[ skip to content ]

Accreditation

Old Dominion University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Old Dominion University.

The University's programs are also accredited by numerous specialized and professional accrediting agencies.

Regional Accreditation

Accrediting Organization Acronym Initial Accreditation Last Affirmation Next Self-Study Begins Next Reaffirmation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges SACS/COC 1966 2012 2017 2022

Specialized Accreditation

College Degree Program Accrediting Organization Acronym

Initial Accredi

tation **

Last Affirmation Next Self-Study Begins

Next Reaffirm

ation

Assoc. w/ Licensure
Arts & Letters BA/BFA Art National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD 1998 2006 2010 2014
Arts & Letters BA/BFA Art, Teaching Certification, Secondary Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters BA English, Teaching Certification, Secondary Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters BA Foreign Languages, Teacher Certification, Secondary Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters BS Interdisciplinary Studies Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters BA/BM Music National Association of Schools of Music NASM 1992 2004 2013 2014
Arts & Letters BM Music, Teacher Certification, Secondary Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters BA History, Political Science, Geography, Social Studies, Teacher Certification, Secondary Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters BA Theatre and Dance (Digital Filmmaking, Theatre Education, Theatre Studies)
National Association of Schools of Theatre NAST 1991 2009 2018 2019
Arts & Letters BA Theatre and Dance Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters BFA Theatre and Dance (Performance) National Association of Schools of Theatre NAST 2012 2012 2018 2019
Arts & Letters MA Applied Linguistics - Teaching English as a Second Language Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Arts & Letters MME Music Education National Association ofSchools of Music NASM 2006 2014 2015
Business and Public Administration BSBA Accounting, Decision Sciences, Economics, Finance, International Business, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International AACSB 1974 2013 2017-18 2018-19
Business and Public Administration BA Economics Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business- International AACSB 1974 2013 2017-18 2018-19
Business and Public Administration MBA Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International AACSB 1974 2013 2017-18 2018-19
Business and Public Administration MA Economics Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business- International AACSB 1974 2013 2017-18 2018-19
Business and Public Administration MS Accounting Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business- International AACSB 1974 2013 2017-18 2018-19
Business and Public Administration MPA Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation - National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration COPRA - NASPAA 1996 2010 2016 2017
Business and Public Administration PhD Business Administration Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International AACSB 1998 2013 2017-18 2018-19
Education BS Occupational and Technical Studies- Marketing Education, and Technology Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Education BS Physical Education-Teacher Preparation Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Education BS Physical Education-Exercise Science Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences / Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CoAES / CAAHEP 2007 2013 2016 2018
Education BS Recreation and Tourism Studies Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions - National Recreation and Park Association COAPRT / NRPA 1984 2010 2014 2015
Education MS Occupational and Technical Studies Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MS Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech- Language Pathology / American Speech Language Hearing Association
CAA / ASHA 1986 2009 2016 2017 x
Education MSED Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP 1996 2012 2019 2020 x
Education MSED Counseling-School Counseling Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Early Childhood Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Elementary/Middle School Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Educational Leadership -Higher Education Administration Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education CAS* 2000 2005 2014 2015
Education MSED Physical Education-Athletic Training Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE 1980 2012 2017 2018 x
Education MSED Physical Education-Curriculum and Instruction, Administration and Supervision Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Special Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Reading Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Secondary Education - Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, and Social Studies Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Secondary Education-Library Science Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education MSED Educational Leadership Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education EdS Educational Leadership Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1976 2012 2019 2019 x
Education Phd Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP 2012 2012 2019 2020 x
Education MSED Educational Leadership Educational Leadership Constituent Council ELCC* 1998 1998 2006 x
Education EdS Educational Leadership Educational Leadership Constituent Council ELCC* 1998 1998 2006 x
Engineering and Technology BS Civil Engineering

Engineering Accreditation Commission, ABET

EAC/ABET

1967 2012 2016 2018
Engineering and Technology BS Computer Engineering

Engineering Accreditation Commission, ABET

EAC/ABET

1989 2010 2015 2016
Engineering and Technology BS Electrical Engineering

Engineering Accreditation Commission, ABET

EAC/ABET

1967 2012 2016 2018
Engineering and Technology BS Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Accreditation Commission, ABET

EAC/ABET 1967 2012 2016 2018
Engineering and Technology BS Civil Engineering Technology Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission, ABET ETAC/ABET 1976 2012 2018 2018
Engineering and Technology BS Electrical Engineering Technology Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission, ABET ETAC/ABET 1976 2012 2018 2018
Engineering and Technology BS Mechanical Engineering Technology Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission, ABET ETAC/ABET 1976 2012 2018 2018
Engineering and Technology MEM Engineering Management American Society of Engineering Management ASEM* 2003 2011 2015 2015
Health Sciences BS Dental Hygiene American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation ADA 1969 2007 2013 2014 x
Health Sciences BSEH Environmental Health National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council EHAC 1988 2008 2013 2014
Health Sciences BSHS Health Sciences - Health Services Administration Association of University Programs in Health Administration AUPHA* 2011
Health Sciences BSN Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE 1999 2009 2018 2019 x
Health Sciences BSN Nursing Virginia Board of Nursing VBN* 1968 2010 x
Health Sciences BSNMT Nuclear Medicine Technology Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology JRCNMT 1991 2012 2017 2017 x
Health Sciences BS Medical Technology National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences NAACLS 1976 2010 2016 2017 x
Health Sciences MS Community Health/Environmental Health National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accrediation Council EHAC 2007 2013 2020 2020
Health Sciences MSN Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE 1999 2009 2018 2019 x
Health Sciences MSN Nurse Anesthesia Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs CoA-NA 1998 2011 2014 2014
Health Sciences MPH Public Health Council on Education for Public Health CEPH 2000 2012 2017 2019
Health Sciences DPT Physical Therapy American Physical Therapy Association/Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education CAPTE 1980 2009 2018 2019 x
Health Sciences DNP Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE 2010 2010 2013 2014 x
Health Sciences Cytotechnology Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP 1990 2012 2014 2014/15 x
Health Sciences Ophthalmic Technology Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs CoA-OMP 2013 2017 2018
Sciences BS Biology-- Secondary Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Sciences BS Chemistry -- Teaching Licensure Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Sciences BS Mathematics-Teaching Licensure Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Sciences BS Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Science -- Earth Science Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Sciences BS Physics-Teacher Education Licensure Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP 1973 2012 2019 2019 x
Sciences PhD Psychology - Human Factors Human Factors and Ergonomics Society HFES* 2011 2011 2016 2017
Sciences PhD Clinical Psychology American Psychological Association APA 1982 (PsyD)

2006

(2013, transitioned to Phd)

2013 2014 x

* Indicates this is not an Accreditation but is considered an Endorsement, Compliance, Professional Membership or

National Recognition.

** Initial Accreditation date is for the program itself; accrediting organization may have changed over time.

Updated 4/4/2014