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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 St.
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 St.
Springfield, IL 62777
Phone: (866) 262-6663

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

School of Nursing and Health Sciences The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at North Park University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing programs are approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

School of Music National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Dr.
Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Phone: (703) 437-0700
Fax: (703) 437-6312
North Park Theological Seminary The Association of Theological Schools
10 Summit Park Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Phone: (412) 788-6505
Fax: (412) 788-6510