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Professional Accreditors

 

University of Rhode Island:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

NEASC Standards for Accreditation
Founded in 1885, the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) is the nation’s oldest regional accrediting association whose mission is the establishment and maintenance of high standards for all levels of education, from pre-K to the doctoral level. NEASC serves as the accrediting body for the University of Rhode Island. The new standards, to go into effect in 2006, are rich in the language of assessment.

 

Accounting & Business Administration:

American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

 

Chemistry:

American Chemical Society (ACS)

 

Community Planning and Area Development:

Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)

 

Education:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE)

National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education & Certification

 

Engineering:

Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET)

 

Landscape Architecture:

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

 

Library & Information Studies:

Americal Library Association (ALA)

 

Marriage & Family Therapy:

American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy (COAMFTE)

 

Music:

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

 

Nursing:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

American College of Nurse Midwives (Midwifery)

 

Nutrition & Dietetics:

American Dietetic Association (ADA)

 

Pharmacy:

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

 

Physical Therapy:

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

 

Psychology:

American Psychological Association (APA)

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

 

Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology:

American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA)

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