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Non-Academic Specialized Accreditation Areas

Non-Academic Specialized Accreditation Areas

A number of non-academic programs (e.g., human research protection, student counseling services, research and compliance) are also eligible for accreditation.  Creighton University's commitment to quality and integrity in individual academic and non-academic programs is evidenced in the number of Creighton's academic and non-academic programs that have successfully achieved specialized accreditation. 

Sustainability at Creighton
Creighton is a member of three organizations, American College and University President's Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Energy Star Partner, Fair Trade Colleges and Universities, and Tree Campus USA.

Health Sciences Continuing Education
Creighton University Health Science Continuing Education is the first university in the nation to received joint accreditation provider status with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Learn more about health sciences continuing education at Creighton.

Human Research Protection Program
The Human Subject Research Program is accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP)

Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP)

Research and Compliance is accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC International), a voluntary accrediting organization that enhances the quality of research, teaching, and testing by promoting humane, responsible animal care and use. It provides advice and independent assessments to participating institutions and accredits those that meet or exceed applicable standards. 

Student Counseling Services, a division of Student Life, is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Service (IACS).

Student Health Services, a division of Student Life, is one of only 16 college health centers in the nation accredited as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Ambulatory healthcare organizations seeking accreditation by AAAHC undergo an extensive self-assessment and on-site survey by AAAHC expert surveyors- physicians, nurses and administrators who are actively involved in ambulatory healthcare.