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The Ohio State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Higher Learning Commission 
Mark of Affiliation

Information and Reports

Some individual programs, schools and colleges are recognized by the accrediting agencies in their respective fields.

College of Arts and Sciences
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American Psychological AssociationClinical Psychology (PhD)
Council for Interior Design AccreditationInterior Design (BSD)
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologySpeech Language Pathology (MA);
Doctor of Audiology (AuD)
National Association of Schools of Art and Design Art Education (BAE, MA, PhD);
Art History (BA, MA, PhD);
Art (BFA);
Industrial Design (BSD);
Interior Design (BSD);
Visual Communication Design (BSD);
Industrial, Interior, and Visual Communication Design (MA)
National Association of Schools of Dance Dance (BFA, MA, MFA)
National Association of Schools of Music Music (BA);
Music Education (BME, MA, PhD);
Composition (BM, MM, DMA);
Jazz Studies (BM);
Music History (BM),;
Music Theory (BM, PhD);
Performance (BM, MM, DMA);
Musicology (MA, PhD);
Pedagogy (MA);
Conducting (MM, DMA)
National Association of Schools of TheatreTheatre (BA, MA, PhD);
Theatre History (MA, PhD);
Literature (MA, PhD);
Criticsm (MA, PhD);
Acting (MFA);
Design (MFA)
Fisher College of Business
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Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of BusinessAccounting (BSBA, MAcc, PhD);
Business Administration (BSBA, MBA);
Master of Business Logistics Engineering (MBLE);
Master of Labor and Human Resources (MLHR)
College of Dentistry
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American Dental Association Dental Hygiene (BS);
Dentistry (DDS)
College of Education and Human Ecology
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Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education Couple and Family Therapy (PhD)
Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics EducationHuman Nutrition - Dietetics (BS)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher EducationPhysical Education (BS, MA, PhD);
School Psychology (MA, PhD);
Early Childhood Education (MS)
College of Engineering
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Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. Computer Science and Engineering (BS);
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (BS);
Agricultural Engineering (BS);
Chemical Engineering (BS);
Civil Engineering (BS);
Computer Engineering (BS);
Electrical Engineering (BS);
Environmental Engineering Option in Civil Engineering (BS);
Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (BS);
Geomatics Engineering (BS);
Industrial and Systems Engineering (BS);
Materials Science and Engineering (BS);
Mechanical Engineering (BS);
Welding Engineering (BS)
Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board Landscape Architecture (BS, MLA)
Planning Accreditation Board City and Regional Planning (MCRP)
College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
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Society of American Foresters BS in Natural Resources (Forest Ecosystem Science and Management, Forestry and Wildlife Management)
College of Law
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American Bar Association Law (JD)
College of Medicine
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Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (MOT)
American Dietetic Association Dietetics (BS, MS)
Association of American Medical Colleges, Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MD)
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (DPT)
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Sciences and Therapy (BS)
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology Nuclear Medicine Techology Educational Program (Cert)
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (M.L.S.) Medical Technology (BS)
College of Nursing (more information)
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American College of Nurse Midwives Nursing (Nurse Midwifery) (MS)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (BS, MS, DNP)
College of Optometry
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Accreditation Council on Optometric Education Optometry (OD)
College of Pharmacy
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Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmaceutical Sciences (BS);
Pharmacy (PharmD)
John Glenn School of Public Affairs
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National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration Public Administration (MA, MPA)
College of Public Health
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Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Health Administration (MHA)
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health (MPH)
College of Social Work
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Council on Social Work Education Social Work (MSW)
College of Veterinary Medicince (more information)
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American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education Veterinary Medicine (DVM)