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ACCREDITATION AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

Brookfield Campus

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, 800-621-7440, www.ncahlc.org). This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Brookfield Campus of Herzing University are approved by the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Nursing: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Brookfield/Kenosha Campuses is approved by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing (1400 East Washington Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, 608-266-2112, www.dsps.wi.gov/). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Brookfield/Kenosha Campuses is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).  
  4. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  5. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Brookfield Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). The programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  6. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  7. Business Programs: Herzing University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE, 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, 913-631-3009, www.iacbe.org). Herzing University has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education and is eligible to undergo an accreditation review of its business programs. Candidate status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted.
  8. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Herzing University offers several different options for those looking to further their education in the field of Business and Business Management. Each program incorporates the core courses required for successful entry into this field and adds additional courses as required by the level of education the student pursues.

Business Management Program Comparison Chart

Program availability varies by location.

ProgramCreditsMonths
Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Business Management6220
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – No Minor or Concentration12336
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Business Administration12336
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Entrepreneurial Studies12336
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Human Resource Development12336
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – International Business12336
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Marketing12336
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Project Management12336
*Average number of months for students to complete program

Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Business Management

Program availability varies by location.

The Associate degree program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in any sector. Students learn the fundamentals of how business is conducted and the different areas that are required to maintain a successful business. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – No Minor or Concentration

Program availability varies by location.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program will understand how a business functions, how to evaluate and maintain the productivity of a business, and how to manage and motivate the people who work in that organization.This program is designed to be transfer friendly for those with a substantial amount of prior learning. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Business Administration

Program availability varies by location.

This program emphasizes a generalist approach to management education by providing the skills and knowledge for entry-level general management training positions. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivables, business administration, human resources, and hospitality. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Entrepreneurial Studies

Program availability varies by location.

Entrepreneurial Studies graduates will receive the instruction and skills development to start a small business or expand an existing one. This includes creating comprehensive business and marketing plans, leadership of employees, and management of finances. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Human Resource Development

Program availability varies by location.

In addition to the human resources specialization, graduates of this program will have a solid understanding of all aspects of business and will be prepared for entry-level human resources and business-related positions in any sector/industry. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – International Business

Program availability varies by location.

Students graduating with the International Business concentration will gain thorough knowledge of business practices and how to apply them in an international setting. Various foreign business models and cultures will be explored, and graduates should be able to effectively recognize the obstacles and opportunities of conducting business in a global environment. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Marketing

Program availability varies by location.

Students selecting the Marketing concentration will study what prompts consumers to make buying decisions, how to promote products and services to target markets, the questions (and answers) required for creating and launching new products, and more. Graduates will be able to apply this knowledge to a range of industries to suit their interests. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Project Management

Program availability varies by location.

Students selecting the Project Management concentration will develop their analytical and communications skills and learn to identify priorities, isolate specific assignments, and deploy and coordinate resources to accomplish projects on time, on budget and within scope. The core components of this program include managing project teams, managing project risk, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, lean management, and project planning. Download Program Course Sheet

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Students enrolled in a Herzing University bachelor's degree program who are interested in pursuing a master's degree can save time and money with the Herzing University MBA!

  • Dual Enrollment – This program allows current bachelor's degree students the opportunity to exchange up to four courses (12 credits) in their bachelor's degree program with MBA courses.
  • Herzing bachelor's degree students and alumni receive a 15% tuition scholarship on their master's degree courses!

Note: The MBA and Dual Enrollment are not offered at all locations; please check with your local campus for availability.



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