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.

Click on a school below to jump to the accreditation for that school's programs:
 
Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences Katz Graduate School of Business and 
College of Business Administration
School of Education
School of Engineering School of Law Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
School of Social Work School of Information Sciences School of Dental Medicine
School of Nursing School of Pharmacy Graduate School of Public Health
School of Medicine School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh at Titusville University of Pittsburgh at Bradford University Counseling Center
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic


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 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Continuing education programs American Nurses Association, Board on Accreditation
Pharmacy
Pharmacy First professional degree program American Council on Pharmaceutical Education
Public Health
Health Services 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 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Division of Communication Science and Disorders 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, August 1999.


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