Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lamar University.

 

Program Accreditations / Recognitions

Program/College

Accreditor

Original Accreditation

Last Visit

Renewal

College of Arts & Sciences

 

 

 

 

BS Computer Science

ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

 

10/1/2000

9/1/2013

18-19; Site visit Sept 2019

BS Chemistry

ACS-American Chemical Society

www.acs.org

 

 

1/1/2013

1/19/18

BSN Nursing

ACEN-Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 

www.acenursing.org

 

12/1984

Oct 3-5, 2017

10/1/2025

MSN in Nursing

ACEN-Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 

www.acenursing.org

 

10/2004

Oct 3-5, 2017

10/1/2025

BS in Social Work

CSWE-Council on Social Work Education Office of Social Work

https://www.cswe.org

 

 

2/1/12

01/2020

College of Business

 

 

 

 

BBA Business

AACSB-Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

https://www.aacsb.edu

 

 

2016

2021

BS Construction Managment

ACCE-American Council for Construction Education

www.acce-hq.org

 

2014

Spring 2014

July 2019

MBA

AACSB-Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

https://aacsb.edu

 

 

2016

2021

College of Education & Human Development

 

 

 

 

Dietetics Internship Program

ACEND-Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

www.eatrightpro.org/acend

 

 

2022

 

Didactic Programs in Nutrition and Dietetics

 

 

2022

 

Culinary Arts Certificate

ACFEF-American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. Accrediting commission

www.acfchefs.org/accreditation

 

 

 

2018

 

Baccalaureate and graduate degree programs for the preparation of teachers and others for elementary and secondary schools

CAEP-Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

www.caepnet.org

 

 

2019

 

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

CACREP-Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs 

www.cacrep.org/

 

 

April 3-5, 2016; two year review completed July 12-14, 2018

10/31/2020

College of Engineering

 

 

 

 

BS Chemical Engineering

ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

 

10/1/1958

2018-19

 

BS Civil Engineering

ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

 

10/1/1961

2018-19

 

BS Electrical Engineering

ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

 

10/1/1958

2018-19

 

BS Industrial Engineering

ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

 

10/1/1958

2018-19

 

BS Mechanical Engineering

ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

 

10/1/1961

2018-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

College of Fine Arts & Communication

 

 

 

 

BFA, BS Graphic Design

NASAD-National Association of Schools of Art & Design 

https://nasad.arts-accred.accredit.org

 

 

 

Nov. 4-7 2014; April 2015 deferred action

2020/21

BFA, BS Studio Art

NASAD-National Association of Schools of Art & Design 

https://nasad.arts-accredit.org

 

 

 

Nov. 4-7 2014; April 2015 deferred action

2020/21

Doctorate in Audiology

CAA-Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology in Speech-Language Pathology 

https://caa.asha.org

 

 

7/4/2005

2020

Masters in Speech-Language Pathology

CAA-Council on Academic Accreditation in audiology Speech-Language Pathology

https://caa.asha.org

 

08/1981

07/04/2005

2020

MS Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

CED-Council on Education of the Deaf 

https://councilondeafed.org

 

 

7/1/2017

06/20/23

Department of Music:

BA Music

BM Teacher Certification

BM Composition

BM Performance

BM Education

Masters Music Education

Master of Music in Performance

NASM-National Association of Schools of Music 

https://nasm.arts-accredit.org

 

09/01/1970

2014

2023-2024

Other

 

 

 

 

MS Port & Terminal Management

Center for Advances in Port & Terminal Management

 

 

 

Commission on English Language Program Accreditation

English Language (LU Pathways Program)