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.

 

 School and Program

Program Description

Accrediting Agency

Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry

 

 

Baccalaureate degree program

 

 

American Chemical Society

Clinical Psychology

 

Doctoral program

 

American Psychological Association

Theatre Arts

 

Baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degree programs

National Association of Schools of Theater

Katz Graduate School of Business
and College of Business Administration

Business Administration and Management

 

 

 

Baccalaureate and master's degree programs

 

 

 

American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, Accreditation Council

Education

Athletic Training

 

 

Baccalaureate degree option program

 

 

National Athletic Trainers Association

Community Cross-Cultural Counseling

 

Master's degree specialization

 

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

Counseling Psychology

 

Doctoral program

 

American Psychological Association

Education of the Hearing Impaired

 

Master's degree specialization

 

Council on Education of the Deaf

Educational Counseling - Elementary and Secondary School; Educational Counseling - Post-Secondary

 

Master's degree specializations

 

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

Rehabilitation Counseling

 

Master's degree specialization

 

Council on Rehabilitation Education

Teacher Certification Programs: Fifth-Year Teacher Certification Programs, K-12 Educational Administration Programs, K-12 Educational Counseling Program

 

Teacher certification

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education

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 this program)

 

Baccalaureate degree programs

 

 

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.

 

 

 

Law

International and Comparative Law

 

 

Master's degree program

 

 

American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law

 

First professional degree program

 

American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Public and International Affairs

Public Administration

 

 

Master's degree program

 

 

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation

Social Work

Social Work

 

 

Baccalaureate and master's degree programs

 

 

Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation

Information Sciences

Library and Information Science

 

 

Master's degree program

 

 

American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation

Dental Medicine

Dental Hygiene

 

 

Certificate program

 

 

American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental specialties

 

Certificate and master's degree programs

 

American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

 

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

 

Other

 

Baccalaureate and master's degree programs

Continuing education programs

 

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

American Nurses Association, Board on Accreditation

Pharmacy

Pharmacy

 

First professional degree program 

 

American Council on Pharmaceutical Education

 

 

 

Public Health

Health Administration 

 

Master's degree program

 

 

Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration

Human Genetics: Genetic Counseling, Clinical Genetics, PhD/Medical Genetics, Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics, and Clinical Cytogenetics

Master's and doctoral specializations

 

American Board of Medical Genetics

Occupational Medicine

Residency Program

 

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in collaboration with Residency Review Committee

Other

All 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

 

Communication Science and Disorders

Master's degree program

Division of Communication Science and Disorders

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Pennsylvania Department of Education (conducted through the School of Education)

Emergency Medicine

Baccalaureate degree program

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Health Information Management

Baccalaureate degree program

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Occupational Therapy

Baccalaureate degree program

American Occupational Therapy Association

Physical Therapy

Master's degree program

The American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Education

 

 

 

Johnstown

Emergency Medical Services

 

 

Associate degree program

 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering Technology

 

Baccalaureate degree programs 

Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.

Elementary and Secondary Education - Social Studies

Teacher certification

Pennsylvania Department of Education

Nursing

School Nurse certification program

Pennsylvania Department of Education

Respiratory Care

Associate degree program

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Surgical Technology

Associate degree program

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

 

 

Titusville

Physical Therapist Assistant Program 

 

Associate degree program 

 

The American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Education

 

 

Bradford

Nursing

 

 

Associate and baccalaureate degree programs

 

 

National League for Nursing, Inc., Board of Review for Associate Degree Programs; for Baccalaureate Degree Programs, respectively

University Counseling Center

Counseling

 

 

Program in Counseling

 

 

International Association of Counseling Services

Psychology

 

Doctoral internship program

 

American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Psychology

 

 

Doctoral internship program

 

 

American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation

Source: Office of the Provost, September, 1998.

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