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The University at Buffalo is accredited by the following associations:

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-2680, 215-662-5605
  • New York State Board of Regents

The university is a member of the following associations:

  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

In addition, the following schools and departments are accredited by the indicated associations:

Architecture and Planning

  • M.Arch. (Architecture) — National Architectural Accrediting Board
  • MUP (Urban Planning) — Planning Accreditation Board

Arts and Sciences

  • BS Chemistry — American Chemical Society
  • MA (Communicative Disorders and Sciences), AuD (Audiology) — Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • BS Psychology Internship, PhD (Clinical Psychology) — American Psychological Association

Dental Medicine

  • DDS (Dentistry), MD (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery), MS (Oral Sciences, Orthodontics), Advanced Certificate (Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Endodontics, General Practice Residency, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric and Community Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics) — Commission on Dental Accreditation, Dental and Auxiliary Educational Programs

Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • BS (Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical) — Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • BS Computer Science - Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET

Graduate School of Education

  • Certificate (Music Education), EdM (English Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Literacy Specialist, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Social Studies Education), PhD (Science Education) — Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • MLS (Library Studies) — American Library Association
  • MS (Mental Health Counseling) - Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Counsel
  • MSC (Rehabilitation Counseling) — The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • PhD (Counseling/School Psychology) — American Psychological Association


  • JD (Law) — American Bar Association


  • BS, BS/MBA, MBA(Business Administration), BS/MBA (Accounting), MS, MBA/DDS, MBA/JD, MBA/MD, MBA/PharmD, MBA/AudD, PhD (Management) — Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

  • BS, MS (Medical Technology) — National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • BS (Nuclear Medicine Technology) — Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • MD (Medicine) — Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • MPH & MS (Preventative Medicine Residency Program) - Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education


  • BS, MS (Nursing, Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Medical-Surgical CNS, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Psychiatric Mental Health, Maternal Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner), DNP (Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Child Health Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner) — Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • DNP (Nurse Anesthesia) — Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Program
  • DNP & MS (Nurse Anesthesia) — CCNE and Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthetist Educational Programs (COA)

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Certificate (Residency Training Programs) — American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
  • PharmD (Pharmacy), Certificate (Residency Training Programs), CE Credit (Pharmacy CE Provider) — American Council on Pharmaceutical Education

Public Health and Health Professions

  • BS/MS (Occupational Therapy) — Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • MS (Athletic Training) - Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
  • Advanced Certificate (Dietetic Internship with Nutrition Advanced Certificate) — Accreditation Council on Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • DPT (Physical Therapy) — Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • School of Public Health and Health Professions — Council on Education for Public Health

Social Work

  • MSW (Social Work) — Council on Social Work Education
Published: Jan 25, 2023 08:02:22