CIP Codes Unit Accrediting Agency Programs and Degree Levels Accredited Year of Last Accreditation Review Cycle (Years) Accredited Through *Next Self-Study Begins Next Site Visit
The University of Alabama Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 (404-679-4501) Baccalaureate, Master's, EdS, and Doctoral Degrees 2015 10 2025 2022 2025
Arts and Sciences
50.0703 Art History National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD) BA, MA 2007 10 2017 2015 2017
50.0301 Dance National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) BA 2014 10 2024 2023 2024
50.0901 Music National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) BA, BM, MM, DMA 2013 10 2023 2021 2022
42.0101 Psychology (clinical option) American Psychological Association (APA) PhD 2012 3 2015 2014 2016
51.0203 Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) MS 2014 8 2022 2020 2021
50.0702 Studio Art National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD) BA, BFA, MA, MFA 2007 10 2017 2015 2017
50.0501 Theatre National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) BA, MFA 2007 10 2017 2016 2017/2018
Commerce & Business Administration
52.0301 Accounting Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) BSCBA, MAcc, PhD 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
27.0502 Applied Statistics Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) MS, PhD 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
52.0801 Banking and Finance Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) BSCBA, MS, PhD 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
52.0201 Business Administration and Management Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) BSCBA, MBA, MA, PhD 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
52.0601 Economics Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) BSCBA, MA, PhD 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
52.1201 Management Information Systems Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) BSCBA 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
52.1401 Marketing Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) BSCBA, MS, PhD 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
52.1301 Operations Management Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) BSCBA, MS, PhD 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
52.1601 Tax Accounting Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) MTA 2013 5 2018 2016 Jan/Feb 2018
Communication & Information Sciences
9.0903 Advertising Accreditation Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) BACom 2009 6 2016 2014 2016
50.0799 Book Arts National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) MFA 2008 10 2018 2017 Fall 2017
9.0401 Journalism Accreditation Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) BACom 2009 6 2016 2014 2016
25.0101 Library and Information Studies American Library Association (ALA); Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) MLIS 2010 7 2017 2015 Spring 2017
9.0902 Public Relations Accreditation Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) BACom 2009 6 2016 2014 2016
9.0701 Telecommunication and Film Accreditation Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) BACom 2009 6 2016 2014 2016
N/A Community Health Sciences Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) 2014 8 2022 2020 2022
N/A Family Medicine Residency Program Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)* 2016 10 2021 2019 2021
N/A Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)* 2016 2 2018 TBD 2018
N/A Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)* 2016 10 2022 2019 2021
N/A UA-CCHS as Sponsoring Institution for GME Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)* 2011 10 2021 2019 2021
N/A University Medical Center Laboratory ST of AL - State Board of Health/Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) 2015 1 2016 2016
N/A University Medical Center Laboratory CMS-Certified Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) 2015 2 2017 2017
N/A University Medical Center Radiology ST of AL - Alabama Dept of Public Health 2015 3 2018 2018
Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) All 2008 7 2015 2013 2015
51.1508 Counselor Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP)** MA 2012 8 2020 2018 2020
51.231 Counselor Education - Rehabilitation Counseling Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) MA 2011 8 2018 2016 2017
13.1101 Counselor Education - School Counseling National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) MA, EdS 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.1101 Counselor Education - School Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP)** MA 2012 8 2020 2018 2020
13.1101 Counselor Education and Supervision Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP)** PhD 2012 8 2020 2018 2020
13.121 Early Childhood Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) BSEd, MA 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.0401 Educational Administration National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) MA, EdS, EdD, EdD(joint w/ UAB) 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.0401 Educational Leadership National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) MA, EdS, EdD 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
42.2806 Educational Psychology - School Psychology National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) EdS 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
42.2806 Educational Psychology - School Psychology National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) EdS 2014 7 2020 2020
13.0408 Elementary & Middle School Admin/Principalship National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) EdD 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.1202 Elementary Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) BSEd, MA, EdS, EdD 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.0404 Instructional Leadership National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) EdD 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.1314 Kinesiology National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) BSEd, MA 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.1312 Music Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) BSEd 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.1312 Music Education National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) BSEd 2013 10 2023 2020 2023
42.2805 School Psychology National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) EdD, PhD 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
42.2805 School Psychology National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) EdD, PhD 2014 7 2020 2020
13.1205 Secondary Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) BSEd, MA, EdS, EdD 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
13.1001 Special Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) BSEd, MA, EdS, EdD 2008 8 2016 2013 2016
Engineering
14.0201 Aerospace Engineering ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) BSAE 2014 6 2020 2018 2020
14.0701 Chemical Engineering ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) BSChE 2014 6 2016 (interim) 2015 (interim) 2020
14.0801 Civil Engineering ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) BSCE 2014 6 2020 2018 2020
11.0101 Computer Science ABET CAC (Computing Accreditation Commission). BSCS 2014 6 2020 2018 2020
14.3301 Construction Engineering ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) BSConE 2014 6 2020 2018 2020
14.1001 Electrical Engineering ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) BSEE, BSEE Comp Engr Opt 2014 6 2020 2018 2020
14.1901 Mechanical Engineering ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) BSME 2014 6 2020 2018 2020
14.2001 Metallurgical Engineering ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) BSMtE 2014 6 2020 2018 2020
Human Environmental Sciences
19.0901 Apparel and Textiles National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) BSHES 2008 10 2018 2017 2018
51.0913 Athletic Training Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) BS 2008 10 2018 2017 2018
51.3101 Food & Nutrition Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) BSHES 2016 7 2023 2021 2022
-- Coordinated Preprogram in Dietetics Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) BSHES 2016 7 2023 2021 2022
-- Didactic Program in Dietetics Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) BSHES 2016 7 2023 2021 2022
50.0408 Interior Design Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA); NASAD BSHES 2011; 2008 6; 10 2017; 2018 2016; 2017 2017; 2018
Law
22.0101 Law American Bar Association (ABA) JD 2015 7 2020 2019 2020/2021
22.0203 Law American Bar Association (ABA) JSD (new in 2013) with next ABA self-study and site visit
22.0299 Law, Law (Tax) American Bar Association (ABA) LLM (Gen), LLM (Tax) 2015 7 2020 2019 2020/2021
Nursing
51.3818 Nursing Practice Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) DNP 2015 10 2025 2023 2025
51.3801 Registered Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) BSN, MSN 2010 10 2021 2018 2020
Office of Academic Affairs
UA Student Health Center Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) 2012 3 2018 2013 2015
44.0701 Social Work Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) BSW, MSW 2011 8 2019 2016-17 2018
English Language Institute Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) No degree programs 2007 10 2017 2016 2017

Self-study dates are in response to requests for self-studies from accrediting agencies. The University's ongoing continuous improvement efforts mean that self-studies are continuous.

**CACREP typical accreditation cycle is 7-year; programs with ** reaccredited in Jul-2014 for remainder of cycle, through 2020

NOTE: To obtain or review documents describing accreditation, please contact the office of the academic dean to whom the accredited unit reports.

Source: Office of Institutional Effectiveness, February 2016