Skip to main content

Athletic Training











Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Website


Program: Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

NKU's Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of February 11, 2020, by the CAATE, 6850 AustinCenter Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.

Center for Simulation Education

Society for Simulation in Healthcare


NKU's Center for Simulation Education







Nursing Programs

The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, postgraduate APRN certificate and Post Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Northern Kentucky University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing  Education (



Nurse Anesthesia Program (NAP)

Occupational Therapy


The entry-level occupational therapy doctoral degree program has applied for accreditation and has been granted Candidacy Status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is

The program must have a preaccreditation review, complete an on-site evaluation, and be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

Radiologic Science

Respiratory Care

Social Work

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)  - Website



Bachelor of Social Work

Master of Social Work



NKU’s BSW & MSW Programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Board of Accreditation.