DEGREE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
As part of our continued communication effort, we are highlighting specific accredited degree programs within the ACCE system. These schools are selected randomly. Hopefully, this will help the ACCE community have an even better appreciation of the efforts made for accreditation and reaccreditation.
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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College had its origin in land grants made by the United States government in 1806, 1811 and 1827 for use as a seminary of learning. In 1853, the Louisiana General Assembly established the Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana near Pineville, La. The institution opened January 2, 186
The McWhorter School of Building Science is located in the M. Miller Gorrie Center, which opened in 2006. Gorrie Center earned the State of Alabama’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold certification. This state-of-the art “green” building is equipped with unmatched information technology. On the first floor close to the entrance of the building is a digital floor plan which points out energy saving features of this building.
Purdue's School of Construction Management Technology is widely recognized as a leader in building construction education. Having been accredited by ACCE, students receive a hands-on education from professors with rich industry experience. In addition, an active Construction Advisory Council helps the department stay at the forefront of the industry's needs.
The Construction Management Technology Degree at Purdue University Polytechnic Institute was first accredited by ACCE in 1979.
For more than 50 years, Jefferson State Community College has been proud to serve the greater Birmingham area by providing a quality education blended with convenience, value and personal attention. Jefferson State remains firmly rooted in the communities we serve, consistently helping people of all generations acquire the education and workforce training needed to achieve their goals.
The Construction Management Technology Option of the Construction and Building Science Technology Program was first accredited by ACCE in 1999.
Tuskegee University is a Historically Black University (HBU) that is an independent and State -related Institution of higher education founded in 1881. Named Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute and later Tuskegee Institute, the Institution attained university status in 1985. Its programs serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically, and religiously diverse.
The CSM Program at Tuskegee, established in 1933, is the oldest construction baccalaureate program in the country.
The 1950 State Legislature approved senior college status under the name of Northeast Louisiana State College, controlled by the State Board of Education. The current name, The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM), was established in 1999. Reorganization in Spring 2014 consolidated five Colleges into three Colleges. On July 1, 2018, the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences was divided into two Colleges resulting in four Academic Colleges (Arts, Education, and Sciences; Business and Social Science; Health Sciences; Pharmacy) and the Graduate School.
The First Program Accredited by ACCE
The ULM School of Construction Management was founded in 1966 and is committed to being the premier institution of construction education in the State of Louisiana.
Established in 1946, the Texas A&M University Department of Construction Science has led the way in excellence of construction higher education. Both graduate and undergraduate programs were among the first in the nation to be accredited by ACCE. With approximately 1,050 undergraduate and 40 graduate students, Texas A&M University Department of Construction Science continues to lead the way as one of finest programs of construction higher education in the nation.
The department’s faculty is comprised of approximately 33 full and part time faculty members. The faculty boasts a diversity of experience firmly rooted in the construction industry, including industry career experience, industry research, and academic background.
The Construction Science Program at Texas A&M was first accredited by ACCE in 1978.