Specialized Accreditation

The specialized accreditation for individual programs, colleges, and departments are listed with the agency that performs the approval or review, letter of accreditation/licensure/approval standing, degree type that is reviewed/approved and the date of the next comprehensive site visit.
Accreditation Information for each program is outlined in the table.
College/Campus College/Department/Program Name Review/Approval Agency Link to Accreditation Standing/Directory on Website Letter of Accreditation/Licensure/Approval Standing Degree type included in Review/Approval Date of Next Comprehensive Review
NMSU DACC Architecture and Construction Technologies -  Building Construction Technology National Center for Construction Education and Research NCCER Directory NCCER Accreditation** Certificate, Associates 2025/09
Arts & Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry  American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ASBMB Directory ASBMB Accreditation** Bachelor's 2029/10
Arts & Sciences Physics ABET - ANSAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - ANSAC Accreditation ** Bachelor's 2024/09
Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP Accreditation CAEP Accreditation** Bachelor's, Master's, Non-degree 2023/08
Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Agricultural and Extension Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP Accreditation CAEP Accreditation** Bachelor's, Master's, Non-degree 2023/08
Arts & Sciences Music Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP Accreditation CAEP Accreditation** Bachelor's, Master's, Non-degree 2023/08
Health, Education & Social Transformation
Health, Education & Social Transformation Undergraduate Teacher Licensure Programs New Mexico Public Education Department NMPED Accreditation** Bachelor's, Master
Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences - Didactic program in Dietetics Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics ACEND Directory ACEND Accreditation** Bachelor's

2031/06

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Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences - Dietetic Internship Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics ACEND Directory ACEND Accreditation** Master's

2031/06

Engineering Engineering Physics ABET - EAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - EAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/09
Health, Education & Social Transformation Nursing New Mexico Board of Nursing NMBON Approval & Accreditation  NMBON Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/05
Arts & Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry American Chemical Society ACS Accreditation Approved Institutions ACS Accreditation** Bachelor's Annual Report - 2024/08/31
Health, Education & Social Transformation School Psychology National Association of School Psychologists NASP Accreditation Directory NASP Accreditation** Graduate Certificate 2028/02
NMSU DACC Public Services - Fire Science Technology International Fire Service Accreditation Congress IFSAC Website IFSAC Accreditation** Associate's 2023/09
Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Animal and Range Sciences - Range Science Society for Range Management SRM Accreditation SRM Accreditation** Bachelor's 2033/01
Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension Service - NM EDGE - NM Certified Public Manager Program National Certified Public Manager Consortium NCPMC New Mexico Profile NCPMC Accreditation** Certificate 2023/07
NMSU Athletics National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA Accreditation** N/A Annual Report
Health, Education & Social Transformation Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE New Mexico Accreditation Profile CCNE Accreditation** Bachelor's, Master's, Post Graduate Certificate 2029/02
Health, Education & Social Transformation Public Health Sciences - Public Health Council on Education for Public Health CEPH Accredited Programs CEPH Accreditation** Bachelor's, Master's 2025/06
Health, Education & Social Transformation Social Work Council on Social Work Education CSWE Accreditation NMSU Profile CSWE Accreditation** Master's 2028/10
Health, Education & Social Transformation Social Work Council on Social Work Education CSWE Accreditation NMSU Profile CSWE Accreditation** Bachelor's 2028/10
Arts & Sciences Music National Association of Schools of Music NASM Accreditation NMSU Profile NASM Accreditation** Bachelor's, Master's 2024/10*
Arts & Sciences BS in Computer Science ABET - CAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET-CAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2027
NMSU DACC Commercial Technologies - Automotive Technology Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation ASE Accreditation Program Search ASE Accreditation** Associate's 2028/06
NMSU DACC Radiological Technology Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology JRCERT Accreditation DACC Profile JRCERT Accreditation** Associate's 2024/03
Arts & Sciences Government - Public Administration National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration NASPAA Accreditation Roster NASPAA Accreditation** Master's 2026/08
NMSU New Mexico State University Higher Learning Commission HLC Statement of Accreditation Status - NMSU  HLC Accreditation** Certificate, graduate Certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, PhD/Doctoral 2028/02
Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Extension Plant Sciences - Plant Diagnostic Clinic National Plant Diagnostic Network NPDN Accreditation Lab Directory NPDN Accreditation** Non-degree 2023/08
Student Success & Enrollment Management  Aggie Health and Wellness Center American Psychological Association APA Accredited Program Search APA Accreditation** Non-degree 2028/12
Engineering Electrical Engineering ABET - EAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - EAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/09
Engineering Industrial Engineering ABET - EAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - EAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/09
Engineering Mechanical Engineering ABET - EAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - EAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/09
Engineering  Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Aerospace Engineering ABET - EAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - EAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/09
Engineering  Chemical Engineering ABET - EAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - EAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/09
Engineering Civil Engineering ABET - EAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - EAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024/09
Engineering Geomatics ABET - ANSAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - ANSAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2024
Engineering Information Engineering Technology ABET - ETAC ABET Accreditation Directory  ABET - ETAC Accreditation** Bachelor's 2023
Student Success & Enrollment Management  Aggie Health and Wellness Center Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care AAAHC Accreditation** Non-degree 2025/01
NMSU DACC Nursing New Mexico Board of Nursing NMBON Approval & Accreditation  NMBON Accreditation** Certificate, Associate's 2029/10
NMSU DACC Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing ACEN Accreditation DACC Profile ACEN Accreditation** Associate's 2028/01
Health, Education & Social Transformation Counseling and Educational Psychology - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Council for Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP Accreditation - NMSU Profile CACREP Accreditation** Master's 2023/01
Health, Education & Social Transformation Counseling and Educational Psychology - Counseling Psychology American Psychological Association APA Accreditation Program Search APA Accreditation** PhD/Doctoral 2031/09
Health, Education & Social Transformation Kinesiology National Strength and Conditioning Association NSCA Recognition** Bachelor's 2025/09
Health, Education & Social Transformation Kinesiology - Athletic Training Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE Profile CAATE Initial Accreditation Master's 2028/07
Health, Education & Social Transformation Special Education and Communication Disorders - Communication Disorders Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology  CAA Accreditation Program Listing CAA Accreditation** Master's 2025/02
Health, Education & Social Transformation Undergraduate Teaching Licensure programs Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP Accreditation CAEP Accreditation** Bachelor's, License 2023/08
Business Accounting and Information Systems - Accounting AACSB International -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB Accreditation NMSU Profile AACSB Accreditation Bachelor's, Master's 2028/06
Business Marketing - PGA Golf Management Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA of America) PGA Accreditation Programs PGA Accreditation** Certificate, Bachelor's 2026/08
Business Business AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB Accreditation NMSU Profile AACSB Accreditation Bachelor's, Master's, PhD/Doctoral 2028/06
NMSU DACC Diagnostic Medical Sonography Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP Accreditation Program Search CAAHEP Accreditation** Certificate, Associate's 2025/05
NMSU DACC Architecture and Construction Technologies - Drafting and Design Technologies American Design Drafting Association ADDA Accreditation** (Annual Certification) Associate's 2024/08
NMSU DACC Business - Business Management Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP Accreditation DACC Profile ACBSP Accreditation** Associate's 2028/01
NMSU DACC Business - Pre-Business Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP Accreditation DACC Profile ACBSP Accreditation** Associate's 2028/01
NMSU Alamogordo NMSU Alamogordo Higher Learning Commission HLC Statement of Accreditation Status - NMSU Alamogordo HLC Accreditation** Certificate, Associate's 2033/04
NMSU DACC Emergency Medical Services New Mexico Emergency Medical Systems Bureau NMEMSB Accreditation** Certificate 2023
NMSU DACC Dental Assistant Program - Dental Assistant Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) CODA Accreditation Program Search CODA Accreditation** Certificate 2024/01
NMSU DACC Respiratory Therapy Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care CoARC Accreditation Program Search CoARC Accreditation** Associate's 2031
NMSU DACC Dental Assistant Program - Dental Hygiene Commission on Dental Accreditation CODA Accreditation Program Search CODA Accreditation** Associate's 2024/01
NMSU DACC NMSU Dona Ana Community College Higher Learning Commission HLC Statement of Accreditation Status - DACC HLC Accreditation** Certificate, Associate's 2024/02
NMSU DACC Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP Accreditation Program Search CAAHEP Accreditation** Certificate, Associate's  2023
NMSU DACC Administrative Technologies - Health Information Technology Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP Accreditation DACC Profile ACBSP Accreditation** Associate's 2028/01
NMSU DACC Administrative Technologies - Office Administration Technology Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP Accreditation DACC Profile ACBSP Accreditation** Associate's 2028/01
NMSU DACC Allied Healthcare Assistant Program - Nursing Assistant New Mexico Department of Health, Division of Health Improvement NMDH Accreditation** Certificate 2025/12
Health, Education & Social Transformation Counseling and Educational Psychology - Clinical Psychopharmacology  American Psychological Association APA Accreditation Program Search APA Accreditation** Postdoctoral Masters 2026/05
Health, Education & Social Transformation Nursing - Nurse Anesthisia Educational Programs Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs COA CRNA School Search  COA Accreditation** Masters  2029/Spring

*Comprehensive review date was extended due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The review date may not correspond with the report due to the extension. 

Reports or applications have been submitted and the department is currently awaiting a decision regarding the renewal or approval of continuation of the specialized accreditation, as well as the date for the next comprehensive review. 

**Documentation is housed on an Inside NMSU site. External users to NMSU may not be able to access the document. If access to the document is needed, please email accreditation@nmsu.edu

Last updated on May 29, 2024.