Accreditation

Kent State University is an affiliate of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Individual graduate and undergraduate programs also are accredited or approved by:

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
5250 Old Orchard Road, Suite 200
Skokie, IL 60077
847-853-6060
www.aaahc.org/

Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700
www.abet.org/

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org/

Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
P.O. Box 400
Oxford, MD 21654
410-226-5527
www.acpha-cahm.org/

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
800-877-1600
www.eatrightpro.org

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
(East Liverpool and Ashtabula)
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
301-652-6611
www.aota.org/acend

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
201 Bishop Hall
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
662-915-5550
www.acejmc.org/

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 1005
Arlington, VA 22202
202-289-1818
www.aam-us.org/

American Bar Association (ABA)
Standing Committee on Paralegals
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
800-285-2221
www.americanbar.org/group/paralegals

American Chemical Society (ACS)
1155 Sixteenth St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
800-333-9511
www.acs.org

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
401 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233
317-637-9200
www.acsm.org/

American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
300 Decker Drive
Suite 330
Irving, TX 75062
972-600-8800
www.acce-hq.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
1001 N. Fairfax Street
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-894-2900
www.actfl.org 

American Library Association (ALA)
50 East Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
800-545-2433
www.ala.org

American Psychological Association (APA)
750 First St. N.E.
Washington, DC 20002-4242
800-374-2721
www.apa.org

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
(Tuscarawas)
1931 North Meacham Rd., Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
800-248-2862
www.avma.org

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC International)
5205 Chairman’s Court
Suite 300
Frederick, MD 21703
301-696-9626
www.aaalac.org

Association of Middle Level Educators
2550 Corporate Exchange Dr. 
Suite 324
Columbus, OH 43231
614-895-4730
www.amle.org 

Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
701 Exposition Place
Suite 206
Raleigh, NC 27615
919-635-8335
www.atmae.org

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
777 South Harbor Island Blvd., Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602-5729
813-769-6500
www.aacsb.edu/

Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
115 S. 8th Street
Suite 102
Opelika, AL 36801
334-748-9359
www.aabi.aero/

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
(Ashtabula and East Liverpool)
1111 North Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
800-999-2782
www.capteonline.org

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100
Austin, TX 78731-3184
844-462-2283
caate.net

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street, N.W., Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
202-887-6791
www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
264 Precision Blvd
Telford, TN 37690
817-283-2835
www.coarc.com

Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)
401 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-777-1135
www.coaes.org

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
500 Montgomery Street
Suite 350
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-535-5990
www.cacrep.org

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4014
616-458-0400
accredit-id.org

Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
301-296-5700
caa.asha.org

Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)
Marvin Rd NE
STE 307 #172
Lacey, WA 98516
306-205-2096
www.nrpa.org

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
202-789-1050
ceph.org

Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
c/o University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
MC 7777
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
email: executivedirector@councilondeafed.org 
www.councilondeafed.org

Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814-1621
301-581-9200
www.cpme.org

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
U.S. Department of Transportation
800 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20591
866-835-5322
www.faa.gov

Higher Learning Commission (HLC) – Institutional Accreditation
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
800-621-7440
www.hlcommission.org

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300
www.jrcert.org

Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
636 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736
888-999-2752
www.asla.org/accreditationlaab.aspx

National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
1735 New York Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-783-2007
www.naab.org

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB)
1120 20th Street, NW, Ste.750
Washington, DC 20036
202-712-9040
www.nabweb.org

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
4340 East West Highway, Suite 402
Bethesda, MD 20814
866-331-6277
www.nasponline.org

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700
nasad.arts-accredit.org

National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700
nasd.arts-accredit.org

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700
nasm.arts-accredit.org

National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700
nast.arts-accredit.org

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
1140 19th Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
202-223-0077
www.ncate.org
www.caepnet.org

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
1029 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-3517
202-628-8965
www.naspaa.org

Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)
17 South High St., Suite 660
Columbus, OH 43215-3466
614-466-3947
www.nursing.ohio.gov

Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
877-644-6338
education.ohio.gov

Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
614-466-6000
www.ohiohighered.org

Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC)
Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad St., 14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
740-845-2700
www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Law-Enforcement?Ohio-Peace-Officer-Training-Academy

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – Certification in Education for Public Relations
120 Wall Street, 21st Fl.
New York, NY 10005-4024
212-460-1474
https://prssa.prsa.org/chapter-firm-resources/start-a-prssa-chapter/pr-program-certification/

United States Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250
202-720-2791
www.usda.gov