Accreditation & Affiliations

Accreditation

Saginaw Valley State University was accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution in 1970. In 1980 the HLC/NCA continued this accreditation and granted accreditation at the master’s degree level. Both accreditations were renewed in 1986, 1994 and 2004. The business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business -AACSB International, the chemistry program by the American Chemical Society , the engineering programs by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology , the education programs by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the nursing program by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( CCNE), the occupational therapy program by the American Council for Occupational Therapy Education (NCOTE), the athletic training education program by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), and the social work program by the Council on Social Work Education . SVSU is an institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music .

Affiliations

Saginaw Valley State University is a member of:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International Accreditation Council
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters
Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
Michigan Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan