Apr 23, 2019  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Accreditations, Status of Programs, and Memberships


Neumann University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680; Telephone: 267-284-5000, Fax: 215-662-5501; or http://www.msche.org.

The baccalaureate Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The Biology/Clinical Laboratory Science Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; the Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education Program as well as the Secondary Teacher Certification programs in Biology, English, General Science, and Social Studies are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The Accounting, Business Administration, Computer and Information Management, International Business, and Marketing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Neumann University is a member of North American Society for Sport Management, and the undergraduate program in Sport and Entertainment Management is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The graduate programs in Education, Nursing, Pastoral Care and Counseling, Physical Therapy, Sport and Entertainment Management, and Strategic Leadership are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. The Pastoral Care and Counseling Program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and is approved as a CEU provided by the National Board of Certified Counselors. The Physical Therapy Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Neumann University is a member of North American Society for Sport Management, and the graduate program in Sport and Entertainment Management* is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).

Neumann University is a member of the SouthEastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE). SEPCHE is a consortium of eight independent higher education institutions in the Greater Philadelphia region which engage in a collaborative approach to the challenges of higher education and work together to promote quality and efficiency of academic programming, student access, faculty development, institutional operations, and community outreach, through sharing a range of activities, services, technology, and information. Other members of SEPCHE are: Arcadia University, Cabrini College, Chestnut Hill College, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Holy Family University, Immaculata University, and Rosemont College. More information about SEPCHE can be found at http://www.sepche.org.

Neumannn University has memberships in the following organizations: African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC); Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society; American Association for Employment in Education; American Association of Colleges of Nursing; American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers; American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC); American College Health Association; American College Personnel Association; American Council on Education; American Economic Association; American Educational Research Association; American Library Association; American Physical Therapy Association; American University College Counseling Center Directors; Amethyst College Drug and Alcohol Consortium; Association for Continuing Higher Education, Inc.; Association for Institutional Research; Association for Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities; Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA); Association for Theatre in Higher Education; Association of American Colleges and Universities; Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities; Association of Catholic Leadership Programs; Association of College and University Housing Officers International; Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP); Association of Corporate Counsel; Association of Departments of English; Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities; Association of Fundraising Professionals; Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges; Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of PA; Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement; Association of Writers and Writing Programs; Association on Higher Education and Disability; Aston Business Association; Broadcast Education Association; Catholic Campus Ministry Association; Catholic College and University Forum for Institutional Research (CHERC); Catholic College Cooperative Tuition Exchange (CCCTE); Catholic Higher Education Research Cooperative; Catholic Library Association; Catholic Purchasing Services; Chester County Chamber of Commerce; Chester Higher Education Council; Child Care Providers Network; College and University Professional Association (CUPA-HR); College & University Public Relations Association of Pennsylvania; The College Board; College Media Advisers; College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA); Colonial States Athletic Conference; Commission for Accelerated Programs; Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE); Commission on Accreditation I Physical Therapy Education; Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA); Community-Campus Partnerships for Health; The Conference Board; Connect2One Buying Group; Consorcio Interamericano de Education Superior; Cooperative Education and Internship Association, Inc.; Cooperative Sourcing to Achieve Reductions in Spending; Council for Adult and Experiential Learning; Council for Advancement and Support of Education; Council for Higher Education Accreditation; Council for Opportunity in Education; Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs; Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences; The Council of Independent Colleges; The Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program (CIC-TEP); Delaware County Chamber of Commerce; Delaware County Convention & Visitors Bureau; Delaware County Historical Society; Delaware County Human Resources Association; Delaware County Press Club; Delaware County Transportation Management Association; Delaware County Women’s Commission; Delaware State Chamber of Commerce; Delaware Valley Career Planners; Delaware Valley Counseling Center Association; Delaware Valley Education Consortium; Delaware Valley Registrars Association; Delaware Valley Security Directors Association; Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society; Delta Mu Delta Honor Society–Kappa Sigma Chapter; Eastern Association of College & University Business Officers; Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (EASFAA); Eastern Association of Colleges & Employers; Eastern College Athletic Conference; Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP); Eastern Technology Council; Education Policy and Leadership Center (EPLC); EDUCAUSE; Fair Labor Association; Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber; Franciscan Federation; Franciscans International; Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Order Sons of Italy in America; Greater Philadelphia Alliance of Colleges & Universities (GPACU); Greater Philadelphia Association of Colleges & Universities; Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce; Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce; Hagley Museum and Library; Higher Education Research Association: Association for the Study of Higher Education; Hospital Fire Marshals’ Association; Inter-American Consortium; International Association of University Presidents — North American Council; International Facility Management Association (IFMA); International Federation of Catholic Universities; International Leadership Association; International Student Athletes Academy, Inc.; Irish American Business Chamber & Network (IABCN); Learning Resources Network; Legatus; Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, Inc.; Mid-Atlantic Association for Employment in Education; Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration; Middle Atlantic College Store Association; Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; Middle States Association of Collegiate Registrars & Officers of Admissions; Middletown Township Business and Professional Association; Midlantic Business Alliance; Modern Language Association; National Academic Advising Association; National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; National Association for Campus Activities; National Association for College Admission Counseling; National Association for Developmental Education; National Association for Women in Catholic Higher Education; National Association of Athletic Development Directors; National Association of College & University Attorneys (NACUA); National Association of College & University Business Officers; National Association of College Stores; National Association of Colleges & Employers; National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics; National Association of Foreign Student Advisors: Association of International Educators; National Association of Foreign Student Advisors: Philadelphia Area Educators Network; National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals; National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities; National Association of Pastoral Musicians; National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators; National Association of Student Personnel Administrators; National Board for Certified Counselors; National Catholic College Admission Association; National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA); National College Learning Center Association; National Collegiate Athletic Association; National Collegiate Athlete Honor Society; National Collegiate Honors Council; National Communication Association (NCA); National Council for Science and the Environment; National Council for Teachers of English; National Fire Protection Association; National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA); National League for Nursing; National Society of Experiential Education; National Strength and Conditioning Association; Network of Colleges for Prevention of Drug/Alcohol Abuse; New England Buying Consortium; New Jersey Association for Institutional Research; North American Society for Sport Management; Northeast Association of Advisors for the Health Professions; Northeast Colleges and Universities Security Association; Northeast Regional Honors Council; Northeastern Association for Institutional Research; Northeastern Modern Language Association; Online Computer Library Center; Online Consortium of Independent Colleges & Universities (OCICU); PA Campus Compact; PA Education Joint Purchasing Council; Partnership for Philanthropic Planning; Pennsylvania Association for Adult & Continuing Education; Pennsylvania Association for Developmental Education (PADE); Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications & Technology; Pennsylvania Association of Catholic College Admissions Officers; Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling; Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers; Pennsylvania Association of Colleges & Teacher Educators; Pennsylvania Association of Colleges & Universities; Pennsylvania Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators; Pennsylvania Catholic Campus Ministry Association; Pennsylvania Child Care Association; The Pennsylvania Environmental Council; Pennsylvania Higher Education Nursing Schools Association; Pennsylvania Intramural and Recreational Sports Association; Pennsylvania Library Association; Pennsylvania Newspaper Association; Philadelphia Area Coalition for Responsible Investment; Philadelphia Area Independent School Business Officers Association; Philadelphia Area Independent School Insurance Group (PAISIG); Philadelphia Association of Catholic Colleges; Philadelphia Consortium of Academic Coordinators of Clinical Education; Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau; Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development; Philadelphia Writing Program Administrators; Regional Nursing Centers Consortium; Rotary Club of Wilmington; Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Tau, Chapter at Large; Small College Counseling Center Association; Society for Human Resource Management; Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics; Southeastern Pennsylvania College Health Nurse Association; SouthEastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE); Southeastern Pennsylvania Deans and Directors Alliance (SEPDDA); Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce; Systems Analysis and Program Alliance; The Springhaven Club; Theatre Communications Group (TCG); Tri-State College Library Consortium; Tuition Exchange; Union League; University Risk Management & Insurance Association; US Communities Government Purchasing Alliance; Used Textbook Association.