Higher Learning Commission
Baldwin Wallace University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association.
Higher Learning Commission
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Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Athletic Training Accreditation
The Athletic Training Education Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Music and Education Accreditation
The undergraduate programs in music also are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and in elementary, secondary and all-grades education by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The University is approved for teacher education in the following areas: Early Childhood Education (pre-kindergarten-grade 3); Middle Childhood Education (grades 4-9); Adolescent Young Adult (grades 7-12) in integrated language arts, integrated mathematics, integrated science, integrated social studies, life sciences and physical sciences; Multi-Age Education (prekindergarten-grade 12) in foreign languages (French, German or Spanish), health, music, physical education or visual arts; Intervention Specialist; Mild/Moderate Educational Needs (kindergarten-grade 12); and endorsements in reading and computer technology. Because of the fluctuating requirements for licensure to teach in the various states, it is recommended that candidates for licensure check with departments of education in the states in which they intend to teach. This will give them the opportunity to schedule required courses wherever possible.
Nursing Program Approval and Accreditation
The Baldwin Wallace University Accelerated BSN Program is fully approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN).
The Accelerated BSN Program at Baldwin Wallace University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Physician Assistant Program Accreditation
The Baldwin Wallace University Physician Assistant Program received Accreditation-Provisional status from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status. The status indicates that the plans and resource allocation for the proposed program appear to demonstrate the program's ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards, if fully implemented as planned. Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.
Approved Plans of Study
Approved plans of study are provided to prepare students for graduate study or for professional schools of medicine, dentistry, law, engineering, theology, art, library science, social service work, medical technology, physical therapy and forestry.
Other Academic Affiliations
In addition, the University is on the approved lists of the American Chemical Society, University Senate of the United Methodist Church, Ohio College Association and the American Association of University Women. It was approved by the Association of American Universities in 1931, and its credits are accepted wherever American college work is recognized. Baldwin Wallace is a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.