Program Accreditation

Learn more about third-party accreditation of UW-Stout and our academic programs.
In this Section
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ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

B.S. Computer Science

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Computer Science-Game Design Development concentration
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Chuck Bomar
First Accredited: 2012
Most Recent Report: 2014
Next Scheduled Visit: 2019-2020
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

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ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

B.S. Computer Engineering

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Computer Engineering
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Chuck Bomar
First Accredited: 2011
Most Recent Visit: 2016
Next Scheduled Visit: 2022-23
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

B.S. Manufacturing Engineering

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Manufacturing Engineering
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Chuck Bomar
First Accredited: 1997
Most Recent Visit: 2016
Next Scheduled Visit: 2022-23
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

B.S. Plastics Engineering

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Plastics Engineering
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Chuck Bomar
First Accredited: 2011
Most Recent Visit: 2016
Next Scheduled Visit: 2022-23
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

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ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission

www.abet.org

B.S. Engineering Technology

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Engineering Technology
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Chuck Bomar
First Accredited: 2012
Most Recent Report: 2016
Next Scheduled Visit: 2019-2020
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

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Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

www.acbsp.org

Various Degrees

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Business Administration, B.S. Retail Merchandising and Management, B.S. Management, B.S. Supply Chain Management, and M.S. Operations and Supply Management
UW-Stout Contact: Jane Anderson
Schedule of Review: Quality assurance report every two years; reaffirmation every 10 years
Most Recent Review: Quality assurance report 2018
Reaffirmation: 2022
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2010-2011
Report Available From: College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management (CSTEMM) Dean's Office

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Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

www.eatrightpro.org/acend

B.S. Dietetics and Dietetic Internship

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Dietetics; Dietetic Internship
UW-Stout Contact: Karen Ostenso, B.S. Dietetics; Kerry Peterson, Dietetic Internship; Amanda Schmidt
Schedule of Visitation: 10 years
Most Recent Visit: 2017 for B.S. Dietetics; 2017 for Dietetic Internship
Next Scheduled Visit: 2023
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2012
Report Available From: Provost's Office

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Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)

www.acpha-cahm.org

B.S. Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
UW-Stout Contact: Brian Bergquist
Schedule of Visitation: 7 years
First Accredited: 2011
Most Recent Visit: Summer 2011
Next Scheduled Visit: Summer 2018
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2011

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Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, Inc (ACCGC)

www.accgc.org

B.S. Graphic Communications

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Graphic Communications
UW-Stout Contact: Ted Bensen                                 
Schedule of Visitation: 6 years
First Accredited: 2010
Most Recent Visit: 2015
Next Scheduled Visit: 2021
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2015

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American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

www.acce-hq.org

B.S. Construction

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Construction
UW-Stout Contact: Gindy Neidermyer
Schedule of Visitation: 6 years
First Accredited: 1994
Most Recent Visit: 2018
Next Scheduled Visit: 2021
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2018
Report Available From: Provost's Office

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Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)

www.coamfte.org

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy
UW-Stout Contact: Dale Hawley
Schedule of Visitation: 5 years
First Accredited: 1977
Most Recent Visit: 2015
Next Scheduled Visit: 2021
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2014
Report Available From: Dale Hawley, HDFS department

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Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

www.carf.org

Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: SVRI Services in Employment, Vocational Evaluation, and Assistive Technology Support and Services, and Comprehensive Benefits Planning
UW-Stout Contact: Cayte Anderson
Schedule of Visitation: 3 years
Most Recent Visit: 2015
Next Scheduled Visit: 2018
Most Recent Self Evaluation: 2015
Report Available From: Cayte Anderson, Director SVRI

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Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

www.cacrep.org

M.S. School Counseling

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: M.S. School Counseling
UW-Stout Contact: James McMullen
Anticipated Schedule of Visitation: 2019
First Accredited: 2011
Approval: 2011 (8 year approval)
Next Scheduled Review: 2019
Most Recent Self-Study Report: Summer 2010
Report Available From: James McMullen

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
UW-Stout Contact: John Klem
Schedule of Visitation: 
First Accredited: 2011
Approval: 2012
Next Scheduled Review: October 2020
Most Recent Self-Study Report: Spring 2014
Report Available From: John Klem

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling; B.S. Rehabilitation

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling; B.S. Rehabilitation Services
UW-Stout Contact: Daniel Kelsey, M.S.
Schedule of Visitation: 8 years
First Accredited: 1994
Most Resent Visit: 2013, M.S.; 2011, B.S.
Next Scheduled Visit: 2020, M.S.; 2019, B.S.
Most Recent Self-Study Report: Annual report submitted
Report Available From: Provost's Office or 250 VR

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Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

www.caepnet.org

All education programs

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: All education programs
UW-Stout Contact: Carol Johnson
Schedule of Visitation: 7 years
Most Recent Visit: 2017
Next Scheduled Visit: 2023
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2016

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Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

www.accredit-id.org

Various Degrees

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.F.A. Interior Design; B.F.A. Art, Interior Design concentration
UW-Stout Contact: Shelley Pecha
Schedule of Visitation: 6 years
Most Recent Visit: 2012
Next Scheduled Visit: 2019
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2012
Report Available From: School of Art and Design

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Department of Public Instruction (DPI)

http://dpi.wi.gov

All Professional Education Programs

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: All professional education programs
UW-Stout Contact: Carol Johnson, Associate Dean
Schedule of Visitation: 5 years
First Accredited: 1917
Most Recent Review: 2016
Next Scheduled Review: 2019-20
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2014
Report Available From: Heather Klanderman, School of Education Licensure Specialist

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Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA)

www.ncahlc.org

Institution (UW-Stout)

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: Institutional (UW-Stout)
UW-Stout Contact: Meridith Wentz
Schedule of Visitation: 10-year approval cycle 
Most Recent Visit: 2016 
First Accredited: 1928
Next Scheduled Visit: 2025-26 
Most Recent Assurance Report: 2016 
Report Available From: Provost's Office or campus website

 

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Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

www.ift.org

B.S. Food Science and Technology

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Food Science and Technology
UW-Stout Contact: Naveen Chikthimmah
First Accredited: 2014
Most Recent Self-Study Report: Application for accreditation 2013-2014
Annual Report required: Due each August 31
Five year re-approval application: August 31, 2019

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National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

www.naeyc.org

Child and Family Study Center

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: Child and Family Study Center, School of Education
UW-Stout Contact: Allison Feller, Child and Family Study Center
Schedule of Review: Annual report, 5-year renewal
First Accredited: 2004
Most Recent Report: 2014
Next Scheduled Review: 2019
Report Available From: Allison Feller, Child and Family Study Center

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National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)

http://nasad.arts-accredit.org

Various Degrees

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.F.A. Entertainment Design, B.F.A. Interior Design, B.F.A. Industrial Design, B.F.A. Game Design, B.F.A. Graphic Design and Interactive Media, B.F.A. Studio Art, B.S. Art Education, M.F.A. Design
UW-Stout Contact: Dave Beck
Schedule of Visitation: 10 years
Most Recent Visit: 2007
Next Scheduled Visit: 2017-18
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2007
Report Available From: School of Art and Design

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

www.nasponline.org

Ed.S. School Psychology

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: Ed.S. School Psychology
UW-Stout Contact: Christine Peterson
Schedule of Review: 2-5 years, depending on approval status
Most Recent Review: 2013
Next Scheduled Review: 2020
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2013
Report Available From: Christine Peterson

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National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

www.ncfr.org

B.S. Human Development and Family Studies

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Human Development and Family Studies, provisionally certified family life educator
UW-Stout Contact: Jennifer Reinke, Dale Hawley, Bethanne Shriner
Schedule of Review: 5 years
Approval: 2012
Next Scheduled Review: 2022
Most Recent Review: 2017
Report Available From: Amanda Barnett

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United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

www.usdla.org

Distance Learning Offerings

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: Distance learning offerings
UW-Stout Contact: Amy Gullixson, Associate Director, UW-Stout Online
Schedule of Visitation: 5 years 
Most Recent Visit: 2014 
First Accredited: 2014
Next Scheduled Visit: 2015
Report Available From: UW-Stout Online