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520 O'Dowd Hall
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4401

GRADUATE ADMISSION SERVICES
(248) 370-2700 Fax: (248) 370-4114
Name
E-mail
Alichev, Svetoslav snaliche@oakland.edu
Carr, Lateacha allums@oakland.edu
Coughlin, Lynn coughlin@oakland.edu
Dotson, Dawn dotson@oakland.edu
VanderWijst-Puzzuoli, Truus vanderwi@oakland.edu

For general application/admission process questions please use the Graduate Admissions Contact Form.

If you have questions regarding your program of interest, please contact the program coordinator/director. 

STUDENT AND FACULTY SERVICES
(248) 370-2700 Fax: (248) 370-3226
Name E-mail
Booker, Danielle drbooker@oakland.edu
Delaney, Julie delaney@oakland.edu
Folken, Lynette folken@oakland.edu
Janssen, Barb janssen@oakland.edu
Khattree, Nidhi nkhattre@oakland.edu
McCoy, Esther emccoy@oakland.edu
Mitchell, Evonne mitchel3@oakland.edu
Rammel, Claire rammel@oakland.edu
Rowley, Katherine kzrowley@oakland.edu
Schott-Baer, Darlene schottba@oakland.edu
Smith, Michelle mcsmith@oakland.edu
Truxton, Sharon truxton@oakland.edu
Tucker, Tina tinatucker@oakland.edu
Zheng, NingNing nfu@oakland.edu


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UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION
Higher Learning Commission of NCA
North Central Association
30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602
Voice: (312) 263-0456 / Fax: (312) 263-7462

• Accreditation - 1966 to present
• Last comprehensive evaluation, 2009
• Next comprehensive evaluation, 2018-2019
• ll programs: B, M, S, D (Bachelor, Master, Specialization, Doctorate)

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Music
NASM (National Association of Schools of Music) – last visit (Fall, 2006), next visit (Fall, 2016)
• Bachelor of Arts in Music
• Bachelor of Music in Music Education
• Bachelor of Music in Performance (Instrumental, Piano, Voice)
• Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Performance (Instrumental, Piano, Voice)
• Master of Music in Conducting (Choral, Instrumental)
• Master of Music in Music Education
• Master of Music in Pedagogy (Piano, Voice)
• Master of Music in Performance (Instrumental, Piano, Voice)
• Graduate and Post-Master's Certificates (Conducting, Music Education, Pedagogy, Performance)
• Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education
• Music Preparatory Division
Theatre
NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre) – last visit (Fall, 2007), next visit (Fall, 2017)
• Bachelor of Arts in Theatre
• Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting
• Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre
• Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Technology
Dance
NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance) – last visit (Fall, 2007), next visit (Fall, 2013)
• Bachelor of Arts in Dance
• Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance
Chemistry
ACS (American Chemical Society) – last visit (Winter, 2009), next visit (Winter, 2014)
Public Administration
NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration) – last visit (Winter, 2008), next visit (To be determined)
Social Work (in candidacy)
CSWE (Council on Social Work Education) - last visit (Fall, 2010), next visit (Fall, 2014)

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Business Accreditation from AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) – last visit (October, 2008), next visit (Fall, 2013)
• Business Program
Accounting Accreditation from AACSB International – last visit (October, 2008), next visit (Fall, 2013)
• Accounting Program

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES
Counseling
CACREP (Council for Accreditations of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) – last visit (Winter, 2010), next visit (Winter, 2018)
• 2001 re-accredited by visit
• 2007 doctoral program accredited
• 2010 re-accredited - visit planned
Educational Leadership
MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Program Reviews
School Principal - Approved
Central Office Adminstrator - state standards are under development
Human Development and Child Studies
MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Program Reviews
• Early Childhood Education (General and Special Education) Endorsement
Autistic Endorsement
Emotional Impaired Endorsement
Learning Disability Endorsement
All teaching endorsements offered are currently approved and will remain valid until changes in the State Standards in any discipline necessitate a new review.
Reading and Language Arts
MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Programs Reviews
• Language Arts (TEAC Review, 2012)
• Reading Specialist (TEAC Review, 2012)
• Reading Teacher (TEAC Review, 2012)
All teaching endorsements offered are currently approved and will remain valid until changes in the State Standards in any discipline necessitate a new review.
Teacher Development and Educational Studies
TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)
Last visit (June, 2007), fully accredited (June, 2008), next visit (Spring, 2013)
Initial Certification
• Undergraduate Elementary Education
• Undergraduate Secondary Education
• MAT in Elementary or Secondary Education
MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Title II Report Card Winter, 2007, Status: Exemplary (68 out of 70 points), Winter, 2008, Status: Exemplary (65 out of 70 points)
• Elementary Education
• Secondary Education
MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Program Reviews
• Art (K-12), Biology (Sec Only), Chemistry (Sec Only), Economics (Sec Only), English (Sec Only), History (Sec Only, Integrated   Science (Elem Only), Language Arts (Elem Only), Mathematics (Elem & Sec), Modern Languages (K-12), Music (K-12), Physics (Sec Only), Political Science (Sec Only), Social Studies (Elem and Sec)
All teaching endorsements offered are currently approved and will remain valid until changes in the State Standards in any discipline necessitate a new review for the corresponding endorsement program
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), last visit (Fall, 2008, next visit (To be determined) for undergraduate programs in:
• Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
CAC (Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET), last visit (Fall, 2005), next visit (Fall, 2011) - will receive results in July, 2012, after ABET Annual Meeting for undergraduate programs in:
• Computer Science
• Information Technology
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
CAPTE (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapist Education) – last visit (Spring, 2010), next visit (Spring, 2020)
• Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy  Program
ASAC (Applied Science Accreditation Commission) of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) – last visit (Summer, 2011), next visit (To be determined)
• Occupational Safety and Health Undergraduate Program

National Wellness Institute (NWI) - last visit (October, 2009). Accredited for 7 years. Students with 2.75 GPA automatically eligible to register as Certified Wellness Practitioners (CWP), next visit (2017)
• Wellness, Health Promotion and Injury Prevention Program
SCHOOL OF NURSING
CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) – last visit (Spring, 2012), next visit (To be determined)
CANAEP (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs) – last visit (Spring, 2012), next visit (Fall, 2017)
• Nurse Anesthetist Master’s Program
 



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