University General Course Catalog 2012-2013 
    
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Accreditation


The University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Northwest Commission onColleges and Universities, recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. The university has been accredited since 1938.

In addition to the Northwest Commission institutional accreditation, there are numerous university programs which are accredited by their national professional accrediting organizations. These specialized accrediting organizations, which are recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, include:

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (for selected programs in engineering and mines)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Accreditation Council for Educatin in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language-Hearing Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • American Psychological Association
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (U.S. Department of Education - recognized accrediting body for programs leading to the M.D. degree in the United States)
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

The university is also a member of many national professional associations including the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.