Clarkson University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, 215-662-5606.
Clarkson’s undergraduate programs in aeronautical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, mechanical, and software engineering are accredited by ABET, Inc.
The David D. Reh School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The Healthcare Management MBA is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
The undergraduate engineering and management program is accredited by both ABET and AACSB.
The MAT program in the Education Department currently is pursuing accreditation of its educator preparation programs by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Pursuant to §52.21 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the educator preparation programs offered by Clarkson University are considered to be continuously accredited for purposes of meeting the New York State requirement that all such programs maintain continuous accreditation.
The entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
The MS in Physician Assistant Studies program has been granted continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Review Committee on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
The Clarkson University Master of Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association. ACOTE awarded the program a 7-year, full accreditation in August 2017. The next evaluation will be in 2023–2024.
Additionally, the university is accredited by the United States Civil Service Commission, and its curricula are approved by the New York State Board of Regents. All Clarkson degree programs are approved by the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs for the training of veterans and other eligible persons.