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Academic
Programs

Accrediting, Approval, or Certifying Organization

 Accrediting, Approving or Certifying Terminology

Year of Last   Review / Year of Next Review

Year of Last Accreditation/ Year of Next Accreditation

 Academic
 Affairs

 Academic
 Enrichment

 

 

2008-2009 / 2013-2014

N/A

 Academic
 Affairs

 Center for Academic
 Achievement

  • Student Support Service
  • Summer Start
  • Upward Bound
  • Talent Search
  • Disability Support Services
  • Tutoring Services
  • Minority Student Services

 

 

2008-2009 / 2013-2014

N/A

 Academic
 Affairs
 Center for
 Computing
 Services
     2007-2008/
 2013-2014
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs
 Enrollment
 Management
  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • UASC Advising Services
  • Retention
  • Scholarship Administration
     2008-2009/
 2013-2014
 2007 /
 2015
 Academic
 Affairs
 Extended Programs
  • Continuing
    Education
  • Distance
    Education
  • Extended
    Studies
  • Collaborative
    and Contract Programs
  • Center for
    Teaching
    Excellence
     2009-2010 /
 2014-2015
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs
 Graduate Studies
     2010-2011 /
 2015-2016
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs
 Honors Program

     2008-2009 /
 2013-2014
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs
 International
 Programs
     2008-2009 /
 2013-2014
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs
 Liberal Studies (BS)
 Arts and
 Sciences(AA)
     2011-2012 /
 2016-2017
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs
 Libraries      2011-2012 /
 2016-2017
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs

 Registrar

     2007-2008 /
 2013-2014
 N/A
 Academic
 Affairs
 Transitions
  • Orientation
  • Discovery
  • Exploration
  • Focus
  • Academic
    Mentoring
     2011-2012 /
 2016-2017
 N/A

College

Academic
Programs

Accrediting, Approval, or Certifying Organization

 Accrediting, Approving or Certifying Terminology

Year of Last   Review / Year of Next Review

Year of Last Accreditation/ Year of Next Accreditation

 CAS

  • Anthropology, Geography, and Earth Science Anthropology BA
  • Earth Science BS
  • Environmental Geoscience BS
  • Geography BS
  • Geology BS

 

 

 

2011-2012 / 2016-2017

N/A

 CAS

  • Art (BA, BFA)

 

 NASAD -
 National
 Association of
 Schools of Art
 and Design

2011-2012 /
2016-2017

2010-2011

 CAS

  • Biology (BA, BS, BSED, MS)
  • Environmental Biology (BS)
  • Medical
    Technology (BS)
  • Molecular Biology and
    Biotechnology (BS)
  • Natural Science
    (BA)

 

 

2009-2010/
2014-2015

N/A

 CAS

  • Chemistry (BS,
    BA, BSED)
  • ACS - American Chemical Society
  • Committee on Professional Training
 "...the chemistry program at Clarion University is currently approved by the American Chemical Society."

2005-2006 Postponed /
2012-2013

2005-2006 / Currently Approved

 CAS

 

 

 

  • Communication
    (BS, MS, BSED)

 

 

 

 

  2010-2011 /
2015-2016

 N/A

 CAS
  • Computer Information
    Science Computer Science (BS)
  • Information
    Systems (BS)
     2011-2012 /
 2016-2017
 N/A
 CAS
  • English (BA)
     2006-2007 
 Deferred
 from last
 year /
 Postponed
 Oct 2013
 2009 /
 Dec 2014
 CAS
  • History (BA)
     2011-2012 /
 2016-2017
 N/A
 CAS
  • Mathematics (BA, BS,BSED)
  • BS Mathematics - Cooperative Engineering (3+2 Program with Pittsburgh U and Case Western U)
 
     2007-2008/
 2013-2014
 
 N/A
 CAS  Modern Languages
  • French
    (BA, BSED)
  • Spanish
    (BA, BSED)
   2012-2013 /
 2017-2018
 2012-2013
 CAS

 

Music 
  • Music; Elective Studies in
    Business (BM)

 

  • CAEP -
    Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation
 
 
 CAS
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
    Philosophy (BA)
  • Political
    Science (BA)
  • Social
    Sciences (BA)
  • Sociology/
    Psychology (BA)
     2009-2010 /
 2014-2015
 N/A
 CAS
  • Physics (BA, BSED)
     2009-2010 /
 2013-2014
 
 CAS
  • Psychology (BA, BS)
     2008-2009 /
 2013-2014
 N/A
 CAS
  • Theatre (BA, BFA)
     2008-2009 /
 2013-2014
 2008-2009
 CAS  Women's Studies

   2009-2010 /
 2014-2015
 N/A

College

Academic
Programs

Accrediting, Approval, or Certifying Organization

 Accrediting, Approving or Certifying Terminology

Year of Last   Review / Year of Next Review

Year of Last Accreditation/ Year of Next Accreditation

 CoBA  Accounting (BSBA)
  • AACSB International -  The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

 2007-2008 /
 2012-2013
  2008-2009 /
  2012-2013
 CoBA
  • Administrative Science Administration Technology (AAS)
  • Business Administration (AS, MBA)
  • Industrial Relations (BSBA)
  • Management (BSBA)
  • AACSB International - The Association to Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business

 2007-2008 /
 2012-2013
 2008-2009 /
 2012-2013
 CoBA
 Economics
  • Economics (BSBA)
  • International Business (BSBA)
  •  AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

 2006-2007 /
 2013-2014
 2008 /
 2013
 CoBA
 Finance
  • Finance
    (BSBA)
  • Legal
    Business Studies (AS)
  • Real Estate (BSBA)
  • AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Legal Business Studies also ABA - American Bar Association for Legal Studies
  • CFP Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards


2006-2007 /
2012-2013
 2010 ABA Only
 Due 2013 ABA
 Only
CoBA  Administration
  • All Departments: Baccalaureate and Master's Degree Programs offered by Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
"...extend maintenance of accrediation for the undergraduate and master's degree programs in business offered by Clarion University of Pennsylvania..."    2008 /
 2013
CoBA  Department
 of Finance
  • Paralegal Studies
  • America Bar Association (ABA)
 Approved    Feb 2006 /
 Feb 2013
CoBA  BS Business
 Administration
  • Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board)
"Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc (CFP-Board) has renewed its registration of the financial planning curriculum offered by Clarion University"    2009 /
 March 31,
 2012
CoBA  Association of Small
 Business
 Development
 Centers
  • The Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC)
Represents America's Small Business Development Center Network
 2011 /
 2015
CoBA  Marketing
 (BS, BA)
     2010-2011 /
2015-2016
N/A

College

Academic
Programs

Accrediting, Approval, or Certifying Organization

 Accrediting, Approving or Certifying Terminology

Year of Last   Review / Year of Next Review

Year of Last Accreditation/ Year of Next Accreditation

 CoEHS
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (BS)
  • Speech Pathology (MS)
  • ASHA - Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
 
Review needed
for UG only due 2012-2013
 2005-2006
 Grad Only /
 2016
 CoEHS
  • Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Master's Degree Programs in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language hearing Association (ASHA)
"...master's program in speech-language pathology...
has been granted accreditation..."
   2008 /
 Aug 31, 2016
 CoEHS  Department
 of Education
  • Early
    Childhood Program
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
 see NCATE
   Spring 2003 /
 Spring 2012
 CoEHS
  • Department of Special Education and Rehabilitative Sciences
  • Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE)
"assuring the quality, consistency, and relevance of human service education programs."
   2010 /
 Oct 2015
 CoEHS  
  • CAEP -Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation

 "...continue the accrediation of the College of Education and Human Services... at the initial teacher preparation and advanced preparation levels."
   Spring 2003 /
 Extension
 2012
 CoEHS  Mathematics  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
 see NCATE
   Spring 2003 /
 Spring 2012
 CoEHS  Social Studies
 National Council for Cosical Studies (NCSS)
     Spring 2003 /
 Spring 2012
 CoEHS  Education
  • Early Childhood (AS, BSED)
  • Education (MED)
  • Elementary Education (BSED)
  • Music Education (BSED)
  • Library Science (BSED)
  • Reading (MED)
  • Science Education (MED)
  • Secondary Education Biology (BSED)
  • Secondary Education Chemistry (BSED)
  • Secondary Education Communication Arts (BSED)
  • Secondary Education Earth and Space Science (BSED)
  • Secondary Education English (BSED)
  • Secondary Education French (BSED)
  • Secondary Education General Science (BSED)
  • Secondary Education Mathematics (BSED)
  • Secondary Education Physics (BSED)
  • Secondary Education Citizenship (BSED)
  • Secondary Education Spanish (BSED)
  • CAEP -
    Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation
   2010-2011 /
 2019
 2012 /
 2019
 CoEHS
  • Health and Physical Education
     Defferred
 from last
 year /
 2012-2013
 N/A
 CoEHS
  • Library Science (BSED, MSLS)
  • ALA - American Library Association
   2010-2011 /
 2015-2016
 2010
 CoEHS
  • Rehabilitative Sciences (AS, BS, MS)
     2010-2011 /
 2015-2016
 2010
 CoEHS
  • Undergraduate Rehabilitation Education
  • The council on Rehabilitation Education, Inc.
   Fall 2013 - Summer 2021 Fall 2013 - Summer 2021
 CoEHS
  • English
  • CAEP -
    Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation
 See CAEP
   Spring 2003 /
 Spring 2012
 CoEHS
  • Science Education & Secondary Science
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
See CAEP

 Spring 2003 /
 Spring 212
 CoEHS
  • Associate of Science in Rehabilitative Services
  • Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE)
     2010 /
 Oct 2015
 CoEHS
  • Reading
  • International Reading Association (IRA)
See CAEP
 
 Spring 2003 /
 Spring 2012
 CoEHS
  • Special Education (BSED, MS)
  • CEC - Council for Exceptional Children which falls under CAEP -
    Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation
   2012 /
 2019
 2012 /
 2019

College

Academic
Programs

Accrediting, Approval, or Certifying Organization

 Accrediting, Approving or Certifying Terminology

Year of Last   Review / Year of Next Review

Year of Last Accreditation/ Year of Next Accreditation

 SUA
  • Student University Affairs Residence Life
  • Personal and Professional Success Center (Career Services)
  • Community Service-Learning / Commuter and Non-Traditional Student Services
  • Judicial and Mediation Services
  • Counseling Serivces
  • Health Services
  • Sports Recreation Center (Intercollegiate Athletics; Intramural Program; Student Recreation Center) Student Activities, Greek Life, Student Organizations, Leadership Development
  • AAHC - Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc
  • IACS - International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., and Accrediting Association
   2010-2011 /
 2015-2016
 2009-2010 /
 Fall 2013
 SUA
  • Division of Student and University Affairs/Health Center
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc (AAHC)
"AAHC  Accreditation Committee has awarded Keeling Health Center a three year term of accreditation."    2010 /
 Fall 2013
 SUA
  • Division of Student and University Affairs/ Department of Athletic Training, Sports and Wellness/Coaching Education Program
  • CAEP -
    Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation, and operating organization within the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
"... Clarion University has been approved for re-accredited by NCACE as a Level 3 coaching education program thorugh April 2017."    2010 /
 Spring 2017
 SUA
  • Division of Student and University Affairs/Department of Counseling Services/Department of Counseling Services
  • International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.(IACS), An Accrediting Association
"...the Departmetn of Counseling Services at Clarion University of Pennsylvania has met the criteria for re-accreditation by the University and College Counseling Center Board of Accreditation."    2009 /
 Fall 2013

College

Academic
Programs

Accrediting, Approval, or Certifying Organization

 Accrediting, Approving or Certifying Terminology

Year of Last   Review / Year of Next Review

Year of Last Accreditation/ Year of Next Accreditation

 Venango
  • Allied Health (AS)
     2008-2009 /
 2013-2014
 2008 /
 2016
 Venango
  • Allied health Leadership (BS)
     2012 /
 2016-2017
 N/A
 Venango
  • Administrative Technology (AAS)
     2007-2008 /
 2014
 N/A
 Venango
  • Criminal Justice (AS)
     2003-2004 /
 2013-2014
 N/A
 Venango
  • Industrial Technology (AAS)
  • ATMAE
   Due
 2013-2014
 2009 /
 2013-2014
 Venango
  • Medical Imaging Science (BS)
     2008-2009 /
 2013-2014
 N/A
 Venango
  • Nursing (ASN, BSN)
  • Nursing (MSN)
  • NLNAC - National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
   2012 - MSN
 2010 - ASN
 2010 - BSN
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 All Due
 2016-2017
 2012 - MSN
 2008 - ASN
 2008 - BSN
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 N/A - MSN
 2016 - ASN
 2016 - BSN
 Venango
  • Rehabilitative Sciences: Court and Community Services (BS)
  • ABA - America Bar Association
   2013-2014  Fall 2010 /
 Fall 2013
 Venango
  • Respiratory Care (AS)
  • CoARC - Commission on Accreditation of Respiratory Care
   2013-2014
 Interim
 review of
 accreditation
 with
 ongoing
 accreditation
 possible
 N/A
 Venango
  • Technology Leadership (BAS)
     2017-2018  Fall 2012
 Venango
  • School of Nursing and Allied Health/Department of Nursing/Associate Degree Program in Nursing
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) - ASN Program
"the Commission approved the associate degree program in nursing for accreditation..."    2008 /
 2016
 Venango
  • School of Nursing and Allied Health/Department of Nursing Baccalaureate Program in Nursing
  • National League for Nursing Accrediation Commissions (NLNAC)-BSN Program
"the Commissions approved the baccalaureate program in nursing for accreditation..."    2008 /
 2016
 Venango
  • School of Nursing and Allied Health/Department of Nursing/Clarion-Edinboro University Master's Program for Nursing
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commissions (NLNAC) - MSN Program
"The commissions approved the master's degree nursing program for continuing accreditation"    2004 /
 Fall 2012
 Venango
  • School of Nursing and Allied Health/Department of Allied Health/Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
"The accrediting agency for programs in radiography and radiation therapy presents this Certificate of Accreditation to [hospital partner] for its sponsorship of an accredited radiography program"

 Continuous
 through
 partner
 hospital
 affiliations 
 Venango
  • Department of Applied Technology/Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology
  • Association of Technology, Mangement and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
   
 2009 /
 Nov 2013
 Venango
  • School of Nursing and Allied Health/Department of Allied health/Associate in Science in Respiratory Care
  • The Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) in conjunction with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
"The respiratory care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care"

 
 2009 /
 2014

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 Accrediting, Approving or Certifying Terminology

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Year of Last Accreditation/ Year of Next Accreditation

  Clarion University
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104-2680
(215)662-5606
"...Middle States Commission on Higher Education acted: to accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm the accreditation of Clarion University of Pennsylvania..."
 
 2011-2012 /
 2021-2022