Accreditation and Licensure

  • Several of the programs in the College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences are accredited and meet the highest national standards. The college holds the following accreditations:

    • The Clinical Mental Health Program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
    • The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) at the baccalaureate level
    • The Legal Studies Program is approved by the American Bar Association
    • The School of Education is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education  
  • Gannon University holds membership in the following associations:

    • The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
    • American Bar Association – Legal Studies
    • The American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
    • College Entrance Examination Board
    • American Council on Education
    • International Federation of Catholic Universities
    • College Scholarship Service Foundation for Independent Colleges
    • Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities
    • Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators
    • The Association of Gerontology in Higher Education
    • Economics America
    • National Council on Economic Education
    • Pennsylvania Council on Economic Education