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IIT has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) since 1941.

A full report of the self-study and accreditation process for IIT's most recent NCA review is available from the 2006 NCA Accreditation website.

Individual academic programs are also accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the American Bar Association (ABA), the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Counsel of Rehabilitation Education (CORE), the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), and the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Illinois Institute of Technology is also accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  In obtaining this approval, IIT has demonstrated compliance with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is widely recognized as the standard of good practice internationally.  As a result of Authorized Provider accreditation status, IIT is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

Program Accrediting Board Original Accreditation Accreditation Year
Science Education Teaching Cert. ISBE 2003 2010
Mathematics Education Teaching Cert. ISBE 2003 2010
B.S. Aerospace Engineering ABET - EAC 1990 2009
B.S. Architectural Engineering ABET - EAC 2003 2009
B.S. Biomedical Engineering ABET - EAC 2009 2009
B.S. Chemical Engineering ABET - EAC ~1960 2009
B.S. Civil Engineering ABET - EAC ~1960 2009
B.S. Computer Engineering ABET - EAC 1996 2009
B.S. Electrical Engineering ABET - EAC ~1960 2009
B.S. Mechanical Engineering ABET - EAC ~1960 2009
B.S. Computer Science ABET - CAC ~1960 2009
Bachelor of Architecture NAAB 1992 2007
Master of Architecture NAAB 1992 2007
J.D. Law ABA 1936 2007
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology APA 1983 2008
M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling CORE 1976 2010
B.S. Business Administration AACSB 2008 2012
M.B.A. AACSB 1999 2012
M.S. Finance AACSB 1999 2012
M.S. Financial Markets AACSB 1999 2012
M.S. Environmental Management AACSB 1999 2012
M.S. Marketing Communication AACSB 1999 2012
Ph.D. Management Science AACSB 1999 2012