Accredited Programs

Program or Unit
Agency
UNIVERSITY
Northern Illinois University The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (HLC)
All university teacher certification programs (accreditation) Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
All university teacher certification programs (approval) Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
All programs AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Department of Counseling, Adult, & Health Education  
M.S.Ed. and Ed.D. in Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Department of Leadership in Educational and Sport Organizations  
Educational Administration & School Business Management -- membership University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) membership
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education  
B.S. in Athletic Training Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
B.S. in Electrical Engineering
B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Emphasis in electrical engineering technology (B.S. in Technology)
Emphasis in manufacturing engineering technology (B.S. in Technology)
Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Emphasis in industrial technology (B.S. in Technology) National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT)
COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES
School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders  
Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology) Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (CAA)
B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Sciences National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
Master of Physical Therapy and Doctor of Physical Therapy Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Specialization in speech-language pathology and audiology (M.A. in Communicative Disorders) Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology & Speech Language Pathology
Specialization in rehabiliation counseling (M.A. in Communicative Disorders) Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
School of Family, Consumer, & Nutrition Sciences  
Child Development Laboratory NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditition
Dietetic Internship (M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics) Accreditation Council for Education of Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Didactic program (B.S. in Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Systems) -- approval Accreditation Council for Education of Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
B.S. in Family and Child Studies Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children Inc. (COA)
Specialization in marriage and family therapy (M.S. in Applied Family and Child Studies) Commission on Accreditation for Marriage & Family Therapy Education of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
School of Nursing and Health Studies  
B.S. and M.S. in Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Council on Education for Public Health
COLLEGE OF LAW
J.D. and all activities American Bar Association (ABA)
Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry  
Emphasis in professional chemistry (B.S. in Chemistry) -- approval
Emphasis in biochemistry (B.S. in Chemistry) -- approval
Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
Department of Psychology  
School Psychology (entitlement program) Program Approval Board of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
School Psychology area within the Ph.D. in Psychology American Psychological Association (APA)
Ph.D. in Psychology (clinical program) American Psychological Association (APA)
Division of Public Administration  
Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
COLLEGE OF VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
School of Art  
All programs National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
School of Music  
All programs National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
School of Theatre and Dance  
All programs National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Last Updated: 5/14/12