National Louis University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of six regional institutional accreditors recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Founded in 1895, the Higher Learning Commission accredits public and private degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions serving 19 Midwestern, South-Central and a few Western states, including: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. HLC accredits all degree and certificate programs offered by all divisions of National Louis University, including the College of Professional Studies and Advancement.
Programmatic and Specialized Accreditation
National Louis University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Science in Health Services Administration
- Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Development
- Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership
- Bachelor of Science in Management
- Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
IACBE Annual Report: 2013-14 Annual Report (pdf)
Health and Human Services Programs
National Louis University’s M.S. in Counseling program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).