Summary of Recent Actions

August 2018 Actions

Accreditation Extended (via Progress Report)

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science in Regional Planning
Accreditation extended from 12/31/2020 to 12/31/2022
The 2-year extension of accreditation is based on PAB’s findings of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Accreditation Standards. No serious deficiencies.

Morgan State University
Master of City and Regional Planning
Accreditation extended from 12/31/2020 to 12/31/2022
The 2-year extension of accreditation is based on PAB’s findings of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Accreditation Standards. No serious deficiencies.

University of Washington
Master of Urban Planning
Accreditation extended from 12/31/2020 to 12/31/2022
The 2-year extension of accreditation is based on PAB’s findings of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Accreditation Standards. No serious deficiencies.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning
Accreditation extended from 12/31/2020 to 12/31/2022
The 2-year extension of accreditation is based on PAB’s findings of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Accreditation Standards. No serious deficiencies.

University of Minnesota
Master of Urban and Regional Planning
Accreditation extended from 12/31/2020 to 12/31/2022
The 2-year extension of accreditation is based on PAB’s findings of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Accreditation Standards. No serious deficiencies.

History of PAB Actions

Click here (PDF) for a history of actions taken since October 2014.

Useful Documents

Accredited Planning Programs

The list of PAB-accredited planning programs.

Planning Programs Granted Candidacy Status

The list of planning programs seeking accreditation which have been granted Candidacy Status.

Considering Accreditation?

Instructions for becoming an accredited planning program.

Summary of Recent Actions

History of Accredited Programs

This list includes all degree programs currently and previously accredited by the PAB.

2017 Accreditation Standards

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Standards approved March 3, 2017.
Programs submitting Self-Study Reports in 2018 will use the 2017 standards.

PAB Policies and Procedures Manual

(File Download: 518kB)

PAB combined its Accreditation Document with its Policies Manual to form a single new manual: The PAB Policies and Procedures Manual. This new manual contains all the PAB policies and procedures and provides guidance on the accreditation process.

The Value of Accreditation

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How it works and how it benefits students and the public; a brief document developed by regional, national and programmatic accrediting organizations, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

CHEA YouTube Video: Accreditation and Its Value To You

Accreditation Toolkit

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A publication by CHEA designed to provide information on accreditation to students, faculty, presidents, chancellors, and governing boards of higher education institutions.