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Accrediting Agencies

Vanderbilt University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), American Council on Education (ACE), American Council of Learned Societies, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Tennessee Board of Nursing, Association of Graduate Schools, Council of Graduate Schools, Tennessee Council of Graduate Schools, Southern Council of Graduate Schools, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), National League for Nursing, Inc., and Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities.

 

Programs Accredited at Vanderbilt UniversityNext ReviewAccrediting Agency
University Wide2027Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Audiology (doctoral program) and Speech-Language (master's degree program)2020American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA)
Business (professional programs)2017-18Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Cardiovascular Perfusion (certificate)2024Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
Clinical Psychology (doctoral programs)2021American Psychological Association (APA)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (certificate)2029Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
Dietetics (postbaccalaureate internship program)2025Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Engineering - Chemical2019-20American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Engineering - Undergrad BE Degree in Biomed., Civil, Electrical, Computer, Mechan. & Chemical Eng.2019-20Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET, Inc.)
Human Development Counseling (professional programs)2021Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Law (professional degree program)2026-27Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
Law (professional schools)2026-27American Bar Association (ABA)
Medical Physics (master's and doctoral)2019Committee on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP)
Medicine (programs leading to M.D. degree)2020-21Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Ministry (professional education)2025Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
Music and Music-Related Disciplines (degree-granting programs)2023-24National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Neurodiagnostic Technology (certificate)2023Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
Nurse Midwifery (master of science in nursing, post-graduate certificate)2020Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)
Nursing (doctor of nursing practice)2021Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing (master of science)2021Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Nursing (post-graduate certificate)2020Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Professional Psychology (predoctoral internship programs)2020American Psychological Association (APA)
Public Health (master's)2022The Council on Education for Public Health
Teacher Education (baccalaureate and professional degree programs)2024Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Vanderbilt Police Department2019Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies
Vanderbilt Police Department2020International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA)
Vanderbilt Police Department2019Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (TLEA)

 

Next review reflects fall academic term of review year.