Graduate Catalog

2012 – 2013

Office of Graduate Studies and Extended Education
McKelvie Hall, 102 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2943
Fax: 610-436-2763

Revised September 2012

Accreditations/Nationally Recognized Programs

West Chester University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, 215-662-5606. Accreditations: Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), American Chemical Society (ACS), American Orff Schulwerk Association (AOSA), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education (CADE), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Council of Social Work Education (CSWE), International Reading Association (IRA), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST), National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC), Organization of American Kodaly Educators (OAKE). West Chester University’s professional education programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to recommend candidates for certification. Recognized Programs: Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).