academics

Accreditations

Academic Accreditations

Accredited by:
AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business All Accounting programs - Special Accreditation
AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business General Business
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) M.S. Occupational Therapy
Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) Professional Journalism and Mass Communications Programs
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) Physician Assistant Program
American Art Therapy Association (AATA) M.A. - Creative Art Therapy
American Bar Association (ABA) Law
American Chemical Society (ACS) Biochemistry
American Chemical Society (ACS) Chemistry
American Psychological Association (APA) Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
American Psychological Association (APA) Psy.D. School-Community Psychology
Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation* Teacher Education Program
Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation*  Educational Leadership Program
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) M.P.H. Master of Public Health
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) B.S. Athletic Training Program
Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP) M.S. – Medical Physics
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Master’s Degree Programs in Nursing
Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org  BS Computer Science
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) AuD. Audiology
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) M.A. Speech Language Pathology
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) M.A. Mental Health Counseling
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) M.S.E.D Rehabilitation Counseling
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) M.S.E.D Rehabilitation Counseling in Mental Health
Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org BS Computer Engineering
Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org Electrical Engineering
Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org Engineering Science
Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org Mechanical Engineering
Liaison Committee on Medical Education Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Doctoral School Psychology

*Hofstra University is currently pursuing accreditation of its educator preparation programs by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Pursuant to §52.21 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the educator preparation programs offered by Hofstra University are considered to be continuously accredited for purposes of meeting the New York State requirement that all such programs maintain continuous accreditation.

Other Accreditations

Approved by:  
American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals Approval Commission Paralegal Studies Certificate Program
Accredited by:   
American Alliance of Museums Hofstra University Museum
American Psychological Association (APA) Student Health and Counseling Center Psychology Internship Program
National Association for The Education of Young Children National Academy of Early Childhood Programs Child Care Institute

Accreditation and status reports are maintained by Terri Shapiro, Ph.D., Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, who can be reached at (516) 463-5057.

Hofstra University is institutionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104 | 267-284-5000

Information on how MSCHE handles complaints/grievances.

Access the 2014 Periodic Review Report.

Updated August 30, 2019