Accreditation

The University of Maryland, College Park is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), http://www.msche.org, under the authority of the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, individual colleges, schools, and departments are accredited by a number of other groups:

Accreditors Approved by the U.S. Secretary of Education

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation

Other Accreditors

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accrediting Council on Education on Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • Institute of Food Technologists
  • Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
  • Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Planning Accreditation Board

Evaluated Rather Than Accredited

  • Maryland Sea Grant College (National Sea Grant Review Panel)
  • Water Resources Center (United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey)

For more information about Accreditation see http://www.provost.umd.edu/Academic_Planning/Accreditation.htm.