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IUP holds university-wide regional accreditation through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

The following programs have earned special accreditation or national recognition:

Administration and Leadership Studies (DEd)

Educational Leadership Constituent Council (National recognition by ELCC through National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Art, Art Studio (MA, MFA)

National Association of Schools of Art and Design 

Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

American Psychological Association 

Educational and School Psychology (DEd, Post-Master’s Certificate)

National Association of School Psychologists (National recognition by NASP through NCATE)

Food and Nutrition (MS internship)

Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education of the American Dietetic Association

Literacy (MEd)

International Reading Association (National recognition by IRA through NCATE)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Music (MA)

National Association of Schools of Music

Nursing (MS)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 

Principal Certification

Educational Leadership Constituent Council (National recognition by ELCC through NCATE)

Speech-Language Pathology (MS)

Education Standards Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 

Teacher Education (Certification, MEd, MA, MA/Teaching English, DEd)

NCATE and approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education

  • School of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Stright Hall, Room 101
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1048
  • Phone: 724-357-2222
  • Fax: 724-357-4862
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.