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 business programs 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 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, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO. 65102 (573-751-3469) has officially approved the academic standards of Park University for teacher education.

The Associate of Science degree in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing – both the RN-to-BSN completion program and the pre-licensure program – are approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing P.O. Box 656, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656. Further, the Associate degree in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing RN-to-BSN completion programs are 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 Department of Athletic Training is accredited by CAATE, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The program has been placed on probation as of January 14, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. (512-733-9700).

The Department of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

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

Related Information

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