Specialized Program Accreditation

Academic programs in a number of disciplines at Eastern Michigan University are accredited by specialized organizations that evaluate curricula, resources and program effectiveness in preparing students in specialized fields.

CollegeDeptProgramAgencyAgency Full NameCurrent StatusNext Site Visit
ASARTDAllNASADNational Association of Schools of Art & DesignAccredited2022-2023
ASGEOGUrban and Regional Planning, BaccalaureatePABPlanning Accreditation BoardAccredited2021-2022
ASPLSCPublic Administration (MPA)NASPAANetwork of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and AdministrationAccredited2025-2026
ASMUSDAll (except Music Therapy)NASMNational Association of Schools of MusicAccredited2021-2022
ASMUSDMusic Therapy (BMT)AMTAAmerican Music Therapy AssociationAccredited2021-2022
ASESLEnglish as a Second Language for nonnative speakers, minorCEACommission on English Language Program AccreditationAccredited2029
ASPSYClinical Psychology (Ph.D.)APAAmerican Psychological AssociationAccredited2027
ASCHEMChemistry (BS)ACSAmerican Chemical SocietyAccreditedTBD
BUAllAllAACSBAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of BusinessAccredited2024-2025
EDTCEDElementary Education, Teaching and Learning (with Secondary Certification), Reading (MA), Secondary Education (MAT)CAEP (NCATE)Council for the Accreditation of Educator PreparationAccreditedJune 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)
  All Secondary Education Programs
EDLDCNCollege Counseling (MA), Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA), School Counseling (MA)CACREPCouncil for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational ProgramsAccreditedFall 2021
EDSPEDCommunication Sciences and Disorders (M.A., BS, Post Bacc Cert)ASHACAAAmerican Speech‐Language‐Hearing AssociationAccreditedFall 2025
HHHLSClinical Laboratory Sciences - Medical Laboratory Science (BS)NAACLSNational Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory SciencesAccredited2026
HHSWAllCSWECouncil on Social Work EducationAccreditedWinter 2023
HHNURAll (Except for D.N.P)CCNECommission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAccreditedSummer 2022
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Athletic Training (MAT)

CAATECommission on Accreditation of Athletic Training EducationAccredited2026-2027
HHHPHPOrthotics/Prosthetics (MS)CAAHEPCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education ProgramsAccredited2022
HHHPHPPhysician Assistant (MS)ARC‐PAAccreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician AssistantAccreditedMarch 2028
HHHLSOccupational Therapy (MS)AOTAA-COTEAccreditation Council for Occupational Therapy EducationAccredited2022
HHHLSDietetics (MS)ACENDAccreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsAccredited2023
ETISACInformation Assurance and Cyber Defense (BS)ABET, CACAccreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Computing Accreditation CommissionAccredited2024-2025
ETENGRMechanical Engineering (BS)ABET, EACAccreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Engineering Accreditation CommissionAccredited2025-2026
ETENGRMechanical Engineering Technology [BS), Product Design Engineering Technology (BS)ABET, ETACAccreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Engineering Technology Accreditation CommissionAccredited2023-2024
ETSTPSMAviation Flight/Management Technology (BS)FAAFederal Aviation AdministrationAccreditedannually
ETSTPSMParalegal Studies (BS)ABAAmerican Bar Association, Standing Committee on ParalegalsAccreditedFall 2022
ETSVBEInterior Design (BS)CIDACouncil for Interior Design AccreditationAccreditedWinter 2020
NASADNational Association of Schools of Art & DesignAccredited2022-2023
ETSVBEConstruction Management (BS)ACCEAmerican Council for Construction EducationAccreditedFall 2021
ETSVBESimulation, Animation, and Gaming (BS)NASADNational Association of Schools of Art and DesignAccredited2022-2023