Accreditations

Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.  Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Western Kentucky University.

Accounting: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) (MAcc)

Business: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) (MBA)

Counseling: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) (MAE)

Dietetics: Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) (Dietetic Internship)

Education: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) (Advanced Educator Preparation, ADV), and Kentucky’s Educational Professional Standards Board (EPSB)

Engineering Technology Management: The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) (MS)

Music: National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Commission on Accreditation (MM)

Nursing: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (MSN and DNP)

Physical Therapy: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) (DPT)

Public Administration: Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) (MPA)

Public Health: Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) (MPH)

Social Work: Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) (MSW)

Speech-Language Pathology: Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) (MS)