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Accreditations

University Accreditations

The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission/North Central Association of Colleges and Schools as a bachelor's and master's degree granting institution. (http://www.ncahlc.org/)

Specialized Accreditations

In addition, specialized accreditation is granted by:

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biomedical Engineering program and the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Engineering Physics program are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science – Computer Science major is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Funeral Service and the Certificate in Funeral Service are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), www.abfse.org.

The College of Business is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), www.acbsp.org.   

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Nutrition, Dietetics, & Food Management and the Dietetic Internship Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), www.eatright.org/ACEND/.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry-ACS Certificate major is approved by the American Chemical Society, www.acs.org.

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech Language Pathology is accredited by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), www.asha.org.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Kinesiology – Exercise Fitness Management is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied health Programs (CAAHEP), www.caahep.org.

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), www.caate.net.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Design-Interior Design major is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), accredit-id.org

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Art (Studio Art) program, The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Art History program, The Bachelor of Arts in Education (B. A. Ed) in Art Education program, the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Graphic Design program, the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Interior Design program and the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Design program are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), nasad.arts-accredit.org.

The Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in the School of Music are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), nasm.arts-accredit.org.

The university’s educator preparation programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) which has recently transitioned to the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) www.caepnet.org  and approved by the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP), www.ok.gov/octp.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Family Life program and the Master of Science (M.S.) in Family & Child Studies program are accredited by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), www.ncfr.org.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), acenursing.org, formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), and approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN), www.ok.gov/nursing.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Management – Professional Golf Management major is accredited by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA), www.pga.com.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Management –Human Resource Management major is accredited by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), www.shrm.org.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Community/Public Health is accredited by the SOPHE-AAHE Baccalaureate Program Approval Committee (SABPAC), www.healthedaccred.org.

    Credits earned in courses taken in residence at the University of Central Oklahoma are normally transferable at full value to other accredited colleges and universities.