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Accredited Programs

The University has 65 programs that are eligible for accreditation. Of these, 61 are accredited by the relevant professional accrediting agency. There are 51 programs with mandatory accreditation, of which 48 hold professional accreditations. The remaining three programs are new programs (PMC Family Nursing, PMC Family Psychology, DNP Nursing Practice) in the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals. The two post-master certificates will undergo an accreditation visit in the spring 2013 semester and the DNP program is scheduled to have an accreditation visit in fall 2013.

There are 14 programs that are recommended to have professional accreditations; of these, 12 have professional accreditations.

The following programs at UL Lafayette are accredited:

Architecture: National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)

Athletic Training: Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Business Administration: International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Chemistry: American Chemical Society a

Computer Science: Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Communication: Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

Dietetics: American Dietetic Association

Education: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Engineering, Chemical: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700b

Engineering, Civil: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700b

Engineering, Electrical: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700b

Engineering, Mechanical: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700b

Engineering, Petroleum: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700 b

Health Information Management: Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Industrial Design: National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Industrial Technology: The Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), 3300 Washtenaw Avenue, Suite 220, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 –telephone: 734-677-0046

Interior Design: National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

Music: National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Nursing: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) c

Professional Land and Resource Management: Curriculum approved by the American Association of Petroleum Landmen d

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology e

Teacher Education: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Visual Arts: National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Public Notices:



a Accredits only undergraduate programs
b Accredits either undergraduate or graduate programs but not both for the same program
c Accredits both undergraduate and graduate programs
d The national professional association; not an official accrediting agency
e Accredits only graduate programs