Accreditation and Approval

Concordia University Wisconsin is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Regional accreditation agencies are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit degree granting colleges and universities.  See below for a full list of accredited programs that the University offers. 

Click here to view our 2015 Accreditation Chart. 

Higher Learning Commission Accreditation

Athletic Training - The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, 512-733-9700, www.caate.net

Education Programs - The Education programs are approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 1-800-441-4563, www.dpi.state.wi.us.

Medical Assistant - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org

Nursing Programs - The Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu.

Occupational Therapy Program - The MOT program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 301-652-2682, www.aota.org.

Pharmacy - The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 312-644-3575. www.acpe-accredit.org

Physical Therapy Program - The Physical Therapy Program at Concordia University Wisconsin is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org.

Physician Assistant Studies - The Concordia University Physician Assistant Program has been granted Accreditation-Provisional status from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) www.arc-pa.org

Radiologic Technology - The hospitals with which we collaborate hold the accreditation.   Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology.

Social Work - The Council on Social Work Education, 703-683-8080, www.cswe.org

Student Personnel Administration Program - The SPA program was developed using standards of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), 202-862-1400, www.cas.edu.    

Business - Concordia 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 with concentrations in:
    • Accounting
    • Corporate Communications
    • Environmental Sustainability
    • Finance
    • Health Care Administration
    • Human Resource Management
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Management Information Systems
    • Marketing
    • Public Administration
    • Risk Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in:
    • Business Management
    • Health Care Management
    • Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in:
    • Accounting
    • Actuarial Science
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • General Business
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing