Accreditation


Several individual academic programs have additional accreditations.

School of Business

The Carroll University School of Business has been granted membership by the EFMD, a globally recognized membership organization and accrediting body for business schools, business school programs and corporate universities. Carroll’s School of Business is the only institution of higher learning in Wisconsin to achieve this status. EFMD was formerly known as the European Foundation for Management Development.

Athletic Training

The Master of Science of Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), www.caate.net.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry is approved by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society, www.acs.org.

Education

Education has full program approval through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, dpi.wi.gov.

Music

Carroll University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) has granted full approval of the bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy.

Nursing

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Carroll University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202.887.6791. The department of nursing is approved by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing.

The master's degree program in nursing at Carroll University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202.887.6791. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Master of Occupational Therapy

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is recognized as the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education by both the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Master of Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. Telephone number: 301.652.AOTA (301.652.2682), website: www.acoteonline.org.

Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Carroll University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org.

Physician Assistant Studies

The PA program was granted continuing accreditation in 2013 from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). "The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) is the accrediting agency that protects the interests of the public and PA profession by defining the standards for PA education and evaluating PA educational programs within the territorial United States to ensure their compliance with those standards." www.arc-pa.org

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