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FIU’s accreditations offer assurance of the university’s high educational standards. The following list of respected accreditations from reputable regulating bodies ensure the quality and value of FIU’s degrees.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Serves: Entire University
Florida International University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

SACSCOC

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Serves: College of Business
The College of Business is among the 5 percent of elite business schools worldwide accredited by the AACSB International.

AACSB

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Serves: College of Education
Formerly National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. 

CAEP

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)


The programs listed below are recognized for being ABET accredited. ABET accreditation sets the global standard for programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. 

Serves: Biomedical Engineering, BS / Civil Engineering, BS / Computer Engineering, BS / Computer Science, BS / Electrical Engineering, BS / Environmental Engineering, BS / Mechanical Engineering, BS 

ABET

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

Serves: Healthcare MBA
CAHME is the only organization recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation to grant accreditation to individual academic programs offering a professional master’s degree in healthcare management education. 

CAHME

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)

Serves: School of Journalism + Mass Communication
The School of Journalism + Mass Communication is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. 

ACEJMC

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

Serves: Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health. 

CEPH

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Serves: Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) recognizes all Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs as being CCNE accredited. 

CCNE

Florida State Board of Nursing

Serves: Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences
The Florida Board of Nursing licenses, monitors, disciplines, educates and, when appropriate, rehabilitates its licensees to assure their fitness and competence in providing health care services for the people of Florida. 

Florida State Board of Nursing

National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education designation by NSA and DHS

Serves: Entire University
FIU is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education through academic year 2019 by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Serves: Entire University

FIU and the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has been accredited by the following:

Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Serves: Entire University - Nursing

Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Serves: The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs is accredited by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration or NASPAA.

Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work