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Achievement and Quality: Higher Education in the Arts

Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools (ACCPAS)

Council of Arts Accrediting Associations (CAAA)

Higher Education Arts Data Services (HEADS)

National Office for Arts Accreditation (NOAA)

 

National Association of Schools of
Art and Design

Welcome to the NASAD web site.

NASAD, founded in 1944, is an organization of schools, colleges, and universities. It has approximately 323 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.

Institutional Membership is gained only through the peer review process of accreditation. Individual Membership is available by application.

NASAD provides information to potential students and parents, consultations, statistical information, professional development; and policy analysis.

NASAD has an extensive publications program.

This web site is intended to provide general assistance regarding the operation of NASAD including the accreditation process. Requests for further information may be directed to the National Office staff. NASAD accepts no responsibility for the content of any information or web site attached to this site.

ADDENDUM TO THE NASAD
HANDBOOK PUBLISHED
April 15, 2014

An Addendum documenting revisions ratified by the Commission on Accreditation in a special vote-by-email procedure in April 2014 is available for use in conjunction with the NASAD Handbook 2013-14.

Click here to be redirected to the Standards/Handbook section of the Web site for access to this addendum.

2015 ANNUAL MEETING

NASAD's 71st Annual Meeting will be held October 15–17, 2015 at the Omni Houston in Houston, Texas.

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Please email questions, problems, and/or concerns to jharbo@arts-accredit.org.

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