The University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).* Regional accreditation is the type of accreditation awarded to the nation’s largest and most prestigious public and private colleges and universities. All public, state-funded universities in the United States, including the University of Cincinnati, are regionally accredited.
UC’s School Psychology Program in the College of Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice, which provides the behavior analysis courses, is approved at the Specialist and Doctoral level by the National Association of School Psychologists, and accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) at both levels. Additionally, the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved the six course sequence in the online Behavior Analysis graduate programs as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®. Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.
The online Master of Education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)†, and the Educational Leadership program meets the rigorous standards for the preparation of administrators approved by the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC).
*The Higher Learning Commission , 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; Phone: 877-398-3059; Fax: 312-263-7462.
† National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) 2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; phone 202-466-7496; fax 202-296-6620. www.ncate.org