Brescia University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Brescia University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Brescia University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Brescia University is licensed to operate as an independent institution in Kentucky by the Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education (CPE). To file a complaint against an institution licensed by CPE, please submit your complaint in writing to Sarah Levy, Director of Postsecondary Licensing, Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601

Brescia University’s Bachelor in Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. This enables Brescia social work majors to attend graduate school in social work at advanced standing, to receive liability insurance through the National Association of Social Workers, and to be eligible to take the state social work licensure exam.

Brescia University Bachelor in Social Work Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Brescia University is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Board of Accreditation.

Accreditation of a baccalaureate or master’s social work program by the Council on Social Work Education’s Board of Accreditation indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer review process.  An accredited program has sufficient resources to meet its mission and goals and the Board of Accreditation has verified that it demonstrates compliance with all sections of the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.

Accreditation applies to all program sites and program delivery methods of an accredited program. Accreditation provides reasonable assurance about the quality of the program and the competence of students graduating from the program. (

All of Brescia University’s Teacher Education programs are accredited by Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board.

Brescia University is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NCSARA).

Brescia University’s Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology program is designed to prepare students for the growing field of speech and communication disorders and to train speech-pathologists to provide a full range of communicative services.The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology {distance education} at Brescia University is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a “preaccreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.


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General Licensure Disclosure: Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

General Licensure Disclosure: Medical Laboratory Science

General Licensure Disclosure: Social Work

General Licensure Disclosure: Speech-Language Pathology