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Accreditation and Membership

Pace University is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. All Pace University degree programs are registered with the New York State Education Department.

The Bachelor’s Degree Program in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society. The Doctor of Psychology in School – Clinical Child Psychology Degree (Psy.D.) is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MS (PLV) and the Counselor Education and Supervision, PhD (PLV) are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CA-CREP). The Bachelor of Science in computer science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is has been granted candidacy status by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics has been granted candidacy status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The Lubin School of Business is accredited for both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association through its Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Association.

Pace University is an institutional member of the following organizations:

Following is a list of accrediting agencies with whom individuals may address complaints:

New York State Education Department
Address complaints to:
New York State Education Department
Office of College and University Evaluation
EBA Room 969
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-1551
Fax: (518) 486-2779
Visit the Office of College and University Evaluation website for more information.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Address all complaints to:
Complaints
Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
3624 Market Street, Second Floor West,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680.
Phone: (267) 284-5000
Visit the Middle States website for more information.

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Address complaints to:
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: (312) 899-0040 ext. 5400
Email: acend@eatright.org
Visit the ACEND website for more information

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
Address complaints to:
Executive Director, ARC-PA
12000 Findley Road, Suite 150
Johns Creek, GA, 30097
Concerns may be attached to an email.
Phone: (770) 476-1224
Visit the ARC-PA website for more information.

American Bar Association (ABA)
Address complaints to:
Office of the Consultant on Legal Education to the ABA
321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60654-7598
Phone: (312) 988-6738
Visit the ABA website for more information.

American Chemical Society (ACS)
Address complaints to:
Secretary of the Committee on Professional Training
Office of Professional Training
1155 Sixteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 872-4589
Visit the ACS website for more information.

American Psychological Association (APA)
Address complaints to:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First Street N.E.
Washington, DC 20002-4242
http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation
Phone: (202) 336-5979
Fax: (202) 336-5978
Visit the APA website for more information.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
AACSB International
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750
Tampa, Florida 33602 USA
Phone: (813) 769-6500
Fax: (813) 769-6559
Visit the AACSB website for more information.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Address complaints to:
CCNE Complaints Administrator
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 887-6791
Visit the CCNE website for more information.

Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
Address complaints to:
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 347-7700
Visit the ABET website for more information.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Address complaints to:
President or Chair of the CAEP Board
CAEP
2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 223-0077
Fax: (202) 296-6620
Visit the CAEP website for more information.

Council on Academic Accreditatation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
Address complaints to:
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: (301) 296-5700
Toll Free: (800) 498-2071
Email: accreditation@asha.org
Visit the ASHA website for more information

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA)
Address complaints to:
Supervisor, Higher Education Programs
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 474-1551
Email: IHEauthorize@nysed.gov
Visit the SARA website for more information