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Willamette University

900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301

503-370-6300 voice

Accreditation

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), Continuing Teacher Licensure Program (CTL), and Initial and Continuing Administrator License programs 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 School of Education meets Oregon requirements for ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) Reading and Special Education 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 full-time MBA program is accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). It is one of only two MBA programs in the world to achieve both accreditations. Willamette University's Professional MBA program is accredited by AACSB International.