About Muskingum

Accreditations and Affiliations

Muskingum University has been continuously accredited since 1919 by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 263-0456 (renewed in 2013), and is authorized by, and receives periodic reauthorization from, the Ohio Department of Higher Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215, (614) 466-6000, to grant its degrees.

The program in Chemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 872-4589.

Muskingum University is fully approved for Teacher Education by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, and the Muskingum University Educator Preparation Unit (EPP) is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality on Educator Preparation (AAQEP) for both initial and advanced licensure programs. Muskingum is a member of the Interstate Certification Compact which provides for comparable certification/licensure from numerous other states which is an interstate agreement arranged by NASDTEC the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification.

The General Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria.

Muskingum University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190, (703) 437-0700.

The Nursing Programs are nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) located at Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20026, 202-887- 6791. The pre-licensure BSN program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. The Nursing Department also holds membership in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). 

The Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

The Muskingum University MOT Program has a status of accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association, located at 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 510E, Bethesda, MD  20814. ACOTE‚Äôs phone is (301)-652-6611 and their website is www.acoteonline.org.

Muskingum holds memberships in the American Council on Education, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the Council of Independent Colleges, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations (OCTEO).

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