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Accreditation


The American Council for Construction Education meets semi-annually to review Construction Management Degrees at an Associate, Baccalaureate, and Masters Degree level for Compliance with the current ACCE Accreditation Standards. 


ACCE provides the public information on all accredited and candidate programs through links to their respective home pages.



To review Accredited Programs or print out a list, please click on the links below.

  Associate Degree ,  Baccalaureate Degree Master's Degree   




Accreditation Actions by Board of Trustees

Annual Meeting 2019

At ACCE's Annual Meeting in July 2019, the following action were taken:

Accreditation:

Institution       
                     
Degree Level                   Board Action Link  Next Review                        
Boise State UniversityBaccalaureateBSUID
Spring 2025  
Clemson UniversityBaccalaureateCLEM
Spring 2025
Gwinnett Community College AssociateGTC-GA
Spring 2024
Indiana University Purdue University IndianapolisBaccalaureate IUPUI
Spring 2024
Jefferson State Community CollegeAssociateJSCC-AL
Spring 2025
Kennesaw State UniversityMasterKENSU
Spring 2024
North Lake College
Associate
NLCC-TX
 Spring 2022
Pennsylvania College of Technology BaccalaureatePA.CT  
Spring 2025
University of Texas, San Antonio  BaccalaureateUTX-SA
Spring 2025 
University of WashingtonBaccalaureateUWA
Spring 2025
Wentworth Institute of TechnologyBaccalaureateWIT
Spring 2025



Mid Year Meeting 2019

At ACCE's Mid Year Meeting in February 2019, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation:

Institution                                                           Degree Level                     Board Action Link Next Review                        
                      
 California State University, Sacramento  Baccalaureate
CA.SU-S
Fall 2024
Ferris State University BaccalaureateFRSU
Fall 2024
Florida Institute of Technology
Baccalaureate
FL.IT
Fall 2023



Annual Meeting 2018

At ACCE's Annual Meeting in July 2018, the following actions were taken:

Accreditation:

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
Bowling GreenBaccalaureate Spring 2024
Central ConnecticutBaccalaureateSpring 2024
Cincinnati StateAssociateSpring 2024
Edmonds Community CollegeAssociateSpring 2024
Santa Fe CollegeAssociateSpring 2024
Southern Illinois, EdwardsvilleBaccalaureateSpring 2024

Renewal of Accreditation for Three (3) years:

Institution                                    Degree LevelNext Review
University of Wisconsin, Stout BaccalaureateFall 2021



Mid Year Meeting 2018

At ACCE's Mid Year Meeting in February 2018, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation for six (6) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program.

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
Indiana Sate UniversityBaccalaureate Fall 2023
Michigan Technological UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2023  
Northern Arizona UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2023
Texas A&M UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2023
Texas State UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2023

Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program. Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
Kent State UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2022


                                                       

Annual Meeting 2017

At ACCE's Annual Meeting in July 2017, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation for six (6) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program.

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
Bradley UniversityBaccalaureateSpring 2023
California State University, Long BeachBaccalaureateSpring 2023
Louisiana State UniversityBaccalaureateSpring 2023
Roger Williams UniversityBaccalaureateSpring 2023
University of CincinnatiBaccalaureateSpring 2023
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State UniversityBaccalaureateSpring 2023

Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program. Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:



Mid Year Meeting 2017

At ACCE's Mid Year Meeting in February 2017, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation for six (6) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program.


InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
Ball State UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2022  
East Carolina UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2022  
Missouri State UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2022  
Northern Kentucky UniversityBaccalaureateFall 2022  
State Fair Community CollegeAssociateFall 2022  
University of Alaska, AnchorageBaccalaureateFall 2022  
University of Alaska, AnchorageAssociateFall 2022



                                                                                                                                                           

          

What is Accreditation?

The primary goal of ACCE is to promote and improve construction education in colleges and universities. By working together through ACCE, people representative of the total construction community and the public at large, construction educators and constructors, establish and maintain standards and criteria for accreditation, provide guidance to those programs seeking to achieve accredited status, and carry out the accreditation process.What is Accreditation

Value of Accreditation

ACCE accreditation serves the interests of:

students -- by helping them identify institutions and programs that offer quality education in construction education,

the construction industry -- by enabling employers to identify persons who have the potential for making lasting contributions to the construction industry and their profession, and

owners/users of constructed facilities and the public at large -- by raising the professional caliber of constructors and thus the quality of the construction for which they assume responsibility.

Specifically, accreditation of a construction education program by ACCE assures

a) students and prospective employers that the program has met stringent industry standards of content and quality;

b) that program graduates have been provided a quality education enabling them to perform a broad range of professional responsibilities; and

c) the construction industry and students that the program performs periodic self-evaluations to keep current with emerging technologies and requirements of the construction industry.

Accreditation by ACCE assists an institution and its construction education program in maintaining contact with other programs and practicing construction professionals, and enables the program to

a) keep current with emerging technologies in the field;

b) increase awareness of current courses, facilities, and services provided by other accredited programs;

c) improve instructional techniques; and

d) access construction industry contacts nationwide.

Other links for further information on the value of accreditation:

http://www.chea.org/degreemills/default.htm

http://www.aspa-usa.org/content/about-accreditation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zBdyBNwwmo&feature=youtu.be


Accredited Programs

To access accredited programs, please click this link  .


Candidate Programs

The institutions where candidate programs are offered have all indicated their desire to work toward ACCE accreditation. However, these programs, in various stages of the accreditation process, have not yet been evaluated for compliance with ACCE's standards and criteria. Candidate programs with contact information and links to their home pages can be found on the Accredited Programs Page with a separate map and listing below the Accredited Programs.  Click here  for a printable list of Candidate Programs.

ACCE provides the public information on all accredited and candidate programs through links to their respective home pages.

Click here for a printable version of a list of our programs


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The American Council for Construction Education meets biannually to review Construction Management Degrees at an Associate, Baccalaureate, and Masters Degree level for Compliance with the current ACCE Accreditation Standards.  

Annual Meeting 2018

At ACCE's Annual Meeting in July 2018, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation for six (6) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
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Texas State UniversityBaccalaureate

Fall 2023

Mid Year Meeting 2018

At ACCE's Mid Year Meeting in February 2018, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation for six (6) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program.

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
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Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program. Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
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Annual Meeting 2017

At ACCE's Annual Meeting in July 2017, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation for six (6) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program.

InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
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Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program. Initial Accreditation for five (5) years:

Mid Year Meeting 2017

At ACCE's Mid Year Meeting in February 2017, the following actions were taken:

Renewal of Accreditation for six (6) years:

Please click on the next review date to see the Board Action letter to the program.


InstitutionDegree LevelNext Review
Ball State UniversityBaccalaureateFall">https://www.acce-hq.org/images/uploads/Board_actio... 2022  
East Carolina UniversityBaccalaureateFall">https://www.acce-hq.org/images/uploads/Board_actio... 2022  
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University of Alaska, AnchorageAssociateFall">https://www.acce-hq.org/images/uploads/Board_actio... 2022


                                                                                                                                                           

          

What is Accreditation?

The primary goal of ACCE is to promote and improve construction education in colleges and universities. By working together through ACCE, people representative of the total construction community and the public at large, construction educators and constructors, establish and maintain standards and criteria for accreditation, provide guidance to those programs seeking to achieve accredited status, and carry out the accreditation process.What is Accreditation

Value of Accreditation

ACCE accreditation serves the interests of:

students -- by helping them identify institutions and programs that offer quality education in construction education,

the construction industry -- by enabling employers to identify persons who have the potential for making lasting contributions to the construction industry and their profession, and

owners/users of constructed facilities and the public at large -- by raising the professional caliber of constructors and thus the quality of the construction for which they assume responsibility.

Specifically, accreditation of a construction education program by ACCE assures

a) students and prospective employers that the program has met stringent industry standards of content and quality;

b) that program graduates have been provided a quality education enabling them to perform a broad range of professional responsibilities; and

c) the construction industry and students that the program performs periodic self-evaluations to keep current with emerging technologies and requirements of the construction industry.

Accreditation by ACCE assists an institution and its construction education program in maintaining contact with other programs and practicing construction professionals, and enables the program to

a) keep current with emerging technologies in the field;

b) increase awareness of current courses, facilities, and services provided by other accredited programs;

c) improve instructional techniques; and

d) access construction industry contacts nationwide.

Other links for further information on the value of accreditation:

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Candidate Programs

The institutions where candidate programs are offered have all indicated their desire to work toward ACCE accreditation. However, these programs, in various stages of the accreditation process, have not yet been evaluated for compliance with ACCE's standards and criteria. Candidate programs with contact information and links to their home pages can be found on the Accredited Programs Page with a separate map and listing below the Accredited Programs.  Click here  for a printable list of Candidate Programs.