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Accreditation

Eastern Washington University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the postsecondary institutional accrediting agency for a seven-state region of the country. Accreditation by the Northwest Commission qualifies EWU for access to federal funding for teaching, research, and student financial aid. Eastern is also approved by the U.S. Attorney General for non-quota immigrant students and is on the approved list of the American Association of University Women.

The academic excellence of Eastern's graduate programs is recognized by numerous accreditations.

Business

AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business — has accredited the University's graduate business program.

Communication Sciences & Disorders

The Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has accredited the EWU's graduate program in speech-language pathology.

Mental Health Counseling

The master's program in Counselor Education: Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and fulfills the state of Washington requirements for mental health counselor certification.

Music

This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy Program at Eastern Washington University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Graduates of the program will be able to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Public Administration

The Public Administration program is accredited by the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation of Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) and listed on the Annual Roster of Accredited Programs in conformity with NASPAA standards.

School Counseling

The master's program in Counselor Education: School Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and fulfills Washington State requirements for Educational Staff Associates (ESA) school counselor certification.

School Psychology

The School Psychology program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists and the Washington State Professional Educators Standards Board as an Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification program.

Social Work

The Council on Social Work Education has accredited the Master of Social Work program.

Urban and Regional Planning

The graduate Urban and Regional Planning program is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board.

 

 

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