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2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accreditation and ORAU Members

Accreditation of Programs

Arkansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its next comprehensive evaluation is in 2023-24. Many of Arkansas State University’s individual programs are accredited by specialized accrediting agencies for the respective programs.

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: 800-621-7440

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone: (410) 347-7700

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: (404) 975-5000

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Telephone: (800) 877-1600 ext. 5400

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
201 Bishop Hall
PO Box 1848
University, MS 38677
Telephone: (662) 915-5550

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
American Occupational Therapy Association
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Telephone: (301) 652-6611

American Alliance of Museums
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 1005
Arlington, VA 22202
Telephone: (202) 289-1818

American Chemical Society (ACS)
1155 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 800-333-9511

American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages
1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 894-2900

Arkansas Department of Health Emergency Medical Services
Freeway Medical Tower
5800 West 10th Street, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204
Telephone: (501) 661-2262

Association of Middle Level Education
2550 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 324
Columbus, OH 43231
Telephone: (614) 895-4730

Association for Play Therapy
401 Clovis Avenue No. 107
Clovis, CA 93612
Telephone: (559) 298-3400

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard
Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602
Telephone: (813) 769-6500

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th Street North, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Telephone: (727) 210-2350

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
2001 K Street NW
3rd Floor North
Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: (844) 462-2283

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085
Telephone: (703) 684-2782

Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 665-3400

Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)
2236 Water Blossom Lane
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Telephone: (202) 329-1189

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088
Telephone: (214) 703-8445

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA-ASHA)
2200 Research Boulevard, #310
Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone: 800-498-2071

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
1140 19th St NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 223-0077

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
500 Montgomery Street, Suite 350
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 535-5990

Council for the Accreditation of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Education (CAEMHSE)

1589 Skeet Club Road, Suite 102-109
High Point, NC 27265

Council for Exceptional Children
3100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone: (888) 232-7733

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
222 South Prospect Avenue, Suite 304
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Telephone: (847) 655-1160

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
333 John Carlyle Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 683-8080

Historic Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships
P.O. Box 578
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Telephone: (919) 59

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS)
6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott city, MD 21043
Telephone: (443) 973-3251

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: (312) 704-5300

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Telephone: (773) 714-8880

National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
PO Box 578
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Telephone: (919) 593-5205

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
4340 East West Highway
Suite 402
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: (301) 657-0270

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive
Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 437-0700

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive
Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 437-0700

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
1029 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 628-8965

National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive
Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 437-0700

National Council for Social Studies
8555 16th Street, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Telephone: (301) 588-1800

National Council of Teachers of English
340 N. Neil Street, #104
Champaign, IL 61820
Telephone: (217) 328-3870

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
1906 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Telephone: (703) 620-9840

National Policy Board of Education Administration
1904 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20192

Institutional Memberships

Arkansas State University holds institutional membership in agencies, councils, and organizations important to the quality of its academic programs. Major memberships are shown below.

American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture and Renewable Resources
American Mathematical Society
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Physical Therapy Association Central ACCE Consortia (MO, KS, OK, AR)
American Society for Engineering Education
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Arkansas Academy of Science
Arkansas Council for Women in Higher Education
Arkansas Institutional Research Organization
Arkansas Research Alliance
Association for University Business and Economic Research
Association of American Colleges and Universites
Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
Association of College Educators in Radiologic Technology
Association of Schools of Advancing Health Professions
Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communications
Broadcast Education Association
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
Commission on Sport Management Accreditation
Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Council of Colleges of Arts & Sciences
Council of Graduate Schools
Council on Social Work Education
European Teacher Education Network
International Registry of Counsellor Education Programs (Founding Member)
International Student Exchange
Jonesboro Unlimited
National Association of College and University Business Officers
National Association of Colleges and University Attorneys
National Association of Fellowships Advisors
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Association of Schools of Music
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
National Collegiate Honors Council
National Council on Rehabilitation Education
National League for Nursing
National Student Exchange
Non-land-grant Agricultural and Renewable Resources Universities
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Southern Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing
Southern Regional Education Board
Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities
American Chemical Society

ORAU Members

Since 2004, students and faculty of Arkansas State University have benefited from its membership in Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). ORAU is a consortium of 121 colleges and universities and a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. ORAU works with its member institutions to help their students and faculty gain access to federal research facilities throughout the country; to keep its members informed about opportunities for fellowship, scholarship, and research appointments; and to organize research alliances among its members.

Through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), the DOE facility that ORAU operates, undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, as well as faculty enjoy access to a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Students can participate in programs covering a wide variety of disciplines including business, earth sciences, epidemiology, engineering, physics, geological sciences, pharmacology, ocean sciences, biomedical sciences, nuclear chemistry, and mathematics. Appointment and program length range from one month to four years. Many of these programs are especially designed to increase the numbers of under-represented minority students pursuing degrees in science- and engineering-related disciplines. A comprehensive listing of these programs and other opportunities, their disciplines, and details on locations and benefits can be found in the ORISE Catalog of Education and Training Programs, which is available at, or by calling either of the contacts below.

ORAU’s Office of Partnership Development seeks opportunities for partnerships and alliances among ORAU’s members, private industry, and major federal facilities. Activities include faculty development programs, such as the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards, the Visiting Industrial Scholars Program, consortium research funding initiatives, faculty research and support programs as well as services to chief research officers.

For more information about ORAU and its programs:

Visit the ORAU Home Page (