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Accreditation

Accreditation

McNeese State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, P-404.679.4500, www.sacs.org, to award associate, bachelor, master, and specialist degrees. A comprehensive list of other agencies included in the Board of Regents General Policy on Program Accreditation that have accredited or approved McNeese academic programs follows:
  • AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, 7777 South Harbor Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL 33602-5730, P- (813) 769-6500, www.aacsb.edu.
  • AAFCS - American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 400 N. Columbus St., Suite 202, Alexandria, VA 22314, P- (703) 706-4600, www.aafcs.org.
  • ACS - American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, P- (800) 227-5558, www.acs.org.
  • CADE - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education, American Dietetic Association, 120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, P- (800) 877-1600, www.eatright.org.
  • CAC/ABET Inc. - Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, P- (410) 347.7700, www.abet.org.
  • CCNE- Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for American Association of Colleges of Nursing, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, P- (202) 463-6930, www.aacn.nche.edu/index.htm.
  • EAC/ABET Inc. - Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, P- (410) 347-7700, www.abet.org.
  • JRCERT - Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, P- (312) 704-5300, www.jrcert.org.
  • NAACLS - National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 8410 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 670, Chicago, IL 60631, P- (773) 714-8880, www.naacls.org.
  • NASAD- National Association of Schools of Art and Design, 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190, P- (703) 437-0700, nasad.arts-accredit.org/.
  • NASM - National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, P-(703) 437-0700, nasm.arts-accredit.org.
  • NCATE - National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, 2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, P- (202) 466-7496, www.ncate.org.
  • NLNAC - National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, P- (800) 669-1656, www.nln.org.
  • TAC/ABET Inc. - Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, P- (410) 347-7700, www.abet.org.
Other agencies that have approved or certified programs include:
  • AAHPERD/NASPE - American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance/National Association for Sport and Physical Education
  • ACEI - Association for Childhood Education International
  • CEC - Council for Exceptional Children
  • ISTE - International Society for Technology Education
  • BESE - Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • ELCC - Educational Leaders Constituency Consortium
  • LSBN - Louisiana State Board of Nursing
  • NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English
  • NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • NSTA - National Science Teachers Association
  • OAKE - Organization of American Kodály Educators