Accreditation

Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (KAN214F), 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL, 60604 (800-621-7440).

The undergraduate and graduate business and public administration programs and the Master of Healthcare Administration program in the School of Business are accredited by ACBSP (the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS, 66213 (913-339-9356). The B.S. in Economics degree is not considered to be a business program and is not accredited by ACBSP.

The State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO, 65102 (573-751-3469) has officially approved the academic standards of Park University for teacher education and other school professional programs.

The pre-licensure Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing P.O. Box 656, Jefferson City, MO, 65102-0656. Further, the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing RN-to-BSN completion programs is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326. Phone (404) 975-5000 Fax (404) 975-5020. The Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing – both the RN-to-BSN completion program and the pre-licensure program – is pursuing initial accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036, (202) 887-6791. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and the Master of Social Work (MSW) are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA, 22314.

The Master of Public Administration Program is pursuing accreditation by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), 1029 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC, 200051029.

Accreditation documents are available for review upon request in the Office of Academic Affairs.

CA BPPE Accreditation

The state of California requires institutions to provide specific completion and placement rate information regarding graduates and their employment. Click here to review the most recent Performance Fact Sheet containing graduation and employment information for each program as calculated based on California requirements. Further graduation and employment information may be available at the school.

Click here for the 2015 Annual Report

State Approvals

List of State Approvals

Related Information

U.S. Department of Education: Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs