Support WU
A-Z Index

2003-2004 CLA Catalog

Quick Links

Jump to a Discipline

Jump to a Specific Course

Willamette University

900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301

503-370-6300 voice


Willamette University is accredited by the accrediting agencies for American colleges and universities. It is a charter member of the National Commission on Accrediting and is a member of and accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. It is also accredited by the University Senate of The United
Methodist Church.

The music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and the University holds institutional membership in that organization. The Department of Chemistry is on the approved list of the American Chemical Society. The School of Education Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT) and Continuing Teacher Licensure Program (CTL) are approved by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission. The Master of Arts in Teaching Program meets requirements for teaching licensure in early childhood, elementary, middle, and secondary education. In addition, the MAT Program meets Oregon requirements for ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) and Reading endorsement areas.

The College of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools. The Atkinson Graduate School of Management’s Master of Business Administration for Business, Government and Not-for-Profit Management program is accredited by both the AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration). It is the only graduate management program in the country to achieve both accreditations.