Bircham International University professional references


Here is list of recommended professional associations where Bircham International University distance learning degrees may be accepted.


Joining proper associations is the best way to become an updated professional.

Check this list of recommended professional associations.

Contact directly the ones that you select.


Each profession will surely have different entry to practice requirements. Potential students are advised to check prior to enrollment as to whether a Bircham International University distance learning degree will qualify them for the professional status required to practice in any particular jurisdiction.


There are several practice requirement options for a specific profession within the different provinces, states or countries. Some only accept a degree recognized by the Ministry of Education; others accept a distance learning degree legalized by the Hague Apostille Certificate; others will accept qualifications and distance learning degrees endorsed by a professional association like the ones listed here.


Professional practice may depend both on student experience and career, not just on the distance learning degree. In other words, one student may qualify for practice but another may not in spite of the fact that both hold the same distance learning degree from the same university.


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Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the distance learning degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. Bircham International University can not guarantee membership in all instances. Bircham International University does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduate may belong.



Bircham International University professional references



Arts & Humanities - Recommended professional references

AIADS - Association of Independent Art & Design Schools

AIDA - International Association of Law and Art

ASA - American Sociological Association

BSA - British Sociological Association

EAA - European Association of Archaeologists

FAA - Fine Arts Association

HU - Humanities Association

IACA - International Association for Classical Archaeology

IAE - International Association of Educators

IAMCR - International Association for Media and Communication Research

IAPL - International Association for Philosophy and Literature

IASS - International Association for Semiotic Studies

IATEFL - International Association of Teachers of English

ILA - International Law Association

IPA - International Psychohistorical Association

IPSA - International Political Science Association

ISA - International Sociological Association

ISPA - International Society for the Performing Arts

JEA - Journalism Education Association

MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

NAPA - National Association for the Practice of Anthropology

PSA - Philosophy of Science Association

RRA - Religious Research Association

SPJ - Society of Professional Journalists

WHA - World History Association



Business & Media  - Recommended professional references

ABE - Association of Business Executives

BMA - Business Management Association

BMA - Business Marketing Association

CMA - Communications Marketing Association

EBEA - Economics & Business Education Association

FMAI - Financial Management Association International

IAA - International Advertising Association

IACMP - International Association of Career Management Professionals

IAOM - International Association of Management

ICA - International Communication Association

ICC - International Chamber of Commerce

IEA - International Economic Association

IHRA - International Hotel & Restaurant Association

IHRIM - International Association for Human Resources Management

INTECA - International E-commerce Association

IPMA - International Project Management Association

ITMA - Information Technology Management Association

SABE - Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics

TTRA - Travel & Tourism Research Association

WFPH - World Federation of Public Health



Natural Health Sciences  - Recommended professional references

AADP - American Association of Drugless Practitioners

AAIM - American Association of Integrative Medicine

AAMA - American Alternative Medical Association

AANP - American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

AAOM - American Association of Oriental Medicine

AHHA - American Holistic Health Association

AIM - Association for Integrative Medicine

AMEHB - Asociación Médica Española de Homeopatía y Bioterapia

ANMA - American Naturopathic Medical Association

APNT - Association of Physical and Natural Therapists

ASAT - American Society of Alternative Therapists

BCMA - The British Complementary Medicine Association

CAMA - Complementary Alternative Medical Association

COFENAT - Confederación Española de Terapias Naturales y no Convencionales

CPT - Consejo Profesional de Terapeutas

HeSCA - Health Sciences Communications Association

HS - Herb Society

IAHP - International Association of Healthcare Practitioners

IONC - International Organization of Nutritional Consultants

IPTI - Independent Professional Therapists International

NAHA - National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy

NANP - National Association of Nutritional Practitioners

NCCAM - National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

OMMA - Organización Mundial de Medicinas Alternativas



Psychology  - Recommended professional references

AHP - Association for Humanistic Psychology

AIP - Association of Independent Psychotherapist

APS - Association for Psychological Science

ASSC - Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness

ATP - Association for Transpersonal Psychology

BACP - British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

CNS - Cognitive Neuroscience Society

EAIP - European Association for Integrative Psychotherapy

EAP - The European Association for Psychotherapy

EATA - European Association of Transactional Analysis

EHPS - European Health Psychology Society

ETPA - European Transpersonal Psychology Association

FEAP - Federacion Espanola de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas

FIP - Forum of Independent Psychotherapists

IAAP - International Association of Applied Psychology

IAC - International Association of Coaching

IACP - International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy

IACT - International Association of Counselors & Therapist

IATO - International Art Therapy Organization

ICA - International Criminologists Association

ICP - International Council of Psychologists

ISCHP - International Society of Critical Health Psychology

IUPS - International Union of Psychological Science

NACHP - National Association of Counsellors, Hypnoterapists and Psychotherapists

SCEH - Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis

SIOP - Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

SPR - Society for Psychical Research

SPR - Society for Psychophysiological Research

UKCP - United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy



Sciences  - Recommended professional references

AAAS - American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAB - Association of Applied Biologist

AEC - Asociación Española de Científicos

AFOS - Association for the Foundations of Science, Language and Cognition

AIARD - Association for International Agriculture & Rural Development

AMSI - Association of Marine Scientific Industries

EASST - European Association of Science & Technology

ERSA - European Regional Science Association

EUROSCIENCE - European Association for the Promotion of Science & Technology

IABO - International Association for Biological Oceanography

IAMP - International Association of Mathematical Physics

IAPAL - International Association of Programs for Agricultural Leadership

IAPS - International Association for People Environment Studies

IAU - International Astronomical Union

ICSU - International Council for Science

INTECOL - International Association for Ecology

IUPAC - International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry

MA - Mathematical Association



Technology & Engineering  - Recommended professional references

AAAI - Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

AACTE - Asociación para el Avance de la Ciencia y la Tecnología en España

AAEE - Australasian Association for Engineering Education

AECT - Association for Educational Communications and Technology

AEE - Association for Energy Engineers

APINGOI - Asociación Profesional de Ingenieros de Organización Industrial

ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education

ASIBEI - Asociación Iberoamericana de Instituciones de la  Enseñanza de la Ingeniería

BCS - British Computer Society

CNPA - Computer Network Professionals Association

EAIEEIE - European Association for Education in Electrical and Information Engineering

EASST - European Association of Software Science & Technology

EATCS - European Association for Theoretical Computer Science

ENGC - Engineering Council (UK)

ESW - Engineers for a Sustainable World

IAARC - International Association for Automation & Robotics

IACEE - International Association for Continuing Engineering Education

IACES - International Association of Civil Engineering Students

IACIS - International Association for Computer & Information Science

IACIS - International Association for Computer Information Systems

IAENG - International Association of Engineers

IAITAM - International Association of Information Technology Managers

IAMOT - International Association for Management of Technology

IAN - International Association of Nanotechnology

IASA - International Association of Software Architects

IASTED - International Association of Science and Technology for Development

ICA - International Computer Association

ICE - Internet Civil Engineers Network

IEA - International Ergonomics Association

IEE - Institution of Electrical Engineers

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

IEICE - The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

IET - Institution of Engineering and Technology

IFEES -  International Federation of Engineering Education Societies

IGIP - International Society for Engineering Education

IIE - Institute of Industrial Engineers

INTA - International Urban Development Association

INTECA - International E-commerce Association

ITMA - Information Technology Management Association

LACCEI - Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions

SEFI - Societé Européene pour la Formation des Enginieurs

SPE - Society of Petroleum Engineers