Office for Institutional Effectiveness

Program-Specific Accreditation

In addition to institutional accreditation, academic programs may also be accredited through programmatic or "specialized" accrediting agencies.  The following table lists accredited programs at Clemson University in academic year 2010-2011.

Accrediting Agency and Degree Program

Accreditable Program Fully-Accredited Program Last Accreditation Next Accreditation
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - International Association for Management Education  
Business (BUS)--Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctoral degree programs in business administration and management X X 2010 2015
Business (BUSA)--Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctoral degree programs in accounting X X 2010 2015
Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.  
Engineering (ENG) - Baccalaureate programs in engineering X X 2012 2018 
Master's programs in engineering
Computer Science (COMP)- Baccalaureate programs in computer science X X 2012 2014
American Council for Construction Education  

Construction Education (CONST) - Baccalaureate degree programs

X X 2013 2019

Construction Education (CONST) - Master's degree programs

X X 2012 2017
American Society of Landscape Architects  
Landscape Architecture (LSAR)- Baccalaureate and master's programs leading to the first professional degree X X 2009 2015
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Nutrition and Dietetics – Baccalaureate program X X 2007 2017
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)  

Baccalaureate degree in nursing education programs

X X 2010 2020
Graduate degree nursing education programs X X 2010 2020
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP)  
Master's degree programs to prepare individuals for community counseling, mental health counseling, marriage and family counseling, school counseling, student affairs practice in higher education X X 2007 2015
National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc.  
Architecture (ARCH) - first professional degree programs X X 2011 2017
National Association of Schools of Arts and Design  
Art & Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting schools X X 2007 2015 
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)  
Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools X X 2013 2020
National Recreation and Park Association  
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management – undergraduate and graduate programs X X 2010 2015
Planning Accreditation Board  
Master of City and Regional Planning  (MRCP) X X 2008 2015
Society of American Foresters  
Forestry (FOR) programs leading to a bachelor's degree or higher first professional degree X X 2012 2023