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Northwestern University

Accreditation Programs at Northwestern University

Northwestern University has been accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. By accreditation type, the school has been accredited by 1 Institutional, 12 Specialized accreditation.

Institutional Accreditation at Northwestern University

Institutional Accreditation
Northwestern University
Agency NameAccreditation StatusDate TypePeriod
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning CommissionAccreditedEstimated01/01/1913 - Current

Specialized Accreditation at Northwestern University

Some programs at Northwestern University are accreditated by 12 specialized accreditation agencies.

Specialized Accreditation
Northwestern University
Program NameAccreditation StatusPeriod
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master''s, doctoral, and postgraduate levelsAccredited (Actual)01/31/2006 - 04/15/2013
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited (Actual)01/01/1923 - Current
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAccredited (Actual)02/28/1928 - Current
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited (Actual)05/16/1986 - Current
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited (Actual)03/03/1988 - Current
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programsAccredited (Actual)02/11/1970 - 04/01/2002
Clinical doctoral program in AudiologyAccredited (Actual)04/01/2002 - Current
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited (Actual)02/11/1970 - Current
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administrationAccredited (Actual)01/01/1974 - 12/09/2012
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degreeAccredited (Actual)07/01/1942 - Current
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (Estimated)09/01/1928 - Current
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (Actual)09/01/1989 - 03/13/2007
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2015-2016.