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University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (ncahlc.org). University of Phoenix is a fully accredited university and longtime member of Service Opportunity Colleges (SOC).

The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Foundations of Business, Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business, Master of Business Administration, Master of Management, Doctor of Management and Doctor of Business Administration programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (acbsp.org).

The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting, Associate of Arts with a concentration in Foundations of Business, Bachelor of Science in Business, Master of Business Administration, Master of Management, Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. (acbsp.org)

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu.

The Master of Science in Counseling program in Community Counseling (Phoenix and Tucson campuses) and the Master of Science in Counseling program in Mental Health Counseling (Utah campuses) are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP;cacrep.org).

The University of Phoenix Master of Arts in Education program with options in Elementary Teacher Education and Secondary Teacher Education is pre-accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, from December 20, 2007 to December 20, 2012. For additional information, visit teac.org.

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. Notice is a Commission sanction indicating that an institution is pursuing a course of action that, if continued, could lead it to be out of compliance with one or more Criteria for Accreditation. An institution on Notice remains accredited. At the end of the Notice period, The Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees may remove the sanction, place the institution on Probation if the identified concerns have not been addressed, or take other action. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org


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