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Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers all initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses offered to Pre-K–12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
Walden’s M.S. in Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP accreditation attests to the quality and relevancy of Walden’s program—a program that helps provide students with the skills and credibility to maximize their impact on the profession. In addition, earning a degree that is CACREP-accredited helps to streamline the licensing application process and provides students with an advantage when applying to doctoral programs.
Walden’s B.S. in Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.), and Ph.D. in Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association that identifies and supports excellence in business education.
Walden’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion program and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of bachelor’s and graduate education programs in preparing effective nurses. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.