Oct 20, 2021  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Accreditation


Pacific University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. In addition, selected programs have received specialized accreditation: 

Athletic Training 

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) 

Audiology 

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 

Business

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Dental Hygiene 

Commission on Dental Accreditation 

Education 

School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
School of Learning and Teaching
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission of the State of Oregon (TSPC)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Graduate Psychology

Clinical (PsyD)
Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association
Clinical (PhD)
Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association
Applied Psychological Science (MA)
Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) 

Music

Music (BA)
National Association of Schools of Music
Music Therapy (BMT)
National Association of Schools of Music
Music Education (BME)
National Association of Schools of Music

Occupational Therapy

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education 

Optometry 

Accreditation Council on Optometric Education 

Pharmacy 

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education 

Physical Therapy 

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association, Inc. 

Physician Assistant Studies 

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. 

Social Work

Social Work (BSW)
Council on Social Work Education
Social Work (MSW) 
The MSW program has been Accredited through the Council on Social Work Education since 2017

Speech-Language Pathology

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association