Specialized Accreditation


Specialized accreditations, certifications and standards held by UAF programs:

College of Engineering and Mines (CEM)

Engineering BS Programs: Civil, Computer, Electrical, Geological, Mechanical, Mining, and Petroleum accredited by the Engineering Accreditaiton Commission of ABET

Last Date of Review: 2012

Computer Science BS accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET

Last Date of Review: 2012

College of Liberal Arts (CLA)

Journalism BA accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

Last Date of Review: 2009

Music BA, BM and MM accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music

Last Date of Review: 2014

Psychology PhD accredited by the American Psychological  Association

Last Date of Review: 2011

Social Work BA accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Last Date of Review: 2009

College of Natural Science and Mathematics (CNSM)

Chemistry BS Programs: Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Environmental accredited by the American Chemical Society, Committe on Professional Training

Last Date of Review: 2014

College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD)

Automotive Technology Certificate accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation

Last Date of Review: 2014

Aviation Maintenance AAS accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration

Last Date of Review: 2013

Dental Hygiene AAS accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation

Last Date of Review: 2009

Medical Assistant Certificate accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Last Date of Review: 2006

Paralegal Studies AAS approved by the American Bar Association

Last Date of Review: 2015

Paramedic Academy AAS accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Last Date of Review: 2012

School of Education (SOE)

Education Programs: Arts and Sciences BAS, Elementary BA, MEd & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, K-12 Art Certificate, Counseling MEd & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Secondary MEd & Post Baccalaureate, Music BME, Special Education MEd & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP, formerly NCATE) and Alaska State Board of Education

Last Date of Review: 2010

Links to reports:

School of Education NCATE Web Site

NCATE Institutional Report  

School of Management (SOM)

Accounting BBA, and Business Administration BBA and MBA accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Last Date of Review: 2014

School of Natural Resources and Extension (SNRE)

Forest Sciences BS accredited by the Society of American Foresters

Last Date of Review: 2006

Links to reports:

SNRE Web Site

See SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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