Institutional Accreditation and Membership

The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees (D.M.D, J.D., M.D.). Individuals who wish to contact the Commission on Colleges regarding the accreditation status of the university may write the Commission at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500.

Professional Accreditation

Accountancy - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Art Therapy - (Expressive Therapies) American Art Therapy Association

Audiology and Speech Pathology - Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Business (Graduate and Undergraduate) - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Chemistry - American Chemical Society (BS degree only)

Clinical Chemistry - Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry (COMACC)

Clinical Psychology - American Psychological Association

Clinical and Mental Health Counseling (M.Ed. degree) - Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Computer Engineering and Computer Science - Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. (BS degree only)

Counseling Psychology - American Psychological Association

Dental Hygiene - Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association

Dentistry - Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association

Early Learning Center - National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Education - Education Professional Standards Board, Commonwealth of Kentucky and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Engineering - (Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science programs) Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. (B.S. and M.Eng. degrees)

Exercise Physiology/Exercise Science - Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)

Family Therapy - Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)

Graduate Medicine - (House Staff) Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Interior Design (on probation) - Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

Law - Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association and Association of American Law Schools

Medicine (on probation) - Liaison Committee on Medical Education, a Joint Committee of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges

Music and Music Therapy - National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Nursing - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Paralegal Studies - Section on Paralegal Education of the American Bar Association

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - (Post Doctoral) Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Public Administration - National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

Public Health - Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Counseling (M.Ed. degree) - Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Social Work - Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education

Sports Administration - Commission on Sports Management

Theatre Arts - National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Urban Planning - Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) - Master’s degree


Other Accreditations

Cooperative Education - American Council for Cooperative Education (ACCE)

Continuing Medical Education - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Fort Knox Education Center - Military Installation Education Review (2009)

Human Subjects Protection Program - Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP)

Research Resource Center - Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC)

Strength Conditioning - NSCA Education Recognition Program (ERP)