May 22, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accreditations and Approvals


Metropolitan State University of Denver is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (30 North LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, 1-800-621-7440). Individual academic programs within the following areas are accredited or approved by the following agencies: 

   
   
Program Accreditation/Approval Agency
   
Accounting** Colorado State Board of Accountancy, 1560 Broadway #1350, Denver, CO 80202
   
Adult Fitness and Exercise Science*
Human Performance and Sport
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone: 727-210-2350, caahep.org
   
Athletic Training Education Program*
Human Performance and Sport
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE); 2201 Double Creek Drive, Suite 5006, Round Rock, TX 78664; (512) 733-9700; caate.net
   
Aviation and Aerospace Science** Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation & Space Education, 800 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20591
   
Center for Addiction Studies* International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE), incase.org
   
Chemistry** American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth St NW, Washington, DC 20036, acs.org
   

Civil Engineering Technology*
Electrical Engineering Technology*
Mechanical Engineering Technology*

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Telephone: (410) 347-7700
   
Computer Information Systems* Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Telephone: (410) 347-7700
   
Computer Science* Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Telephone: (410) 347-7700
   
Certified Addiction Counselor** Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health
   
Health Care Management** Association of University Programs in Health Administration, 2000 14th St North, Suite 780, Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: 202-638-1448; Fax: 202-638-3429; aupha.org email: aupha@aupha.org
   
Human Nutrition-Dietetics The Human Nutrition - Dietetics Major includes a didactic program in dietetics (DPD) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312-899-0040 ext. 5400, acend@eatright.org.
   
Human Services** Council for Standards in Human Services Education, 3337 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, cshse.org
   
Art*
Industrial Design*
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA
Phone: 703-437-0700 Fax: 703-437-6312
   

K-12 Physical Education*
Human Performance and Sport                                                                            

Accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036, caepnet.org

Reauthorized by the Colorado Department of Education, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1600, Denver, CO  80202
highered.colorado.gov/Academics/TeacherEd/Educators.html

   
Music* National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248
Phone: 703-437-0700, nasm.arts-accredit.org
   
Nursing*

Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (program granted continuing accreditation with warning in March 2011) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 Phone: 404-975-5000, acenursing.org 

Approved by the State Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-2430, Web: dora.state.co.us/nursing

   
Social Work* Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 683-8080, cswe.org
   
Sport Industry Operations**
Human Performance and Sport
Approved for Candidacy, The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). 418 N. Granada Street, Arlington, VA 22203, cosmaweb.org
   
Teacher Education*

Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036, caepnet.org

Reauthorized by the Colorado Department of Education, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1600, Denver, CO 80202 highered.colorado.gov/Academics/TeacherEd/Educators.html

   
Theatre* Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, Virginia 20190-5248 Phone: (703) 437-0700 Email: info@arts-accredit.org Website: nast.arts-accredit.org
   
Recreation Professions* Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions, 22377 Belmont Ridge Rd, Ashburn, VA 20148, nrpa.org/coa
   
   
* Accreditation / ** Approval / *** Endorsed
 
Accredited Student Services
 
Counseling Center International Association of Counseling Services, 101 S. Whiting St. Suite 211 Alexandria, VA 22304, 703-823-9840, iacsinc.org
   
Health Center Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, 5250 Old Orchard Road, Suite 200, Skokie, IL 60077, 847.853.6060, info@aaahc.org, aaahc.org
   
Revised: November 9, 2015, Office of Academic and Student Affairs