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					                  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.


School and Program                                                                                                                                       Accrediting Agency


Arts and Sciences

  Baccalaureate degree program in Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Chemical Society

  Doctoral program in Clinical Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation

  Baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in Theatre Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . National Association of Schools of Theatre



Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration

  Baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in Business Administration                                                              American Assembly of Collegiate Schools
  and Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of Business, Accreditation Council



Education

  Master’s degree specialization in Education of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students . . . . . . . . . . Council on Education of the Deaf

  Teacher certification programs in: Orientation and Mobility (for Visually Impaired)                                    Association for Education and Rehabilitation
  and Teacher of the Visually Impaired . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of the Blind and Visually Impaired

  Teacher certification programs in: Fifth-Year Teacher Certification Programs, K-12
  Educational Administration Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Department of Education



Engineering

  Baccalaureate degree programs in: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil
  Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering,
  Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science and
  Engineering, Engineering Physics, and the Cooperative Engineering Education                                         Accreditation Board for Engineering
  Program (excluding Engineering Physics within this Program) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . and Technology, Inc.



Law

  First professional degree programs in Law and International and Comparative            American Bar Association, Council of the Section
  Law and the master’s degree program in Law (Master’s of Studies in Law) . . . . . . . . . of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar



Public and International Affairs
                                                                                           National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and
  Master’s degree program in Public Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Administration, Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation



Social Work

  Baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in Social Work . . . . . . Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation
    Specialized Accreditations by School, Program, and Accrediting Agency (continued)


School and Program                                                                                                                                       Accrediting Agency


Information Sciences

  Master’s degree program in Library and Information Science . . . . . . . . . . . American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation

  Teacher certification in the Library Science K-12 Teacher Certification Program                    Pennsylvania Department of Education
  and the Certificate of Advanced Study in the Library Supervisor Program . . . . . . . . . . . (conducted through the School of Education)



Dental Medicine

  First professional degree program in Dental Medicine, the certificate program in                                                     American Dental Association,
  Dental Hygiene and Dental Specialities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commission on Dental Accreditation



Nursing

  Baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

                                                                                             American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Council on
  Master’s degree program in Nurse Anesthesia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

  Continuing education programs in Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania State Nurses Association



Pharmacy

  First professional degree program and continuing education programs in Pharmacy . American Council on Pharmaceutical Education



Public Health

  All master’s and doctoral degree programs in Public Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Council on Education for Public Health

  Master’s degree program in Genetic Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Board of Genetic Counseling

                                                                                                                  Accrediting Commission on Education
  Master’s degree program in Health Policy and Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . for Health Services Administration

  Master’s degree and doctoral specialization programs in Human Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Board of Medical Genetics



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



Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

  Baccalaureate degree area of concentration in Athletic Training and the
  baccalaureate degree programs in Emergency Medicine and Health                                                            Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
  Information Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Education Programs

                                                                                                            American Dietetic Association, Commission
  Baccalaureate degree program in Clinical Dietetics–Nutrition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . on Accreditation of Dietetic Education
     Specialized Accreditations by School, Program, and Accrediting Agency (continued)


School and Program                                                                                                                                    Accrediting Agency


Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (continued)

   Master’s degree program in Communication Science and                                               American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on
   Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

                                                                                                                Pennsylvania Department of Education
   Programs in Communication Science and Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (conducted through the School of Education)

   Master’s degree program in Occupational Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

   Doctoral degree program in Physical Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

                                                                                                                 Council on Rehabilitation
   Master’s degree program in Rehabilitation Science and Technology and Rehabilitation Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Education



Johnstown

   Baccalaureate degree programs in Civil Engineering Technology,
   Electrical Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering                                                Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation
   Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.

   Teacher certification program in Elementary and Secondary Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Department of Education

   Associate degree programs in: Emergency Medical Services,
   Respiratory Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

   School Nurse certification program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Department of Education



Titusville

   Associate degree program: Physical Therapist Assistant Program . . . . . Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education



Bradford
                                                                   National League for Nursing, Inc., Board of Review for Associate
   Associate and baccalaureate degree programs in Nursing . Degree Programs, Board of Review for Baccalaureate Degree Programs

                                                                                                       Pennsylvania Department of Education
   Teacher certification programs in Elementary and Secondary Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . (conducted through the School of Education)

   Baccalaureate degree program in Athletic Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs



University Counseling Center

   Program in Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . International Association of Counseling Services

   Doctoral internship program in Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation



Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

   Doctoral internship program in Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation




Source: Office of the Provost, November 2004.

				
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