Courses with professional accreditation

Professional accreditation ensures that education programs meet international industry standards.

Accreditation demonstrates our engagement with industry and the value we place on professional recognition.

This section of the website provides information on the accreditation of our programs. For details of individual courses please use the Handbook.

The table below lists organisations that provide accreditation and/or recognition of Western Sydney University courses.

Organisations that provide Accreditation and/or Recognition of Western Sydney University courses
1Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM)
2Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd (AACMA)
3Australian and New Zealand  Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA)
4Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC)
5Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
7Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
8Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)
9Australian Computer Society (ACS)
10Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA)
11Australian Health Practioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
12Australian Health Promotion Association
13Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) 
14Australian Institute of Biology (AIB)
15Australian Institute of Building
16Australian Institute of Building Surveying
17Australian Institute of Export (AIEx)
18Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Incorporated, The (AIFST)
19Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
20Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS)
21Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
22Australian Mathematical Society (Aust MS) Inc.
23Australian Medical Council (AMC) 
24Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA) 
25Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council  (ANMAC)
26Australian Physiotherapy Council
27Australian Property Institute (API) 
28Australian Psychological Society (APS) 
29Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)
30Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
31Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
32Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)
33Australian Society for Microbiology, The (ASM)
34Australian Sonographers Association
35Board of Studies, Teaching and Education (BOSTES)
36Building Professionals Board (BPB)
37Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) (formerly Institute of Chartered Accountants)
38Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA)
39Chinese Medicine Board of Australia 
40Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA)
41CPA Australia
42Design Institute of Australia (DIA) 
43Diversional Therapy Australia 
44Engineers Australia
45Environmental Health Australia (EHA) 
46Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) (formerly Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science)
47Finance and Treasury Association (FTA)
48Financial Planning Association (FPA)
49Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia)
50Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia)
51Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) (formerly National Institute of Accountants)
52International Advertising Association (IAA)
53Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB)
54Media Federation of Australia (MFA)
55Medical Board of Australia
56National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) Ltd.
57New South Wales Association of Chinese Medicine (NSWACM)
58New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services 
59New South Wales Department of Education and Communities
60NSW Fair Trading
61Police Force, NSW
62Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)
63Occupational Therapy Australia (OT)
64Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand)
65Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)
66Podiatry Board of Australia
67Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) 
68Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
69Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)
70Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) 
71Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZOG)
72Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales (RZS of NSW)
73Statistical Society of Australia Inc (SSAI)
74Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) 
75World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT)