Undergraduate Catalog 2005- 2006

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The University at Buffalo is accredited by the following associations:

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-2680, (215) 662-5605
  • New York State Board of Regents

The university is a member of the following associations:

  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

In addition, the following schools and departments are accredited by the indicated associations:

Architecture and Planning

  • M.Arch. (Architecture) - National Architectural Accrediting Board
  • MUP (Urban Planning) - Planning Accreditation Board

Arts and Sciences

  • BA (Art History, Media Study, Studio Art), BFA (Fine Arts), MA (Art, Humanities), MFA (Fine Arts, Media Study) - National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • MA, PhD (Communicative Disorders and Sciences), AuD (Audiology) - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • PhD (Clinical Psychology) - American Psychological Association
  • Psychology Internship - American Psychological Association

Dental Medicine

  • DDS (Dental Education), Advanced Certificate (Endodontics, Fixed Prosthodontics, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Removable Prosthodontics) - Commission on Dental Accreditation, Dental and Auxiliary Educational Programs

Graduate School of Education

  • MSC (Rehabilitation Counseling) - Council on Rehabilitative Education
  • PhD (Counseling/School Psychology) - American Psychological Association

Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • BS (Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical) - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology


  • MLS (Library Studies) - American Library Association


  • JD (Law) - American Bar Association


  • BS, BS/MBA, MBA, PhD (Business Administration) - American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business

Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

  • BS (Medical Technology) - National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • BS (Nuclear Medicine Technology) - Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • MD (Medicine) - Liaison Committee on Medical Education


  • BS, MS (Nursing) - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • MS (Nurse Anesthesia) - American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • PharmD (Pharmacy) - American Council of Pharmaceutical Education

Public Health and Health Professions

  • BS/MS (Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy) - Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • DPT (Physical Therapy) - American Physical Therapy Association

Social Work

  • MSW (Social Work) - Council on Social Work Education