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Specialized & Professional Accreditation

Professional degree programs at FIU are accredited or approved by the appropriate professional associations, or are pursuing full professional accreditation or approval. For accreditation expiration dates and programs pursuing initial accreditation see University Accreditation Goals. To obtain information about the Specialized Accreditation agencies, their criteria and review process contact the Chairperson/Director of the respective degree program through the Academic Affairs Directory.

Accrediting Agencies by College

(* Denotes accreditors recognized by the Department of Education)

 College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts

Architecture - National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)

Landscape Architecture - Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB)

Interior Architecture - Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

Art & Art History - *National Association of Schools of Art and Design Commission on Accreditation (NASAD)

Art Education - *National Association of Schools of Music Commission on Accreditation (NASM)

Theatre - *National Association of Schools of Theatre Commission on Accreditation (NAST)

Communication - Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)

College of Arts, Sciences & Education 

Chemistry - American Chemical Society (ACS)

Forensic Science - Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC)

Psychology - *American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (APA)

Counselor Education - Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CEAP)

School Psychology - National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

School Psychology - National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (CEAP)

Counselor Education - Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
 
College of Business

Computer Systems Analysis - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Business Administration - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Logistics Materials and Supply Chain Management -Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Accounting -Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Finance -Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Human Resources Management / Personnel Administration - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

International Business / Trade Commerce -Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB

Management Information System - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB

Information Resources Management - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB

Marketing / Marketing Management - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB

International Real Estate - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB

Health Care - *Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (AACSB

Health Informatics and Analytics - Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (AACSB

College of Engineering & Computing

Biomedical - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Civil - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Computer - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Electrical - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Environmental - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Mechanical - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Engineering Management Track in Operations Managements of Orthotics and Prosthetics - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Construction Management - American Council of Construction on Education (ACCE)

College of Law

Law - *American Bar Association (ABA)

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Medicine - *Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)

Physician Assistant - Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)

Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Nursing - *Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Anesthesiology - *Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)

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

Health Services Administration *Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (also listed under College of Business)  (CAHME)

Occupational Therapy - *Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Physical Therapy - *Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Speech Language Pathology - *Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA-ASHA)
 
Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Public Health - *Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

Dietetics and Nutrition - *Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

Social Work - Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
 
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Public Administration - Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (NASPAA)

Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality Management - Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)