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UCI Discipline-Specific Accreditation 2018-09-10T09:13:02+00:00

UCI Discipline-Specific Accreditation

UCI is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The campus is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Accreditation requires regular and systematic comprehensive reviews as one way to demonstrate our commitment to 1) student learning and success; 2) quality and improvement; and 3) institutional integrity, sustainability, and accountability. In addition:

  • The undergraduate degree program of the Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society.
  • The credential programs of the School of Education are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).
  • The undergraduate majors in Aerospace Engineering (AE), Biomedical Engineering (BME), Chemical Engineering (ChE), Civil Engineering (CE), Computer Engineering (CpE), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Environmental Engineering (EnE), Materials Science Engineering (MSE), and Mechanical Engineering (ME) are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://abet.org; Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is also accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://abet.org; the undergraduate major in Biomedical Engineering: Premedical (BMEP) is not designed to be accredited, therefore is not accredited by ABET. Annual student enrollment and graduation data per major can be found at: http://www.oir.uci.edu/campus-data.php.
  • The M.S. program in Genetic Counseling is accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
  • The School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • The Paul Merage School of Business is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • The M.D. program of the UCI School of Medicine is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
  • The pre-licensure RN program and the nurse practitioner program are approved by the Board of Registered Nursing; the baccalaureate and master’s degrees in Nursing Science at the University of California, Irvine are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  • The Program in Public Health, including the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences, the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), and the Ph.D. in Public Health are accredited by the Council of Public Education for Public Health (CEPH).
  • The Master of Urban and Regional Planning program is accredited by the National Planning Accreditation Board.