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    University of Central Missouri
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Accreditations


As set forth in Missouri Revised Statues Chapter 174 at 174.160, the University of Central Missouri has been assigned the authority to confer degrees.

The University of Central Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a member of the North Central Association. For information about HLC Accreditation, contact The Higher Learning Commission, 30 North La Salle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, telephone 800-621-7440, ncahigherlearningcommission.org.

In addition, UCM has earned the following specialized accreditations for these undergraduate-level programs:

  • Art baccalaureates, National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • Athletic Training baccalaureates, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Programs
  • Automotive Technology Management, National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
  • Automotive Technology Management, Construction Management, Design and Drafting Technology, Electronics Technology, and Graphic Technologies baccalaureates, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering
  • Aviation Management and Professional Pilot baccalaureates, Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
  • Baccalaureate Social Work program, Council on Social Work Education
  • Business baccalaureates, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - International
  • Career and Technology Teacher Education (Family Consumer Sciences area) baccalaureate, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Earth Science education baccalaureates, National Science Teachers Association
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)
  • Computer Information Systems baccalaureate, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)
  • Construction Management baccalaureate, American Council for Construction Education
  • Dietetics baccalaureate, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Elementary Education baccalaureate, Association for Childhood Education International
  • Elementary Education baccalaureate, Early Childhood Education, National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Fashion: Textiles and Clothing in Business, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Interior Design baccalaureate, Council for Interior Design Accreditation
  • Mathematics education baccalaureate, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Middle School-Junior High School baccalaureate, National Middle School Association
  • Music baccalaureates, National Association of Schools of Music
  • Nursing baccalaureate programs, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Occupational Safety and Health baccalaureate, Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Public Relations baccalaureate, Certification in Education for Public Relations
  • Social Studies baccalaureate in education, National Council for the Social Studies
  • Special Education, baccalaureate in education, Council for Exceptional Children
  • Teacher Education baccalaureate programs, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Theatre baccalaureate programs, National Association of Schools of Theatre

UCM has earned the following specialized accreditations for these graduate-level programs:

  • Business graduate programs, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - International
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)
  • Community/School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health graduate programs, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Progress
  • Educational Leadership; Principal and Superintendent graduate programs, Educational Leadership Constituent Council
  • Educational Technology graduate program, International Society For Technology in Education
  • Industrial Hygiene graduate program, Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Industrial Management graduate program, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering
  • Library and Information Services graduate programs, American Association of School Libraries
  • Literacy graduate program, International Literacy Association
  • Music graduate programs, National Association of Schools of Music
  • Nursing graduate programs, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Speech-Language Pathology master’s program, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Teacher Education graduate programs, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Technology graduate program, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering
  • Theatre graduate programs, National Association of Schools of Theatre

The university has institutional membership in:

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American Association of University Women
  • American College & University President’s Climate Commitment
  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Council for Opportunity in Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council on Public Higher Education for Missouri
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • Institute of International Education
  • International Association for Management Education
  • International Relations Council
  • International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
  • Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
  • Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools
  • Missouri Academy of Science
  • Missouri Biotechnology Association
  • Missouri Campus Compact
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • National Collegiate Honors Council
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools - Higher Learning Commission
  • The Renaissance Group

In addition, UCM has earned the following specialized distinctions:

  • Chemistry baccalaureate, American Chemical Society (ACS) approved