Accreditations & Approvals

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater maintains institutional accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission, and holds a variety of specialized accreditations at academic college and program levels. The institution's teacher education programs are also approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.


Program/UnitAccrediting or State AgencyAcademic Year of Last ReviewAcademic Year of Next Review
Art National Association of Schools of Art & Design 2013-14 2023-24
College of Business & Economics Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business 2013-14 2018-19
Chemistry American Chemical Society 2009 2014
Communication Sciences & Disorders American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2013-14 2021-22
Counseling: M.S. Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program 2007-08 2015-16
Curriculum and Instruction National Association for the Education of Young Children 2011 2016
Music National Association of Schools of Music 2011-12 2021-22
School Psychology National Association of School Psychologists 2014-15 2020-21
Social Work Council on Social Work Education 2009-10 2017
Special Education Council for Exceptional Children 2011 2016
Special Education National Association for the Education of Young Children 2011 2016
Teacher Education Programs Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation 2008-09 2016
Teacher Education Programs Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction 2013-14 2018-19
Theatre National Association of Schools of Theatre 2008-09 2018-19
University Higher Learning Commission 2005-06 2015-16