Specialized Accreditations by School, Program and Accrediting Agency

The University of Pittsburgh is institutionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education. The following is a list of specialized accreditations by school, program and accrediting agency.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

  • Theatre Arts - Baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degree programs
    National Association of Schools of Theater

Katz Graduate School of Business

  • Business Administration and Management - Undergraduate and master's degree programs
    American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, Accreditation Council

Education

  • Counseling Psychology - Doctoral program
    American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation

Engineering

  • Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, and Metallurgical Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Engineering Physics; and the Cooperative Engineering Education Program (excluding Engineering Physics within the Cooperative Education Program) - Baccalaureate degree programs
    Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

Law

  • Law - Master's and first professional degree programs
    American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Social Work

  • Social Work - Baccalaureate and master's degree programs
    Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation

Information Sciences

  • Library Science - Master's degree program
    American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation

Dental Medicine

  • Dental Hygiene - Certificate program

  • Dental specialties - Certificate and master's degree programs
  • Dental Medicine - First professional degree program
    American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Nursing

  • Nurse Anesthesia - Master's degree program
    American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

  • All other - Baccalaureate and master's degree programs
    National League for Nursing, Inc., Board of Review for Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs

Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy - Baccalaureate and first professional degree programs
    American Council on Pharmaceutical Education

Public Health

  • Health Administration - Master's degree program
    Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration

  • All other - Master's and doctoral degree programs
    Council on Education for Public Health

Medicine

  • Medicine - First professional degree program
    Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Medical Colleges

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Clinical Dietetics-Nutrition - Baccalaureate degree program
    The American Dietetic Association, Commission on Education Accreditation/Approval for Dietetics Education

  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences - Baccalaureate degree program
    National Association of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

  • Communication Science and Disorders - Master's degree program
    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

  • Health Information Management - Baccalaureate degree program
    American Medical Association, Committee on Allied Health Education Programs and Accreditation

  • Occupational Therapy - Baccalaureate degree program
    American Occupational Therapy Association

  • Physical Therapy - Master's degree program
    The American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Johnstown

  • Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering Technology - Baccalaureate degree programs
    Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

  • Respiratory Therapy - Associate degree program
    American Medical Association, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Titusville

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Program - Associate degree program
    American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Bradford

  • Nursing - Associate degree program
    National League for Nursing, Inc., Board of Review for Associate Degree Programs

Source: Office of the Provost, September 1996.

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University of Pittsburgh Fact Book, September 1996