Discipline Accreditation

In addition to institutional accreditation, the following academic programs at CSUF are accredited by discipline-specific accreditation agencies and associations.



 

College

Program

Degree

Accrediting Agency

Initial Accreditation

Most Recent Accreditation

Next Accreditation

College of the Arts

Art

BA

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

NASAD Opens in new window

1974

2014

2024

College of the Arts

Art

BFA

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

NASAD Opens in new window

1994

2014

2024

College of the Arts

Art

MA

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

NASAD Opens in new window

1974

2014

2024

College of the Arts

Art

MFA

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

NASAD Opens in new window

1994

2014

2024

College of the Arts

Dance

BA

National Association of Schools of Dance

NASD Opens in new window

1982

2014
Dance PDF File Opens in new window

2024

College of the Arts

Music

BA

National Association of Schools of Music

NASM Opens in new window

1966

2015
Music PDF File Opens in new window

2024

College of the Arts

Music

BM

National Association of Schools of Music

NASM Opens in new window

1975

2015
Music PDF File Opens in new window

2024

College of the Arts

Music

MA

National Association of Schools of Music

NASM Opens in new window

1966

2015
Music PDF File Opens in new window

2024

College of the Arts

Music

MM

National Association of Schools of Music

NASM Opens in new window

1975

2015
Music PDF File Opens in new window

2024

College of the Arts

Theatre Arts

BA

National Association of Schools of Theatre

NAST Opens in new window

1974

2016 PDF File Opens in new window

2026

College of the Arts

Theatre Arts

BFA

National Association of Schools of Theatre

NAST Opens in new window

2005

2016 PDF File Opens in new window

2026

College of the Arts

Theatre Arts

MFA

National Association of Schools of Theatre

NAST Opens in new window

1985

2016 PDF File Opens in new window

2026

College of Business and Economics

Accountancy

MS

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB Opens in new window

1966

2014 PDF File Opens in new window

2018 Opens in new window

College of Business and Economics

Business Administration

BA

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB Opens in new window

1965

2014 PDF File Opens in new window

2018 Opens in new window

College of Business and Economics

Business Administration

MBA

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB Opens in new window

1972

2014 PDF File Opens in new window

2018 Opens in new window

College of Business and Economics

Information Systems

MS

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB Opens in new window

 

2014 PDF File Opens in new window

2018 Opens in new window

College of Business and Economics

International Business

BA

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB Opens in new window

1984

2014 PDF File Opens in new window

2018 Opens in new window

College of Business and Economics

Taxation

MS

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB Opens in new window

1996

2014 PDF File Opens in new window

2018 Opens in new window

College of Communications

Communicative Disorders

BA

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

CAA Opens in new window

1969

2011

2018

College of Communications

Communicative Disorders

MA

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

CAA Opens in new window

1969

2011

2018

College of Communications

Communications

BA

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

ACEJMC Opens in new window

1971

2015
Comm PDF File Opens in new window

2021

College of Communications

Communications

MA

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

ACEJMC Opens in new window

1971

2015
Comm PDF File Opens in new window

2021

College of Communications

Communications

BA

Public Relations Society of America

PRSA Opens in new window

2008

2015
PR Opens in new window

2021

College of Education

Credentials

 

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

NCATE Opens in new window

1970

2015
Accred

2022

College of Education

Education (various concentrations)

MS

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

NCATE Opens in new window

1970

2015
Accred

2022

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Civil Engineering

BS

ABET

ABET Opens in new window

1985

2014

Contact Us Opens in new window

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Computer Engineering

BS

ABET

ABET Opens in new window

2007

2014

Contact Us Opens in new window

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Computer Science

BS

ABET

ABET Opens in new window

1988

2014

Contact Us Opens in new window

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

BS

ABET

ABET Opens in new window

1985

2014

Contact Us Opens in new window

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Mechanical Engineering

BS

ABET

ABET Opens in new window

1985

2014

Contact Us Opens in new window

College of Health and Human Development

Counseling

MS

Council For Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

CACREP Opens in new window

2007

2015
Council PDF File Opens in new window

2023

College of Health and Human Development

Human Services

BS

Council for Standards in Human Services Education

CSHSE Opens in new window

1982

2017

2021

College of Health and Human Development

Kinesiology (Athletic Training Program)

BS

Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

CAATE Opens in new window

2001

2017

2027

College of Health and Human Development

Nursing

BS

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

CCNE Opens in new window

2007

2016

2026

College of Health and Human Development

Nursing

DNP

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

CCNE Opens in new window

2013

2013

2019

College of Health and Human Development

Nursing

MS

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

CCNE Opens in new window

2002

2016

2026

College of Health and Human Development

Public Health

MPH

Council on Education for Public Health

CEPH Opens in new window

2008

2013

2020

College of Health and Human Development

Social Work

MSW

Council on Social Work Education

CSWE Opens in new window

2011

2015
MSW PDF File Opens in new window

2023

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Public Administration

MPA

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration

NASPAA Opens in new window

1989

2018 PDF File Opens in new window
MPA PDF File Opens in new window

2024

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Chemistry

BS

American Chemical Society

ACS Opens in new window

1970

2016

2022