Accredited Programs

A number of UA Little Rock programs maintain accreditation, licensure or certification through discipline-specific accrediting bodies. A list of these programs and their review cycles can be found below, and official letters of accreditation are archived in the Provost’s Office.

UA Little Rock values the regular comprehensive program self-studies and external program reviews that are part of the disciplinary accreditation process. In particular, the accreditation process provides an opportunity for program faculty and UA Little Rock administrators to examine program quality and efficacy and to plan together for improvements in student learning outcomes.

UA Little Rock Program College Accrediting Agency Status Last Date Next Date Frequency
Architectural & Construction Engineering BS EIT ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited 2017-18 Initial 2021-22 6 years
Civil & Construction Engineering BS EIT ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited 2015-16 2021-22 6 years
Computer Science BS EIT ABET Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited 2013-14 2019-20 6 years
Construction Management BS EIT ABET Applied and Natural Science Accrediting Commission Accredited 2016-17 2022-23 (accredited through 2022-23, but will go up early in 2021-22) 6 years
Construction Management BS EIT American Council for Construction Education Accredited 2015-16 2021-22 6 years
Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering BS EIT ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited 2018-19 2024-25 (accredited through 2024-25 but will go up early in 2021-22) 6 years
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology AET EIT ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited 2018-19 2024-25 6 years
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology BS EIT ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited 2018-19 2024-25 6 years
Geology BS EIT ABET Applied and Natural Science Accrediting Commission Accredited 2016-17 2022-23 (accredited through 2022-23, but will go up early 2021-22) 6 years
Information Science BS EIT ABET Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited 2013-14 2019-20 6 years
Mechanical Engineering Technology AET EIT ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited 2018-19 2024-25 6 years
Mechanical Engineering Technology BS EIT ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited 2018-19 2024-25 6 years
Mechanical Systems Engineering BS EIT ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited 2017-18 Initial 2023-24 (accredited through 2023-24 but will go up early in 2021-22) 6 years
Systems Engineering BS EIT ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited 2015-16 2021-22 6 years
Business Administration MBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Business Information Systems MS COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Accounting BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Business Information Systems BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Data Analytics BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Economics BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Finance BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
International Business BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Management BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Management Business Information Systems COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Marketing BBA COB American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Good Standing Feb-2018 Feb-2023 5 years
Public Administration MPA CSSC Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Accredited 2014-15 2021-22 6 years
Chemistry BS CALS Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Accredited 2016 2022 6 years
Art BA CALS National Association of Schools of Art and Design Accredited 2010 2020 10 years
Art BFA CALS National Association of Schools of Art and Design Accredited 2010 2020 10 years
Art MA CALS National Association of Schools of Art and Design Accredited 2010 2020 10 years
Graphic Design Technical Certificate CALS National Association of Schools of Art and Design Accredited 2010 2019-2020 10 years
Music BA CALS National Association of Schools of Music Accredited 2013-14 2023-24 10 years
Music Education BM CALS National Association of Schools of Music Accredited 2013-14 2023-24 10 years
Music Education (Performance) BM CALS National Association of Schools of Music Accredited 2013-14 2023-24 10 years
Theatre Arts BA CALS National Association of Schools of Theatre Accredited March 2009 2020-21 10 years
World Languages-French and Spanish BA CALS American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages Accredited 2012 2022 10 years
Law JD Law School American Bar Association and Association of American Law Schools Accredited 2017 2027 10 years
Rehabilitation of the Blind MA CEHP Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Counselor Education MEd CEHP Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Full Approval/ Continuing 2011 2021 10 years
Rehabilitation Counseling MA CEHP Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs Full Approval/ Continuing 2009 2019-20 10 years
Interpreter Education BA CEHP Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education Full Approval/ Continuing 2011 2021 10 years
American Sign Language AS CEHP Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education Full Approval/ Continuing 2011 2021 10 years
Adult and Professional Learning MEd CEHP Commission of Professors of Adult Education Full Approval/ Continuing 2014 2024 10 years
Adult Education Initial Licensure Program (ILP) CEHP Commission of Professors of Adult Education Full Approval/ Continuing 2014 2024 10 years
Adult Education Additional Licensure Program (ALP) CEHP Commission of Professors of Adult Education Full Approval/ Continuing 2014 2024 10 years
Nursing AAS CEHP Arkansas State Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Full Approval/ Continuing 2014/15 2020/22 5 and 8 years
Health Education and Promotion MS CEHP Arkansas Department of Education Accredited 2015 2025 10 years
Social Work CEHP Council on Social Work Education Accredited 2012 2020 8 years
Sports Management MS CEHP Arkansas Department of Education Accredited 2015 2025 10 years