University General Course Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Sep 26, 2022  
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Accreditation and Memberships


The University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges 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, many 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 Education 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
  • Association for Behavior Analysis International Accreditation Board
  • American Psychological Association
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • 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 following:

  • American Association of University Women
  • American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Association of Chief Academic Officers
  • Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities
  • Association of American Colleges & Universities
  • Broadcast Music Inc.
  • Campus Compact
  • College Board
  • College & University Professional Association, Nevada Chapter
  • Council for Advancement & Support of Education
  • Council on Governmental Relations
  • Educause
  • National Association of College & University Business Officers
  • Society for College and University Planning
  • Society of European Stage Authors & Composers
  • Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education