About Southern Utah University

University & Specialized / Programmatic Accreditation

The university is a fully accredited member of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Many of Southern Utah University’s academic programs have special accreditation or endorsement from the following organizations:

Program or School Degree Level (s) Recognized Agency Date
Southern Utah University ... Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) 2021
Elementary Education BS/BA Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 2022
Secondary Education BS/BA Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 2022
Special Education BS/BA Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 2022
Early Childhood Education BS/BA Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 2022
Education Leadership/Utah Administrative - Supervisory M.Ed. Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 2022
Athletic Training BS Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) 2022
Dance, Dance Education BA, BS National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) 2018
Music, Music Education BM, BA National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) 2016-2017
Art & Design, Art & Design Education BFA, BA, BS National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 2017-2018
Engineering BS The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET 2016-2017
Engineering Technology BS Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 2018-2019
Computer Science/Information Systems BS Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 2019-2020
Nursing BS Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 2021
Accounting Bachelors The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 2020-2021
Finance Bachelors The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 2020-2021
Management Bachelors The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 2020-2021
Marketing Bachelors The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 2020-2021
Master of Accountancy Masters The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 2020-2021
Master of Business Administration Masters The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 2020-2021
Master of Public Administration Masters Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration 2020-2021