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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017


The University of Maryland, College Park is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), www.msche.org/ , under the authority of the U.S. Department of Education.  In addition, individual colleges, schools, and departments are accredited by a number of other groups:

Accreditors Approved by U.S. Secretary of Education: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics; American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation; American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology; American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education; Council on Education for Public Health; National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.  

Other Accreditors:  American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB); Institute of Food Technologists; National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB); Planning Accreditation Board; American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business; American Library Association (ALA); Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE); Council on Rehabilitation Education; Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP); Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET); Accrediting Council on Education on Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC); National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. Master of Architecture program validated, not accredited, by the Royal Society of Architects.

Evaluated Rather Than Accredited:
Maryland Sea Grant College (National Sea Grant Review Panel), Water Resources Center (United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey).

For more information about Accreditation see www.provost.umd.edu/Academic_Planning/Accreditation.htm

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