Accreditation

Kent State University is an affiliate of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Individual graduate and undergraduate programs also are accredited or approved by:

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
5250 Old Orchard Road, Suite 200
Skokie, IL 60077
847-853-6060
www.aaahc.org

Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc.-Technology Accreditation Commission (ABET)
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700
www.abet.org

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
P.O. Box 400
Oxford, MD 21654
410-226-5527
www.acpha-cahm.org

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606
800-877-1600
www.eatright.org

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
Stauffer-Flint Hall
1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-3973
www.acejmc.org

American Association for the Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)
5205 Chairman’s Court, Suite 300
Frederick, MD 21703
301-696-9627
www.aaalac.org

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 1005
Arlington, VA 22202
202-289-1818
www.aam-us.org

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants (ABA)
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
312-988-5000
www.americanbar.org/groups/paralegals

American Chemical Society (ACS)
1155 16th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
800-333-9511
www.acs.org

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
401 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233
317-637-9200
www.acsm.org

American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
CANDIDATE STATUS AS OF SPRING 2016, ACCREDITATION NOT YET CONFERRED

825 W. Bitters Road, Suite 103
San Antonio, TX 78216
210-495-6161
http://www.acce-hq.org

American Library Association (ALA)
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2795
800-545-2433
www.ala.org

American Occupational Therapy Association (East Liverpool and Ashtabula)
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
301-652-2682
www.acoteonline.org

American Psychological Association (APA)
750 First St. N.E.
Washington, DC 20002-4242
800-374-2721
www.apa.org

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) (Tuscarawas)
1931 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
800-248-2862
www.avma.org

AACSB, International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602
813-769-6559
www.aacsb.edu

Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
275 N. York Street, Suite 401
Elmhurst, IL 60126
630-433-4514
www.atmae.org

Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
3410 Skyway Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
334-844-2431
www.aabi.aero

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs/
Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CAAHEP/CoAES)

25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) (Ashtabula and East Liverpool)
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
800-999-2782
www.capteonline.org

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100
Austin, TX 78731-3184
844-462-2283
www.caate.net

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
202-463-6930
www.aacn.nche.edu

Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Rd
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
817-283-2835
www.coarc.com

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-535-5990
www.cacrep.org

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-458-0400
www.accredit-id.org

Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
301-296-5700
www.asha.org

Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148-4501
800-626-6772
www.nrpa.org/coaprt

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
202-789-1050
www.ceph.org

Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
P.O. Box 976
North Kingston, RI 02852
executivedirector@councilondeafed.org
www.councilondeafed.org

Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814-1621
301-581-9200
www.cpme.org

Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
1699 Woodfield Rd., Suite 300
Schaumberg, IL 60173
847-944-1345
www.core-rehab.org

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
800 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20591
866-835-5322
www.faa.gov

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300
www.jrcert.org

Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
CANDIDATE STATUS AS OF SPRING 2016, ACCREDITATION NOT YET CONFERRED

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
CANDIDATE STATUS AS OF SPRING 2016, ACCREDITATION NOT YET CONFERRED

636 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736
888-999-2752
www.asla.org/accreditationlaab.aspx

National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
202-783-2007
www.naab.org

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB)
1444 I Street, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
202-712-9040
www.nabweb.org

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
4340 East West Highway, Suite 402
Bethesda, MD 20814
866-331-6277
www.nasponline.org

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700
www.nasad.arts-accredit.org

National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
703-437-0700
www.nasd.arts-accredit.org

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
703-437-0700
www.nasm.arts-accredit.org

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
1029 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
202-628-8965
www.naspaa.org

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (CAEP)

1140 – 19th Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
202-223-0077
www.ncate.org
www.caepnet.org

National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700
www.nast.arts-accredit.org

Ohio Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration (OBNENR)
17 S. High St., Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215-7410
614-466-3947
www.nursing.ohio.gov

Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
877-644-6338
www.education.ohio.gov

Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
614-466-6000
www.ohiohighered.org

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR)
120 Wall Street, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10005-4024
212-460-1474
prssa.prsa.org/about/Certification/

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) – Institutional Regional Accreditation
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
800-621-7440
www.hlcommission.org