Accrediting Bodies

North Park University is accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, many other programs of study at the University are accredited by specific bodies, as noted below. These affiliations help ensure the quality and educational standards met by our programs.

Program of Study

Accrediting Agency

North Park University

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604,
(800) 621-7440

Athletic Training

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
6850 Austin Center Blvd. Suite 100
Austin, TX 78731-3184
(512) 733-9700

School of Business and Nonprofit Management

International Assembly for Business Education
P.O. Box 3960
Olathe, KS 66063
Phone: (913) 631-3009
Fax: (913) 631-9154

School of Education

Illinois State Board of Education for Teacher Certification Programs
100 N. 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62777
(866) 262-6663

Illinois Board of Higher Education
431 East Adams, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-1404
Phone: (217) 782-2551
Fax: (217) 782-8548

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

The bachelor of science in nursing (BSN), master of science in nursing (MSN), and post-master’s certificate programs at North Park University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
American Association of Colleges of Nursing

One DuPont Circle, NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 463-6930
Fax: (202) 785-8320

School of Music

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Ste. 21
Reston, VA 20190
Phone: (703) 437-0700
Fax: (703) 437-6312

North Park Theological Seminary

The Association of Theological Schools
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Phone: (412) 788-6505
Fax: (412) 788-6510