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Accrediting Agencies and Regulatory Bodies

North Park University is accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission, is regulated to operate in the State of Illinois by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, and has reciprocity agreements with NC-SARA. In addition, many other programs of study at the University have specialized programmatic accreditation, as outlined below. These affiliations help ensure that our programs meet quality and educational standards.

Program of Study

Accrediting Agency

Athletic Training Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2354
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
Phone: (866) 262-6663Illinois 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

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
General Assistance: 1-888-473-4858
Professional Licensing: 1-800-560-6420
Complaint Intake Unit: 1-312-814-6910
Nursing Workforce Center

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