry

Optometric Education

Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

Physician Assistant

Planning

Podiatry

Psychology

Public Affairs and Administration

Radiology

Recreation and Park

Rehabilitation Education

Respiratory Care

Social Work Education

Speech-Language-Hearing

Teacher Education NCATE

Teacher Education TEAC

Veterinary Medicine

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National Faith-Related Accrediting Organizations

National Career-Related Accrediting Organizations

Regional Accrediting Organizations

Programmatic Accrediting Organizations 2014-2015

The accrediting organizations identified in this directory are recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Recognition by CHEA affirms that the standards and processes of the accrediting organization are consistent with the academic quality, improvement and accountability expectations that CHEA has established, including the eligibility standard that the majority of institutions or programs each accredits are degree-granting.

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AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Robert Reid, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602-5730
Phone: 813-769-6500
Fax: 813-769-6559
E-mail: bob@aacsb.edu
Web: www.aacsb.edu
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2002

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
AACSB International accredits degree programs in business administration and accounting at undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. This accreditation is available globally. (2002)


ABET
Michael Milligan, Executive Director
111 Market Place, Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-347-7700
Fax: 410-625-2238
E-mail: accreditation@abet.org
Web: www.abet.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2003

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Engineering programs at the baccalaureate and master’s level; engineering technology programs at the associate and baccalaureate level; computing programs at the baccalaureate level and applied science programs at the associate, baccalaureate and master’s level both in the United States and internationally.(2011)


Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE)
Doris Gordon, Executive Director
1718 M Street, NW #297
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-544-9339
Fax: 202-544-9318
E-mail: info@acaeaccred.org
Web: www.acaeaccred.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, May 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Doctor of Audiology (Au.D) awarded by programs in institutions throughout the U.S. that have the legal authority to confer higher education degrees. (2012)


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
(Formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.)
Sharon J. Tanner, Executive Director
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020
E-mail: sjtanner@acenursing.org
Web: www.acenursing.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2011

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accreditation of nursing education programs and schools, both postsecondary and higher degree, which offer either a certificate, diploma, or a recognized professional degree (clinical doctorate, masters's, baccalaureate, associate, diploma, and practical nursing) in the United States, its territories, and internationally, including those offered via distance education. (2011)


Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Douglas G. Viehland, Executive Director
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: 913-339-9356
Fax: 913-339-6226
E-mail: info@acbsp.org
Web: www.acbsp.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2011

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide. (2011)


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
Peter H. Vlasses, Executive Director
135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60603-4810
Phone: 312-664-3575
Fax: 312-664-4652
E-mail: csinfo@acpe-accredit.org
Web: http://www.acpe-accredit.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2004

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Professional degree programs in pharmacy leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree in the United States and in other countries. (2004)


Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
John E. McCarty, Executive Director
12000 Findley Road, Suite 150
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: 770-476-1224
Fax: 770-476-1738
E-mail: arc-pa@arc-pa.org
Web: www.arc-pa.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2004

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Programs preparing individuals for entry-level physician assistant practice located in institutions in the United States that are accredited by recognized regional accrediting bodies. (2014)


Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
Susanne Shaw, Executive Director
School of Journalism
Stauffer-Flint Hall
1435 Jayhawk Boulevard
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone: 785-864-3986
Fax: 785-864-5225
E-mail: sshaw@ku.edu
Web: www2.ku.edu/~acejmc
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2002

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Programs in regionally and nationally accredited institutions within the United States and internationally that provide professional education in journalism and mass communications at the baccalaureate and master’s degree level (only profession-focused master’s level programs). (2011)


American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission

Nancy J. Jackson, Director of Development and Accreditation
410 North 21st Street
Colorado Springs, CO  80904
Phone: 719-636-1100
Fax: 719-636-1993
Email: njackson@aafs.org
Web: www.aafs.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
FEPAC accredits forensic science education programs that lead to a bachelor’s or master’s degree in forensic science or in a natural science with a forensic science concentration in the United States and internationally. (2012)


American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
(COAMFTE)
Tanya A. Tamarkin, Director of Educational Affairs
112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-838-9808 (main)
Phone: 703-253-0457 (direct)
Fax: 703-253-0508
Email: coa@aamft.org
Web: www.aamft.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2003

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Master’s, doctoral, and post-degree clinical training programs in marriage and family therapy in the United States and Canada. (2003)


American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
Council for Accreditation

Carolyn Jackson, Executive Director
400 North Columbus Street, Suite 202
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-706-4600, 800-424-8080
Fax: 703-706-4663
E-mail: accreditation@aafcs.org
Web: www.aafcs.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, May 2001

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Units in postsecondary institutions in the United States and its territories having educational programs (majors) leading to a baccalaureate degree or degrees through which professionals are prepared for a career in family and consumer sciences or in the profession’s career specializations. (2001)


American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)
Committee on Accreditation

Michael Smith, Executive Director
3414 Ashland Avenue, Suite G
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Phone: 816-233-3747
Fax: 816-233-3793
E-mail: exdir@abfse.org
Web: www.abfse.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, May 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Funeral service/mortuary science education programs at the associate (or comparable) and baccalaureate levels in the United States. (2012)


American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
Michael M. Holland, CPC, AIC, Executive Vice President
1717 North Loop 1604 East, Suite 320
San Antonio, TX 78232
Phone: 210-495-6161
Fax: 210-495-6168
E-mail: acce@acce-hq.org
Web: www.acce-hq.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2011

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Baccalaureate and associate degree programs in construction, construction science, construction management, and construction technology located in North America and Australia. (2011)


American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF)
Accrediting Commission

Candice Childers, Director of Accreditation
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095
Phone: 800-624-9458
Fax: 904-825-4758
E-mail: cchilders@acfchefs.net
Web: www.acfchefs.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2004

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Bachelor’s degrees in culinary management. Associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in culinary arts. Programs must be postsecondary and so authorized under applicable state law or comparable government unit. (2006)


American Library Association (ALA)
Committee on Accreditation (CoA)

Karen O’Brien, Director, Office for Accreditation
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-280-2432
Fax: 312-280-2433
E-mail: accred@ala.org
Web: www.ala.org/accreditation/
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accredits master’s programs in library and information studies offered under the degree-granting authority of institutions located in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates and, by agreement with the Canadian Library Association, Canada. (2001)


American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Neil Harvison, Director of Accreditation
4720 Montgomery Lane, PO Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824
Phone: 301-652-2682 ext. 2912
Fax: 301-652-1417
E-mail: accred@aota.org
Web: www.acoteonline.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Occupational therapy education programs offering one or more of the following credentials: professional master’s degree, combined baccalaureate/master’s degree, and/or professional occupational therapy doctorate degree. In addition, ACOTE accredits occupational therapy assistant education programs offering an associate degree and/or certificate. This recognition includes the accreditation of occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant educational programs offered via distanced education. (2008)


American Optometric Association (AOA)
Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE)

Joyce L. Urbeck, Administrative Director
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-991-4100 ext. 246
Fax: 314-991-4101
E-mail: acoe@aoa.org
Web: http://www.theacoe.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Professional optometric degree programs (doctoral level), optometric technician programs,(associate degree and certificate level) and optometric residency programs (postdoctoral level) in the United States and Canada.(2012)


American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Mary Jane Harris, Director
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-706-3245
Fax: 703-706-3387
E-mail: accreditation@apta.org
Web: www.capteonline.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
CAPTE accredits physical therapist professional education programs offered at the masterís and clinical doctoral degree levels by higher education institutions in the United States and internationally. CAPTE also accredits physical therapist assistant technical education programs offered at the associate degree level by higher education institutions in the United States only. (2012)


American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)

Alan R. Tinkleman, Executive Director
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814-1698
Phone: 301-571-9200
Fax: 301-571-4903
E-mail: artinkleman@apma.org
Web: www.cpme.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2004

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accredits institutions and programs leading to the Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree in the United States and its territories. (2004)


American Psychological Association (APA)
Commission on Accreditation (CoA)

Susan F. Zlotlow, Executive Director
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4202
Phone: 202-336-5979
Fax: 202-336-5978
E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org
Web: www.apa.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Doctoral programs in clinical, counseling, school psychology, (and combinations of 2 or more of these practice areas); internship programs in professional psychology; and postdoctoral residency programs in traditional and specialty practice areas of psychology; within the United States, its territories, and Canada. (2013)


American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB)

Ronald C. Leighton, Executive Director
636 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736
Phone: 202-898-2444
Fax: 202-898-1185
E-mail: rleighton@asla.org
Web: www.asla.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2003

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
First professional programs in landscape architecture at the bachelorís or masterís level in the United States and its territories. (2013)


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA-CAA)
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Patrima Tice, Director of Accreditation
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
Phone: 301-296-5796
Fax: 301-296-8750
E-mail: ptice@asha.org
Web: www.asha.org/academic/accreditation/default.htm
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2003

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
The accreditation and preaccreditation (Accreditation Candidate) throughout the United States of education programs in audiology and speech-language pathology leading to the first professional or clinical degree at the master's or doctoral level, and the accreditation of these programs offered via distance education. (2014)


American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Council on Education

Dr. Karen Brandt, Director of Education and Research
1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
Phone: 847-925-8070
Fax: 847-925-9329
E-mail: KBrandt@avma.org
Web: www.avma.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Schools and programs that offer the professional Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, or its equivalent, in the United States and Canada. The Council may also approve foreign veterinary colleges. (2012)


Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Michele Anderson, Director of Accreditation
275 N. York Street, Ste 401
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: 630-433-4514
Fax: 630-563-9181
E-mail: Michele@atmae.org
Web: www.atmae.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree programs in technology, applied technology, engineering technology, and technology-related disciplines delivered by national or regional accredited institutions in the United States. (2011)


Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
Gary W. Kiteley, Executive Director
3410 Skyway Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: 334-844-2431
Fax: 334-844-2432
E-mail: caa@auburn.edu
Web: www.aabi.aero
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Non-engineering aviation programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world. (2002)


Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Claire Dixon-Lee, Executive Director
233 North Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
Phone: 312-233-1183
Fax: 312-233-1483
Email: claire.dixon-lee@cahiim.org
Web: www.cahiim.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
CAHIIM accredits associate and baccalaureate degree programs in health information management and master’s degree programs in health informatics and health information management professions in the United States and Puerto Rico. (2012)


Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
Thomas Smalling, Executive Director
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Phone: 817-283-2835
Fax: 817-354-8519
Email: tom@coarc.com
Web: www.coarc.com
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
The CoARC accredits first professional respiratory care degree programs at the Associate, Baccalaureate, and Masters Degree level in the United States and internationally. The CoARC also accredits professional respiratory care degree programs offering certificates in polysomnography. (2012)


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
Kathleen Megivern, Executive Director
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
E-mail: mail@caahep.org
Web: www.caahep.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2011

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accredits certificate, diploma, associate, bachelorís and masterís degree programs in the following disciplines: anesthesiologist assistant, cardiovascular technologist, cytotechnologist, diagnostic medical sonographer, electroneurodiagnostic technologist, emergency medical technician-paramedic, exercise science professional, kinesiotherapist, medical assistant, medical illustrator, orthotist and prosthetist, perfusionist, polysomnographic technologist, specialist in blood bank technology, surgical assistant and surgical technologist. CAAHEP accredits programs in the United States and internationally. (2010)


Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
Margaret Schulte, President and CEO
1700 Rockville Pike, Suite 400
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301-998-6101
Fax: 301-881-6898
E-mail: mschulte@cahme.org
Web: www.cahme.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2003

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
CAHME accredits professional programs in healthcare management at the master's level from degree-granting institutions in the United States and Canada. (2013)


Commission on Opticianry Accreditation (COA)
Debra White, Director of Accreditation
PO Box 592
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: 703-468-0566
E-mail: director@COAccreditation.com
Web: www.coaccreditation.com
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2010
(See CHEA Recognition Decision)

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
COA accredits two-year opticianry degree programs and one-year ophthalmic laboratory technology certificate programs in the United States and Canada that are sponsored by post-secondary institutions accredited by agencies recognized by the Department of Education or CHEA.


Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Carol L. Bobby, President and CEO
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-535-5990
Fax: 703-739-6209
E-mail: cacrep@cacrep.org
Web: www.cacrep.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2002

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
CACREP accredits masterís and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world. (2013)


Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
Holly Mattson, Executive Director
206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-458-0400
Fax: 616-458-0460
E-mail: info@accredit-id.org
Web: www.accredit-id.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Professional-level interior design programs that culminate in a bachelor's or master's degree located in the United States or internationally. (2013)


Council for Standards in Human Services Education (CSHSE)
Dr. Elaine Green, President
3337 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 571-257-3959
E-mail: info@cshse.org
Web: http://www.cshse.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2014

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
The Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE) accredits human services educational programs in the United States at the associate, baccalaureate and master's degree levels. (2009)


Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (CoA-NA)
Francis R. Gerbasi, Executive Director
222 South Prospect Avenue, Suite 304
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: 847-692-7050 ext. 1154
Fax: 847-692-7137
E-mail: fgerbasi@coa.us.com
Web: http://home.coa.us.com
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, May 2011

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accreditation of institutions and programs of nurse anesthesia at the post-master’s certificate, master’s or doctoral degree level in the United States, its territories and protectorates. (2011)


Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE)
S. Ray Bennett, Interim President
8049 North 85th Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: 480-443-8877
Fax: 480-483-7333
E-mail: bennett@cce-usa.org
Web: www.cce-usa.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2005

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accreditation of doctor of chiropractic programs and solitary purpose chiropractic institutions leading to the Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree in the United States. (2014)


Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
Commission on Standards and Accreditation

Frank Lane, Executive Director
1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847-944-1345
Fax: 847-944-1324
E-mail: lane@itt.edu
Web: www.core-rehab.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Graduate programs in rehabilitation counseling (masterís level) and undergraduate programs in rehabilitation services (bachelorís level) offered in the United States and Puerto Rico. (2012)


Council on Social Work Education Office of Social work Accreditation (CSWE)
Commission on Accreditation

JoAnn R. Coe Regan, Director
Office of Social Work Accreditation
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-519-2048
Fax: 703-683-8099
E-mail:jregan@cswe.org
Web: www.cswe.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2003

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Baccalaureate and master’s degrees in social work. (2003)


International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
Dennis N. Gash, President and Chief Accreditation Officer
11257 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, KS 66215
Phone: 913-631-3009
Fax: 913-631-9154
E-mail:iacbe@iacbe.org
Web: www.iacbe.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2011

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide that grant bachelor's and/or graduate degrees. The IACBE does not accredit business programs of institutions of higher education that offer only associate degrees in business. (2011)


International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Degree Assembly (IFSAC-DA)
Clayton Moorman, Manager
Oklahoma State University
1700 West Tyler
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-8802
Fax: 405-744-8303
E-mail:cmoorman@ifsac.org
Web: www.ifsac.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2011

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
The IFSAC Degree Assembly accredits fire and emergency related degree programs at the associate and baccalaureate levels offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world. (2011)


Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Leslie Winter, Chief Executive Officer
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312-704-5300
Fax: 312-704-5304
E-mail: mail@jrcert.org
Web: www.jrcert.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2004

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
PThe Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) currently accredits educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry that can be offered at the certificate, associate, baccalaureate, and masterís degree levels in both traditional and distance education settings. These programs are housed in institutionally accredited, degree granting institutions and hospitals/medical centers that only award certificates. The geographic boundaries of JRCERT accreditation activities are within the United States and its territories, commonwealths, and possessions. (2013)


Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
Jan M. Winn, Executive Director
2000 W. Danforth Road, Suite 130, #203
Edmond, OK 73003
Phone: 405-285-0546
Fax: 405-285-0579
E-mail: jrcnmt@coxinet.net
Web: www.jrcnmt.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accredits postsecondary nuclear medicine technology programs offering certificate, associate and baccalaureate degrees. Programs must be located in the territorial United States, its protectorates and possessions and may be offered in a traditional or distance education format. (2013)


National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
Dianne M. Cearlock, Chief Executive Officer
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: 773-714-8880
Fax: 773-714-8886
E-mail: dcearlock@naacls.org
Web: www.naacls.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
NAACLS independently accredits educational programs at the associate, pre-baccalaureate (certificate), baccalaureate, post-baccalaureat (certificate), and masterís degree levels in the United States and internationally for the following professions: medical laboratory science, medical technician, histotechnologist, histotechnician, pathologist assistant, diagnostic molecular scientist, cytogenetic technologist, phlebotomist, and clinical assistant. (2013)


National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) *
James G. Cibulka, President
2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023
Phone: 202-466-7496
Fax: 202-296-6620
E-mail: ncate@ncate.org
Web: www.ncate.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2013. (*See note below)

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accreditation of professional education units in U.S. and non-U.S. colleges, universities, and non-university providers offering baccalaureate degrees, graduate degrees or non-degree programs for the preparation of teachers and other school professionals to work in preschool through secondary schools. Accreditation includes units and programs within units that are offered via distance education. (2013)


National Recreation and Park Association
Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions (COAPRT)

Danielle Price, Education and Accreditation Manager
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148
Phone: 703-858-2195
Fax: 703-858-0794
E-mail: dprice@nrpa.org
Web: www.nrpa.org/coaprt
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2003

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) accredits baccalaureate programs that prepare students for professions whose expertise and services support the social and economic activities associated with recreation, travel, and/or leisure activities and experiences, within the United States and its territories, Canada, and Mexico. (2013)


Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA-COPRA)
Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation

Crystal Calarusse, Chief Accreditation Officer
1029 Vermont Ave. Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-628-8965
Fax: 202-626-4978
E-mail: copra@naspaa.org
Web: www.naspaa.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, January 2004

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
NASPAA-COPRA accredits Master’s degree programs in public policy, affairs and administration globally. (2014)


Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)
Shonagh Merits, Executive Director
2334 W. Lawrence Ave - Suite 209
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: 773-334-7200
E-mail: smerits@planningaccreditationboard.org
Web: www.planningaccreditationboard.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2013

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Academic programs in North America leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in urban and regional planning. (2001)


Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS)
Richard M. McFall, Executive Director
1101 East Tenth Street
IU Psychology Building
Bloomington, IN  47405-7007
Phone: 812-856-2570 
Fax: 812-322-5545 
Email: rmmcfall@pcsas.org
Web: www.pcsas.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, September 2012

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
PCSAS accredits only doctoral training programs that grant Ph.D. degrees in psychology with a core focus on the specialty of psychological clinical science and that are housed in departments of psychology (or their equivalent) within accredited nonprofit, research-intensive universities in the U.S. and Canada. (2012)


Society of American Foresters (SAF)
Carol L. Redelsheimer, Director of Science & Education
5400 Grosvenor Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814-2198
Phone: 301-897-8720
Fax: 301-897-3690
E-mail: redelsheimerc@safnet.org

Web: www.safnet.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, May 2001

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Degree programs in forestry and natural resources leading to associate degrees or their equivalent, baccalaureate degrees and master’s degrees in the United States and Canada. (2013)


Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Inc. (TEAC) *
Mark LaCelle-Peterson, President
One Dupont Circle, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-466-7236
Fax: 202-831-3013
E-mail: teac@teac.org
Web: www.teac.org
Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, May 2012 (*See note below)

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation
Accreditation of academic programs at the bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, and doctoral levels in education preparation including programs offered in distance education formats in the United States and internationally. (2012)



*NCATE and TEAC have unified educator accreditation under a new organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. The new organization is seeking recognition from the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


   

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