Specialized Accreditation Information
Creighton University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the accrediting agency for the region in which the University is situated. Additionally, the following schools and colleges are fully accredited by the specialized accrediting agencies listed.
College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Social Work is an accredited Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) program preparing professional undergraduate social workers. The CSWE website is http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation.aspx.
The teacher education programs at Creighton University are fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for preparation of elementary, secondary, and special education teachers at the undergraduate level, and for the graduate-level preparation of teachers, school principals and school counselors. The NCATE website is http://www.ncate.org/Accreditation/tabid/100/Default.aspx.
Heider College of Business
The College of Business is an accredited member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - AACSB International (graduate and undergraduate programs). The accounting program has been accredited (Type - A baccalaureate) by the Accounting Accreditation Committee of the Association. The AACSB website is www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/.
College of Nursing
The School of Nursing offers a baccalaureate program and a graduate program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The baccalaureate program also is approved by the State of Nebraska. The CCNE website is http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.
School of Dentistry
The dental education program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Commission's website is http://www.ada.org/117.aspx.
School of Law
The Creighton University School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. The ABA website is http://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_education/resources/accreditation.html.
School of Medicine
The School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), representing the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association. The School of Medicine is an institutional member of the Association of American Medical Colleges. The LCME website is www.lcme.org/overview.htm.
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
The Pharmacy program, accredited by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education, is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The ACPE website is www.acpe-accredit.org.
The program in Occupational Therapy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association Inc. The ACOTE website is http://www.aota.org/en/Education-Careers/Accreditation.aspx.
The program in Physical Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The CAPTE website is www.capteonline.org.
The Emergency Medical Services Education Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The program is also approved by the State of Nebraska. The CoAEMSP website is http://www.coaemsp.org/.