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Accreditations, Approvals & Memberships



Accreditations & Approvals

Bachelor’s degrees—granted 1939
Master’s degrees—granted 1968
Doctoral degrees—granted 1979

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago IL 60604-1411
Phone: (312) 263-0456 or 800 621-7440
www.ncahlc.org

A number of Andrews’ degree programs are offered at off-campus locations.  For more information, click here.

All university programs

Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges, and Universities, Inc.
Education Department
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring MD 20904

Counseling & Testing Center

International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS)
101 S. Whiting Street, Suite 211,
Alexandria, VA 22304

Department of Aviation

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
800 Independence Ave SW
Washington DC 20591

College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Chemistry

American Chemical Society (ACS)
1155 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington DC 20036

Department of Engineering and Computer Science

Computing program (BS) accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Engineering program (BSE) accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Graduate/undergraduate degrees: Department of Music

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston VA 20190

Social Work program: Department of Social Work

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
1600 Duke Street, Suite 300
Alexandria VA 22314-3421

School of Architecture

Architecture program

National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
1735 New York Avenue NW
Washington DC 20006

School of Business Administration

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
11257 Strang Line Rd
Lenexa KS 66215

School of Distance Education

Griggs University, operated by the School of Distance Education, is accredited by:

Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)
1601 18th Street, N.W., Suite 2
Washington, D.C. 20009

Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges, and Universities, Inc.
Education Department
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring MD 20904

School of Education

Educator preparation programs from main campus

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 500
Washington DC 20036

Specialized Professional Associations (under NCATE):

  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
    Judith L. Shrum
    jshrum@actfl.org  
    Tel: (540) 320-0499
    In process
     
  • Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
    Jeri A. Carroll
    jeri.carroll@wichita.edu  
    Tel: (316) 978-6865
    In process
     
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
    Richard W. Mainzer
    richardm@cec.sped.org  
    Tel: (703) 264-9408
    In process
     
  • Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC)
    Honor E. Fede
    hfede@naesp.org  
    Tel: (703) 518-6256
    Recognized
     
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
    Enedina García Vázquez
    nasppab@nmsu.edu  
    Tel: (575) 646-9601
    Recognized
     
  • National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
    Alberta Macke Dougan
    adougan@semo.edu
    Tel: (573) 243-8340
    Recognized with conditions
     
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
    Paul L. Yoder
    pyoder@truman.edu
    Tel: (660) 785-4502
    In process
     
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    1906 Association Drive
    Reston, VA 20191-1502
    Recognized
     
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
    11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
    Reston VA 20190
    Recognized
     
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
    William R. Veal
    veaLw@cofc.edu
    Tel: (843) 953-8045
    Recognized with conditions
     
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    Diane Staehr Fenner
    dstaehrfenner@tesol.org
    Tel: (703) 282-7393
    In process 

North American Division Office of Education
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904-6600
 

Michigan Department of Education
PO Box 30008
Lansing MI 48909

Counseling programs: Department of Graduate Psychology & Counseling

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
1001 N Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria VA 22314

School Psychology program: Department of Graduate Psychology & Counseling

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
4340 East West Highway, Suite 402
Bethesda, MD 20814

School of Health Professions

Program for Medical Laboratory Sciences

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N River Rd, Suite 720
Rosemont IL 60018-5719
Phone: 773-714-8880
Fax: 773-714-8886
http://www.naacls.org
info@naacls.org

Didactic program in Dietetics, Pre-professional Practice program: Department of Public Health & Wellness

Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the American Dietetic Association (ACEND)
120 S Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago IL 60606-6995

Graduate/undergraduate programs: Department of Nursing

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc (NLNAC)
3343 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500
Atlanta GA 30326

Doctor of Physical Therapy program: Department of Physical Therapy

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria VA 22314

Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary

Association of Theological Schools in the U.S. & Canada (ATS)
The Commission on Accrediting
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh PA 15275-1110

Memberships

Andrews University holds membership in the following organizations:

Adventist Association of Colleges & Universities (AACU)
Adventist Digital Education Consortium (ADEC)
Adventist Professional’s Network (APN)
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR)
American Theological Library Association (ATLA)
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
Association of Governing Boards (AGB)
Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges of Teacher Education (AILACTE)
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Chicago Area Theological Library Association (CATLA)
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)
Hispanic Theological Initiative Consortium (HTIC)
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters
Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO)
Michigan Campus Compact (MCC)
Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA)
Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities (MICU)
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC)
North American Division College and University Business Officers (NADCUBO)
Sloan Consortium
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Upper Midwest Regional Honors Council (UMRHC)

National Honor Societies

(University-wide affiliation)

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (Interdisciplinary)

Honor Societies

(Departmental/School affiliations)

Alpha Mu Gamma—International Languages
Beta, Beta, Beta—Biology
Delta Mu Delta—Business
Financial Management Association National Honor Society
Lambda Pi Eta—Communication
Omicron Delta Epsilon—Economics (inactive)
Phi Alpha—Social Work
Phi Alpha Theta—History
Phi Delta Kappa—Education: International (inactive)
Pi Lambda Theta—Education
Pi Mu Epsilon—Mathematics
Pi Sigma Alpha—Political Science
Psi Chi—Behavioral Sciences
Sigma Pi Sigma—Physics
Sigma Tau Delta—English
Sigma Theta Tau—Nursing
Tau Sigma Delta—Architecture
Theta Alpha Kappa—Religion