Accreditations

Marshall University is accredited as an institution of higher learning by The Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission can be reached at 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602; toll-free 1-800-621-7440; (http://www.hlcommission.org/)

Marshall University in its entirety is accredited by HLC and all of the University’s programs are covered by the HLC accreditation. Several of our University’s academic programs are accredited and/or recognized by their own specialized accrediting bodies, in addition to the HLC designation.

Specialized Accreditations

Each program listed below is fully accredited and in good standing with their respective specialized accrediting body (except as noted).

College Academic Program Accrediting Body Accreditation Status
College of Arts & Media Journalism-BA Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Accredited
College of Arts & Media BFA-Music major, including concentrations in Music Theory and Composition, Performance; Bachelor of Arts in the Arts Music major; Master of Arts in Music with concentrations Music Composition, Music Education, Mustic History and Literature, Performance, and Jazz Studies; BA in Music Education National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Accredited
Lewis College of Business All degree programs in the Lewis College of Business. These include the BBA; MBA; BA in General Business; MS -Health Care Administration; MS-Human Resource Management; Doctor of Business Administration, MS-Information Systems, MS -Health Informatics; MS-Sports Administration, BBA-Accounting; MS-Accountancy The Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) International Accredited
Lewis College of Business Brad D. Smith Graduate School of Business in cooperation with CAMC School of Nurse Anesthesia/Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Accredited
Lewis College of Business MS-Health Informatics Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education Accredited
College of Engineering & Computer Sciences BSE-Engineering-BSE; BSME-Mechanical Engineering; BSBME-Biomedical Engineering; BSCE-Civil Engineering; BSEE-Electrical and Computer Engineering Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Accredited
College of Engineering & Computer Sciences BS- Occupational Safety and Health Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET Accredited
College of Engineering & Computer Sciences BS- Computer Science Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET Accredited
College of Education & Professional Development Teacher Education Program (Initial and Advanced Level) Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Accredited
College of Education & Professional Development EdS School Psychology National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Nationally recognized through the provider’s next CAEP accreditation
College of Education & Professional Development MA, Counseling (School and Mental Health) Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Accredited
College of Health Professions MS- Athletic Training (Professional) Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE) Accredited
College of Health Professions MS- Communication Disorders Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA) Accredited
College of Health Professions BSN-Nursing; MS-Nursing and three Post-Master’s Certificates (Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, and Nursing Administration Post-Master’s Certificates); ASN-Nursing (Cooperative program between St. Mary’s Hospital and Marshall University) Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. Accredited
College of Health Professions BS-Medical Laboratory Sciences
AAS-Medical Laboratory Technology
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) Accredited
College of Health Professions Dietetics (Bachelors and post-baccalaureate Dietetic Internship) The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Accredited
College of Health Professions Radiography Program at St.Mary’s School of Medical Imaging Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Accredited
College of Health Professions Sonography Program at St. Mary’s School of Medical Imaging Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Accredited
College of Health Professions Respiratory Therapy (Bachelor) Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) Accredited
College of Health Professions BS and MS-Social Work Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Accredited
College of Health Professions Doctor of Physical Therapy Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Accredited
College of Liberal Arts Psychology: Psy.D. Program American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited
College of Science Chemistry (ACS Chemistry) Certification by the American Chemistry Society Certified since 1963
College of Science Forensic Science, MS
Forensic Science, MS with area of emphasis in Digital Evidence
Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) through the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Accredited
School of Medicine Medicine (M.D.) Liaison Committee on Medical Education Accredited
School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program (Masters) Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc Accreditation-Probation
School of Medicine Residency and Fellowship Programs Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Effective date for insitutional letters (Marshall University School of Medicine and Marshall Community Health Consortium) are January 2023; All individual residency programs have either continued or initial accreditation. Effective dates range from July 2019 to February 2023
School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Accredited
School of Medicine Animal Resources Facility Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care Accredited
School of Pharmacy Pharm. D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Accredited