Office for Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Program-Specific Accreditation

In addition to institutional accreditation, academic programs may also be accredited through programmatic or "specialized" accrediting agencies.  The following table lists programs at Clemson University with specialized accreditations.

Accrediting Agency and Degree Program

Accreditable Program Fully-Accredited Program Last Accreditation Next Accreditation
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - International (AACSB)  
Business (BUS)--Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctoral degree programs in business administration and management X X 2015 2020
Business (BUSA)--Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctoral degree programs in accounting X X 2015 2020
Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)  
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 2018
American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)  

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 (ASLA)  
Landscape Architecture (LSAR)- Baccalaureate  programs leading to the first professional degree (BLA) X X 2014 2019
Landscape Architecture (LSAR)-Master's programs leading to the first professional degree (MLA) X X 2010 2016
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 2015 2023
National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc. (NAAB)  
Architecture (ARCH) - first professional degree programs X X 2011 2017
National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD)  
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 now CAEP)  
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 (COAPRT)  
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management – undergraduate and graduate programs X X 2015 2022
Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)  
Master of City and Regional Planning  (MRCP) X X 2008 2018
Society of American Foresters (SAF)  
Forestry (FOR) programs leading to a bachelor's degree or higher first professional degree X X 2012 2023