2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Accreditation

 

Ball State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the National Architectural Accrediting Board, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. 

The Department of Chemistry Curriculum is certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.

All initial educator preparation and licensing programs are accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). All advanced educator preparation programs are accredited by the Indiana Department of Education.

Programs in the College of Fine Arts are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the National Association of Schools of Theatre, and the National Association of Schools of Dance. The David Owsley Museum of Art is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

The Child Study Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. 

The interior design major and the fashion apparel design major are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD). FCS teacher education program meets the academic requirements for the initial teaching license and the Higher Learning Commission.

The technology and engineering teacher education program is accredited by the CAEP. 

The Department of Construction Management and Interior Design has two accredited programs. The construction management major is accredited by the American Council on Construction Education (ACCE). The interior design major is accredited by the Council of Interior Design Accreditations (CIDA).

The doctoral degree in counseling psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The baccalaureate program in the School of Nursing is accredited by the Indiana State Board. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Ball State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http;//www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The athletic training major in the School of Kinesiology is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The health and physical education teaching major is accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

The Department of Nutrition and Health Science has several accredited programs.  The Didactic Program in Dietetics and the Dietetics Internship Program maintain separate accreditations by the Accreditation Councilfor Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), a division of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The Health Education and Promotion Program is accredited by the Society for Public Health Education/American Association for Health Education Baccalaureate Program Approval Committee (SABPAC).  The Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiology Technology (JRCERT).  The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

The Department of Social Work is accredited by the Commission on Standards and Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education.

The Master of Arts (M.A.) program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program in audiology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The program in urban planning is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board of the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.

The Miller College of Business is accredited by the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), except for the programs in apparel design and fashion merchandising, computer technology, hospitality and food management, and residential property management.

The accounting programs, undergraduate and master’s, hold supplemental accreditation form the AACSB International. The clinical program affiliates for the major in medical technology are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. 

The Department of Journalism is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. The public relations programs are Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) accredited by the Public Relations Society of America. 

The Center for Medical Education is accredited as a part of the Indiana University School of Medicine by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges. 

The Legal Studies program offered through the Political Science department is approved by the American Bar Association. 

The Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, and its internship training program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. 

The university also holds membership in many professional organizations, including the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, American Council on Education, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Council of Graduate Schools in the United States, National Collegiate Honors Council, National University Continuing Education Association, and the College Entrance Examination Board, and the Southern Regional Education Board, and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

Health Science is accredited by SABPAC = Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and American Association for Health Education (AAHE) Baccalaureate Program Approval Committee. The respiratory therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

The Radiography program  is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).