Academic Accreditation and Professional Memberships

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an accredited member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Accreditation indicates that the University is recognized and approved by regional and national associations concerned with the quality of higher education, and it assures that study undertaken here has transfer value to other accredited institutions of higher education.

Professional programs at the baccalaureate level also are accredited by the following national associations:

ABET, Inc.
AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Association of Schools of Music
National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education

The following bachelor's degree programs offered through the Division of Online and Continuing Education are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD, (410) 347-7700:
Electronic Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology

The University is also a member of the following associations of higher education:

AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Council on Education
American Society of Allied Health Professions
Association for State Colleges and Universities
Association of University Programs in Health Administration
Association for Continuing Higher Education
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
College Entrance Examination Board
Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences
Massachusetts Association of Colleges of Nursing
National Association of Summer Sessions
National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification
New England Board of Higher Education
North East Consortium of Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts
University Continuing Education Association

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Our Student Support Staff are available to help you with your questions! Email Continuing_Education@uml.edu for assistance, or call for advising at (800) 480-3190 and press 1 to speak with an advisor. See links at the bottom of this page for technical assistance with your online course.

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