As of February 2016, the University has 70 programs for which accreditation is mandated or recommended by the Louisiana Board of Regents. Sixty-eight of those programs are currently accredited; one is awaiting news of the most recent accreditation review. Only one program for which accreditation is "recommended" — BA Organizational Communication — has not sought accreditation. One program for which accreditation is "optional," the Post Master's Certificate in Healthcare Administration, has that accreditation.
Of 56 programs for which accreditation is mandated, 55 are accredited (the 56th is awaiting the results of a fall visit). Also, of 14 programs for which accreditation is recommended, 13 have accreditation; the 14th has not sought accreditation.
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. The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) is on inactive accreditation status from January 4, 2016 until May 20, 2018. As of January 4, 2016 no students will be admitted or allowed to transfer into the Didactic Program in Dietetics.
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
Nursing: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791. (http://ccneaccreditation.org/).
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