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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 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/Exercise Science* Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Athletic Training Education Program* Athletic Training Education Program; Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE); 2201 Double Creek Drive, Suite 5006, Round Rock, TX 78664; (512) 733-9700; www.caate.net
Aviation & 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)
Chemistry** American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth St NW, Washington, DC 20036

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

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 Telephone: 410-347-7700
Computer Information Systems* Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 Phone: 410-347-7700
Computer Science* Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 Phone: 410-347-7700
Certified Addiction Counselor** Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health
Criminalistics Program in Chemistry** Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission (effective through December 2013)
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 www.aupha.org email: aupha@aupha.org
Human Nutrition-Dietetics Didatic Program in Dietetics (DPD) has been granted Candidacy for Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Programs (CADE), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312-899-0040 ext. 5400 cade@eatright.org. Students enrolled in the MSU Denver DPD Program are considered students in a CADE accredited program.
Human Services** Council for Standards in Human Services Education
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
Music* National Association of Schools of Music

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

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

Social Work* Council on Social Work Education
Teacher Education* National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; Colorado Department of Education
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* National Recreation and Park Association
* Accreditation / ** Approval / *** Endorsed