Who Accredits JMU?

James Madison University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1927 - Current).

  • Programmatic Accredited: 14 programs
  • Accredited Internship/Residency Programs: 2 programs

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Institutional Accreditation

James Madison University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1927 - Current). Below table shows the institutional accreditation at James Madison University with agency information and accredited period.
Institutional Accreditation for James Madison University
AgencyAccreditation StatusAccredited Period
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited (1/1/1927 - Current)

Programmatic Accreditation

James Madison University has 14 programmatic accredited programs. Below table list the programs with agency name and accredited period.
Programmatic Accreditation for Programs at James Madison University
ProgramAgency NameAccreditation StatusAccredited Period
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on AccreditationAccredited (9/1/1981 - 8/1/2014[Estimated Date])
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologyAccredited (10/1/1980 - 7/1/2002)
Clinical doctoral program in AudiologyAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologyAccredited (7/1/2002 - Current)
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programsNational Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on AccreditationAccredited (9/1/1999 - 8/1/2014[Estimated Date])
Didactic Program in DieteticsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsAccredited (1/1/1977 - Current)
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in DieteticsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsPre-accredited (11/13/2017 - 5/13/2019)
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsNational Association of Schools of Music, Commission on AccreditationAccredited (9/1/1968 - 8/1/2014[Estimated Date])
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levelsCommission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAccredited (11/2/2015 - Current)
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsCommission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAccredited (4/12/1999 - Current)
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsCommission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAccredited (4/8/2006 - Current)
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's DegreeAmerican Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy EducationAccredited (4/1/2001 - Current)
Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programsAmerican Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationAccredited (10/29/1996 - Current)
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologyAccredited (11/1/1980 - Current)
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsNational Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on AccreditationAccredited (9/1/1984 - 8/1/2014[Estimated Date])

Internship and Residency Accreditation

James Madison University has 2 internship/residency accredited programs. Below table list the programs with agency name and accredited period.
Internship and Residency Accreditation Programs at James Madison University
ProgramAgency NameAccreditation StatusAccredited Period
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsAccredited (4/1/1989 - 12/31/2009)
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programsAmerican Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationAccredited (7/14/2006 - Current)

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