Accreditations

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Graduate Degree Program

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) voted to re-accredit the graduate education program in speech-language pathology at Appalachian State University for a period of 8 years beginning August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2023.

Department of Health and Exercise Science

Athletic Training
The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training program at Appalachian State University has been in existence for over 30 years, was one of the first NATA approved programs, has been accredited by CAAHEP since 1993, and is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) through 2020-2021.

Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education
The Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education , K-12 is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2021.

Recreation Management
The Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management program is accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) through Fall 2019.

Department of Nursing

Undergraduate Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through 2023.

Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management

Nutrition
The Didactic Program in Dietetics (Bachelor of Science in Nutrition) at Appalachian State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics through 2022.

Nutrition Internship Program
The Dietetic Internship which is a part of the Master of Science Degree in Nutrition is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics through 2022.

Health Care Management
The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management program is certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) through 2021.

Department of Social Work

Undergraduate Degree Program
The Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) through June 2020.

Graduate Degree Program
The Master of Social Work program is accredited with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) through June 2020.