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Since 1977, National University has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The University is also:

  • Accredited by the National Council on the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for educator preparation programs
  • Approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
  • Accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)Approved by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the offering of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
  • Designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE IAE) for the Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance program
  • Approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) for the offering of the Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies, Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies, and Paralegal Specialist Certificates
  • Approved by the Association of Commercial Diving Educators (ACDE) for the offering of the Professional Certificate in Marine Technology
  •  Approved by the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CCADAC) for the offering of the Associate of Science in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling
  • Accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) for the offering of the Master of Public Health
  • Accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) for the offering of the Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia
  • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) for the BS Radiation Therapy program
  • Approved by the Nevada State Board of Education
  • Certified by the Society of Human Resource Management for the Masters of Arts in Human Resource Management
  •  A member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • A member of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (CCAS)
  •  A member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP) through its American Language and Intercultural Studies program

National University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following de- grees are accredited by the IACBE:

• Master of Accountancy
• Master of Arts
   » Human Resources Management
• Master of Business Administration
• Master of Science
   » Organizational Leadership
   » Management Information Systems
• Bachelor of Arts
   » Management
• Bachelor of Business Administration
• Bachelor of Science
   » Accountancy
   » Financial Management
   » Organizational Leadership


National University is a member of the National University System.