May 22, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate 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*, **

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL  33602, 813-769-6500, www.aacsb.edu

Approved by the Colorado State Board of Accountancy, 1560 Broadway #1350, Denver, CO 80202

   
Adult Fitness and Exercise Science*
Human Performance and Sport
Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone: 727-210-2350, caahep.org
   
Art* Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, 703-437-0700, nasad.arts-accredit.org
   
Athletic Training Education Program*
Human Performance and Sport
Accredited by the 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** Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation & Space Education, 800 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20591
   
Center for Addiction Studies* National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 201, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703.562.0211, nasacaccreditation.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

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL  33602, 813-769-6500, www.aacsb.edu

   
Computer Science* Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Telephone: (410) 347-7700
   
Certified Addiction Counselor** Approved by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health, CO Department of State, 1700 Broadway, Suite 200, Denver, CO  80290, 303-894-2200
   
Finance* Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL  33602, 813-769-6500, www.aacsb.edu
   
Health Care Management* Accredited by the 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** Approved by the Council for Standards in Human Services Education, 3337 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, cshse.org
   
Industrial Design* Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, Phone: 703-437-0700, nasad.arts-accredit.org
   

K-12 Physical Education*
Human Performance and Sport                                                                            

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

   
Management* Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL  33602, 813-769-6500, www.aacsb.edu
   
Marketing* Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL  33602, 813-769-6500, www.aacsb.edu
   
Music* Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA  20190-5248, 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

   
Recreation Professions* Accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions, 22377 Belmont Ridge Rd, Ashburn, VA 20148, 800-626-6772, nrpa.org/coa
   
Social Work* Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 683-8080, cswe.org
   
Sport Management**
Human Performance and Sport
Accredited by The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). 418 N. Granada Street, Arlington, VA 22203, cosmaweb.org
   

Teacher Education*

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, VA  20190-5248, 703-437-0700, info@arts-accredit.org
   
* 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