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Accreditations

Springfield College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution.

Individuals may also contact:

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
209 Burlington Road, Suite 201
Bedford, MA 01730-1433
(781) 271-0022
Email: cihe@neasc.org

Within the Springfield College School of Arts, Sciences and Professionals Studies:

  • Springfield College’s Art Therapy programs are accredited by the American Art Therapy Association.
  • Springfield College’s Teacher Preparation programs are approved by the Massachusetts Department of Education.
  • Springfield College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science Business Management.

Within the Springfield College School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation:

  • The Springfield College Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
  • Springfield College's Applied Exercise Science program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Springfield College's Applied Exercise Science program is endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
  • Springfield College's Clinical Exercise Physiology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Springfield College's Strength and Conditioning program is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
  • The Springfield College Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation programs are accredited by the National Parks and Recreation Association.
  • The Springfield College Sport Management Program is approved by:
    • The National Association for Sport and Physical Education
    • The National Association for Sport Management

Within the Springfield College School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies:

  • The Springfield College Emergency Medical Services Management Program is accredited by the Office of Emergency Medical Services, Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
  • The Springfield College Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • The Springfield College Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.
  • The Springfield College Physical Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • The Springfield College graduate Rehabilitation and Counseling Services Program is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and the undergraduate Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Program is certified as a member program of the CORE Undergraduate Registry.

Within the Springfield College School of Human Services:

  • Undergraduate programs of the Springfield College School of Human Services are accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education.
  • Programs of the Los Angeles Campus are under voluntary agreement with the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • Programs of the Wilmington, DE Campus are approved by the Delaware Department of Education.
  • Programs of the Tampa Bay, FL Campus are licensed by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education.
  • Programs of the Boston and Springfield Campuses are approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.
  • Programs of the Manchester, NH Campus are approved by the New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission.
  • Programs of the Charleston, SC Campus are licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.
  • Programs of the St. Johnsbury, VT Campus are certified by the Vermont Board of Education.
  • Programs of the Milwaukee, WI Campus are approved by the State of Wisconsin, Educational Approval Board.
  • Programs of the Houston, TX Campus are licensed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

The Springfield College School of Social Work:

  • The Springfield College School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
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