Metropolitan State University of Denver is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Individual academic programs within the following areas have accreditation or approval from the following agencies:
ART: The Art major for the Bachelor of Fine Arts is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
CHEMISTRY: The Chemistry Department is approved by the American Chemical Society.
COMPUTER SCIENCE: The B.S. in Computer Science is accredited through the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
MUSIC: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
THEATRE: The theatre major for the BA, BFA in Applied Theatre Technology and Design Concentration, and BFA in Music Theatre concentration is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).