The programs listed below are externally certified by specialized secondary accreditation entities. Program descriptions are followed by their current statuses of secondary accreditation and contact information for said agencies.

Education Programs

Contact Information:

Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)
P.O. Box 7511
Fairfax Station, VA 22039
Tel: (301) 276-5106| Email:

Hawaiʻi Teacher Standards Board (HTSB)
650 Iwilei Rd, #201
Honolulu, Hi 96817
Tel: (808) 586-2600

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

As part of its continuing accreditation, the MA program in Counseling Psychology underwent a site visit in Fall of 2020 and was reaccredited through June 2029 by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council, 595 New Loudon Road #265 Latham, New York 12110; Tel: (518) 764-7581; Website: 

School of Nursing

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Baccalaureate Nursing Program is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Telephone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN Certificate programs at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The current accreditation term is 2019-2029.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 887-6791
Fax: (202) 887-8476

College of Business and Economics

The College of Business and Economics (CoBE) is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  In 2016, the AACSB reaffirmed five-year accreditation through AY 2020-2021. The College is currently undergoing an on-site continuous improvement review.

Contact information: 777 South Harbor Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL 33602-5730; Tel: (813) 769-6500; Fax: (813) 769-6559; Website: 

Additional CoBE documentation pertaining to AACSB International accreditation is posted at

Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy

The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (CoP) Doctor of Pharmacy program is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Contact information: ACPE,135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603-4180; Tel: (312) 664-3575; Fax: (312) 664-4652; Website: 

CoP documentation pertaining to ACPE accreditation is posted at

Ka Haka ʻUla o Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani and all of its units are accredited by the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium. Contact information:
WINHEC Head Office, Professor Boni Robertson; Tel: + 61 (0) 7 3382 1413 Ext. 21109;


WINHEC letter of confirmation of accreditation (2010)

English Language Institute

The English Language Institute (ELI) is accredited by the Commission on English Language (CEA). Contact information: CEA 801 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; Tel: (703) 519-2070; Fax: (703)519-2071; Website: