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Specialized Accreditation

In addition to meeting our regional accrediting body's standards, several of our departments and programs have pursued and earned specialized accreditation or approval:

Department of Music
National Association of Schools of Music 

Bachelor of Music Therapy program
American Music Therapy Association 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program
Council for Interior Design Accreditation 

Master of Arts in Art Therapy Counseling program
American Art Therapy Association 

Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Bachelor of Science in Business & Leadership and
Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Studies programs
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
Additional information about IACBE accreditation

Master of Arts in Teaching program
Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

Other memberships and associations

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers 

Association of International Educators 

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education 

Council of Independent Colleges 

National Association for College Admission Counseling 

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators 

Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities 

Oregon Office of Degree Authorization 

Department of Communication Studies
National Communication Association

Department of English
Modern Language Association
The Association for Writers & Writing Programs

Department of Graduate Religious Studies
The Association of Theological Schools

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program
Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs

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