The Department of Communication/Journalism at Shippensburg University is one of only three universities in Pennsylvania to receive accreditation from the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Ship is the only university in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education with ACEJMC accreditation.
Accreditation is a system of voluntary self-assessment and external review of educational institutions and of professional programs offered by those institutions. Accreditation provides an assurance of quality to students, parents, and the public. In the accrediting process, the performance of educational units is measured against national standards.