Specialized Program Accreditation

Eastern Michigan University's academic programs in several disciplines are accredited by specialized organizations that evaluate curricula, resources, and program effectiveness in preparing students for specialized fields.

College of Arts and Sciences
DeptProgramAgencyCurrent StatusNext Site Visit
ARTDAllNational Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)Accredited2022-2023
PLSCPublic Administration (MPA)Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)Accredited2025-2026
MUSDAllNational Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Accredited2032-2033
MUSDMusic Therapy (BMT)American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)Accredited2024
ESLEnglish as a Second Language for nonnative speakers, minorCommission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)Accredited2029
PSYClinical Psychology (Ph.D.)American Psychological Association (APA)Accredited2027
CHEMChemistry (BS)American Chemical Society (ACS)AccreditedTBD
MultipleSecondary and K-12 Education ProgramsCouncil for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)AccreditedJune 2025
College of Business
DeptProgramAgency Full NameCurrent StatusNext Site Visit
AllAllAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)Accredited2024-2025
College of Education
DeptProgramAgencyCurrent StatusNext Site Visit
TCEDElementary Education, Teaching and Learning (with Secondary Certification), Reading (MA), Secondary Education (MAT)Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)AccreditedJune 2025
SPEDElementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education (MAT), Special Education Teaching Endorsement (Graduate Certificate)
LDCNEducational Leadership (SPA), Central Office/Superintendent Endorsement (Post-Master’s Certificate), K-12 Basic School Administration (Post-Master’s Certificate)
MultipleAll Secondary and K-12 Education Programs
LDCNCollege Counseling (MA)Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)AccreditedOctober 2024
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)Accredited
School Counseling (MA)Accredited
SPEDCommunication Sciences and Disorders (M.A., BS, Post Bacc Cert)American Speech‐Language‐Hearing Association (ASHACAA)AccreditedFall 2025
College of Health and Human Services
DeptProgramAgencyCurrent StatusNext Site Visit
HLSClinical Laboratory Sciences - Medical Laboratory Science (BS)National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)Accredited2026
SWBachelor of Social Work
Master of Social Work
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)AccreditedOctober 2031
NURBachelor's ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)AccreditedSpring 2032
Master's ProgramsSpring 2032
Doctor of Nursing PracticeSpring 2027
Post-Graduate CertificateSpring 2032

Athletic Training (MAT)

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)Accredited2026-2027
HPHPOrthotics/Prosthetics (MS)Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)Accredited2028
HPHPPhysician Assistant (MS)Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC‐PA)AccreditedMarch 2028
HLSOccupational Therapy (MS)Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)Accredited2031-2032
HLSDietetics (MS)Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)Accredited2023
GameAbove College of Engineering and Technology
DeptProgramAgencyCurrent StatusNext Site Visit
ISACCybersecurity (BS)Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Computing Accreditation Commission (ABET, CAC)AccreditedFall 2025
ISACCybersecurity (BS), Cybersecurity (MS)National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C)Designated2028
ENGRMechanical Engineering (BS)Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Engineering Accreditation Commission (ABET, EAC)Accredited 2025-2026
ENGRElectrical and Computer Engineering (BS)AccreditedFall 2026
ENGRMechanical Engineering Technology (BS), Product Design Engineering Technology (BS)Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ABET, ETAC)Accredited2023-2024
STPSMAviation Flight/Management Technology (BS)Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)Accreditedannually
Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)AccreditedSummer 2028
STPSMParalegal Studies (BS)American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Paralegals (ABA)AccreditedFall 2022
SVBEInterior Design (BS)Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)Accredited Spring 2027
National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)Accredited2022-2023
SVBEConstruction Management (BS)American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)Accredited2028-2029