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 Professions. 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), 1101 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036 – telephone: (202) 783-2007
Athletic Training: Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3184 – telephone: (512) 733-9700
Business Administration: International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750, Tampa, Florida 33602 – telephone: (813) 769-6500
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 Stauffer-Flint Hall, 1435 Jayhawk Blvd., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 - 7575 – telephone: (785) 864-3973
Dietetics: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606 – telephone: (800)877-1600
Education: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education 1140 19th Street, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036 – telephone: (202) 223-0077
Health Information Management: Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) 233 N. Michigan Ave,
21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800 – telephone: (312) 233-1100
Industrial Design: National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248 – telephone: (703) 437-0700
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) 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4014 – telephone: (616) 458-0400
Music: National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248 – telephone: (703) 437-0700
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [e] 2200 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850-3289 – telephone: (800) 498-2071
Teacher Education: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) 1140 19th Street, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036 – telephone: (202) 223-0077
Visual Arts: National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248 – telephone: (703) 437-0700
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