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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 Music

Welcome to the NASM web site.

NASM, founded in 1924, is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with approximately 647 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.

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

NASM has an extensive publications program.

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

ADDENDUM TO THE NASM
HANDBOOK PUBLISHED
April 15, 2014

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

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

2014 ANNUAL MEETING

The NASM 2014 Annual Meeting will be held November 21 - 25 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Click here to access a comprehensive guide to the 2014 NASM Annual Meeting.

PAY NASM INVOICES ONLINE

Invoices received from NASM can be paid on the Web site without the need to log in. Click here to be redirected to the "Pay Invoice Online" page.

CURRENT NOTICES

Please remember to visit the Current Notices page regularly for new announcements and official notices.

WEBSITE PROBLEMS?

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

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