Institutional Accredition of Northwestern University

Northwestern University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Next table describes the detail information of institutional accreditation information of Northwestern University.
Institutional Accreditation of Northwestern University
Agency NameAccreditation StatusPeriods
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning CommissionAccredited01/01/1913 - Current
(Estimated Date)

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Accredited Specialized Programs at Northwestern University

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levelsAccredited01/31/2006 - 04/15/2013

American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited01/01/1923 - Current

American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAccredited02/28/1928 - Current

American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited05/16/1986 - Current
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited03/03/1988 - Current

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programsAccredited02/11/1970 - 04/01/2002
Clinical doctoral program in AudiologyAccredited04/01/2002 - Current
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited02/11/1970 - Current

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administrationAccredited01/01/1974 - 12/09/2012

Liaison Committee on Medical Education

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (The Feinberg School of Medicine - Chicago, IL)Accredited07/01/1942 - Current

National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited09/01/1928 - Current
(Estimated Date)

National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited09/01/1989 - 03/13/2007

Accredited Internship/Residency Programs at Northwestern University

American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling and Psychological Services)Accredited11/16/1999 - Current



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