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Accreditation

Accreditation

Students should be aware that there are multiple types of accreditation and that their intended entry into their chosen profession could be impacted by these differences. For example, institutional accreditation means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.

In addition, there are programmatic accreditation bodies which accredit specific programs (as opposed to the institution). Some states require that specific programs, even at regionally accredited institutions like Herzing University, be programmatically accredited as well. The importance of programmatic accreditation can range from a requirement to sit for licensure exams that are mandatory to work in a field to a requirement to sit for a certification exam that is not required for all employment in the field (but may be slightly to strongly preferred by employers, depending on the market) to a symbol of quality with no impact on any certification or licensure (but which may be slightly or strongly preferred by employers, depending on the market). Therefore, Herzing University has not pursued all forms of programmatic accreditation available, as this is a determination on whether the costs and requirements to do so are worth the value to the student in the respective7 marketplaces in the estimation of the University. The student should validate whether the specialized accreditation of a specific program, or lack thereof, is going to fit their career goals for their respective marketplace.

As a result, there is a potential that some states will not permit a student who has completed certain academic programs to become certified, licensed, or sit for a certifying or licensing examination if they graduated from a program that is not programmatically accredited.  Herzing University believes in complete and forthright disclosure for each program we offer, so we clearly identify those programs that are programmatically accredited. If a Herzing University program at a specific campus (or one that is offered online) does not state it has programmatic accreditation in writing, students should assume the program does not have programmatic accreditation. Students should not rely on oral or unofficial confirmation of programmatic accreditation. Students are responsible for understanding the specific requirements for certification, licensing, and for eligibility to sit for a particular licensing examination of the state or locale in which they want to enter or practice their profession. Herzing University makes no representation, unless explicitly written, that students graduating in a particular program qualify for certification, licensing, or eligibility to sit for a licensing examination in a particular state. For further clarification, students should review the specialized program accreditation/approvals stated in the catalog and read and sign the Accreditation Disclosure for their respective campus.

Institutional Accreditation

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South Lasalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60614-1413, www.ncahlc.org, (800) 621-7400.

Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resources
  • Master of Business Administration in Project Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With No Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in Human Resource Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in International Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in Marketing
  • Associate of Science/Applied Science in Accounting
  • Associate of Science/Applied Science in Business Management

Any business program that is not listed above is not currently accredited through the IACBE. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) can be contacted at 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, 1-913-631-3009, www.iacbe.org).

Specialized Program Accreditations, Certifications, and Licensures by Campus

Herzing University also holds programmatic accreditations or approvals for selected programs at selected locations. Not all programs require specialized programmatic accreditation, and some new programs must be in operation for a period of time before specialized accreditation can be obtained. Specialized programmatic accreditation may be required for graduates to be eligible to take some licensure or certification examinations. Unless this catalog specifically and unequivocally states that a particular program at a particular campus (including the Online Campus) is programmatically accredited and qualifies a student for licensing, certification, or to be eligible to sit for a licensing examination, students should conclude the program offered on the campus they are enrolled at is not programmatically accredited. Students should independently investigate the specific licensing requirements for their program in the specific state or locale for which they anticipate seeking employment.

Undergraduate Programs

Akron Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Akron Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-2752 or 877-275-4219, http://scr.ohio.gov). The campus’ Ohio Registration Number is 04-01-1704T. All bachelor degree programs at the campus are approved by the Ohio Board of Regents (25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-6000, www.ohiohighered.org/contact-us).
  3. Associate of Applied Science in Nursing: The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program at the Akron Campus is approved by the State of Ohio Board of Nursing (17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-7410, 614-466-3947, www.nursing.ohio.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 Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program at the Akron Campus is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org).
  4. Medical Assisting Services: The Diploma in Medical Assisting Services program at the Akron Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Consequently, students completing the program are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants, www.aama-ntl.org.
  5. Dental Assisting: Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting and Diploma in Dental Assisting: These programs in dental assisting are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: www.ada.org/coda.

Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the examinations leading to certified dental assistant (CDA®) certification through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).

  1. Medical Laboratory Technician: The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technician program at the Akron Campus is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS, 5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018, 773-714-8880, www.naacls.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the examination for the medical laboratory technician certification offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.
  2. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Akron Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants, www.nala.org. These online 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.
  3. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Applied 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 offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

Atlanta Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Atlanta Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, Georgia, 30084-5305, 770-414-3300, www.gnpec.org).
  3. Nursing: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Atlanta Campus is approved by the Georgia State Board of Nursing (237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia, 31217-3858, 478-207-2440, http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45). 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. Further, the program is a new applicant program pursuing initial accreditation 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/ccne-accreditation). New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have CCNE accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  4. Legal Assisting/Paralegal: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the Atlanta Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the National Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). The Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the Atlanta Campus are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org).
  5. 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 are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  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. 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.

Birmingham Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Birmingham Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (100 North Union Street, P.O. Box 302000, Montgomery, Alabama, 36130-2000, 334-242-1998, www.ache.alabama.gov).
  3. Diploma in Practical Nursing: The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Birmingham Campus is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing (RSA Plaza, 770 Washington Avenue, Suite 250, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104, 334-293-5200, www.abn.alabama.gov). Consequently, graduates of the Practical Nursing program are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) 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 practical nurse. The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Birmingham Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  4. Associate of Science in Nursing—LPN to RN Bridge: The Associate of Science in Nursing—LPN to RN Bridge program at the Birmingham Campus is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing (RSA Plaza, 770 Washington Avenue, Suite 250, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104, 334-293-5200, www.abn.alabama.gov). Consequently, graduates of the LPN to RN associate program 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 Associate of Science in Nursing—LPN to RN Bridge program at the Birmingham Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  5. Paramedic and EMT-Paramedic Programs: The Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic and the Diploma in Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic programs at the Birmingham Campus are accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org).
  6. EMT-Basic and EMT-Advanced Program: The Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician—Basic and the Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician—Advanced do not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org) and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer graduates from a program with specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  7. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Birmingham Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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 this online program. 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.
  8. 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).
  9. 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.
  10. 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.

Brookfield Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. 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. 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.
  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. 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).
  7. 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 Online

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State of Wisconsin Approval: All programs offered through Herzing University Online 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. State Approval Minnesota Residents: Herzing University Online is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
  4. Approvals in Other States for Distance Learning: Herzing University has made a good-faith effort to follow each individual state’s regulations concerning offering distance educational programs in that respective state. Students should investigate and ensure that the program they desire, if offered in a distance/online format, meets the requirements of the profession in their state. Herzing University is not enrolling new students in the following states: Arkansas, District of Columbia, and Wyoming. Not all programs are available in all states. Contact the Online Admissions Office for program availability at onl-info@herzing.edu or 866-508-0748.
  5. Nursing Programs: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing—Bridge program offered by Herzing University Online 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). Applicants should check with their applicable state board of nursing before enrolling in any online nursing program. For additional information, e-mail your questions to states@herzing.edu.
  6. Medical Assisting Services: The Diploma in Medical Assisting Services and the Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services programs offered through Herzing University Online are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  7. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered through Herzing University Online 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). Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management from Herzing University Online 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).
  8. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online from Herzing University Online are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.

Kenosha Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Kenosha 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. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services program at the Kenosha campus is accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  5. 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).
  6. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Kenosha Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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.
  7. 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.
  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.

Madison Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Madison Campus of Herzing University are approved by State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Associate of Science in Nursing: The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Madison Campus is approved by the Wisconsin State Nursing Board (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 Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Madison Campus is accredited with conditions by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org).
  4. Diploma in Practical Nursing: The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Madison Campus is approved by the Wisconsin State Nursing Board (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-PN) 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 licensed practical nurse. The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Madison Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  5. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services and the Diploma in Medical Assisting Services programs at the Madison campus are accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  6. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Madison Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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.
  7. 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).
  8. 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.
  9. 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.

Minneapolis Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Minneapolis Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55108-5265, 651-642-0533, www.ohe.state.mn.us). Herzing University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Registration does not mean that credits earned at the institution can be transferred to all other institutions.
  3. Nursing Program: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Minneapolis campus is approved by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing (2829 University Avenue SE, #200, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414-3253, 612-317-3000, www.mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing). 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 Minneapolis campus 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. Dental Hygiene Programs: Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene: These programs in dental hygiene are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: www.ada.org/coda.

Consequently, graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and the Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene are eligible to sit for the national board dental hygiene exam, jurisprudence exam, and the CRDTS examination, which (upon successful completion) would provide the graduate the opportunity to become a licensed dental hygienist (LDH) in Minnesota.

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene—Bridge: The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) does not accredit degree-completion (bridge) programs such as the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene—Bridge. The bridge program is available only to students who have already graduated from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program with an associate’s degree and hold an active license, as well as being in good standing as a dental hygienist. Students must be a Minnesota resident and maintain Minnesota residency throughout the program. (Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of accreditation on their hiring decisions.)

  1. Dental Assisting Programs: Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting and Diploma in Dental Assisting: These programs in dental assisting are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: www.ada.org/coda.
  2. Occupational Therapy Program: The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-3449, 301-652-AOTA, www.acoteonline.org). Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT certification examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. 

    Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program at the Minneapolis Campus

    Year

    Number of Program Graduates

    Graduation Rate

    % of test takers who passed the NBCOT exam

    2012

    4

    83.30%

    100%

    2013

    12

    85.70%

    100%

     

  3. Medical Assisting Services: The Diploma in Medical Assisting Services program at the Minneapolis Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Consequently, students completing the program are eligible to take the certified medical assistant exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (www.aama-ntl.org).
  4. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Minneapolis Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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.
  5. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Applied 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).
  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. 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.

New Orleans Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: The New Orleans Campus of Herzing University is licensed by the State of Louisiana Board of Regents (1201 North Third Street, Suite 6-200, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802, 225-342-4253, www.regents.louisiana.gov) and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission.
  3. Surgical Technology: The Associate of Science in Surgical Technology program at the New Orleans Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified surgical technologist (CST) examination offered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
  4. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services program and the Diploma in Medical Assisting Services at the New Orleans Campus are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  5. Legal Assisting/Paralegal: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the New Orleans Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the National Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). The Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the New Orleans Campus are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org).
  6. 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).
  7. 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.
  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.

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University are approved by Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (140 North 8th Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508-1359, 402-471-2847, www.ccpe.state.ne).
  3. Therapeutic Massage: The Therapeutic Massage programs at the Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University are approved by the Nebraska Board of Massage Therapy of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Licensure Unit (Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor, P.O. Box 94986, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-4986, 402-471-2115, www.dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certification exams offered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) or the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards  (FSMTB) and meet the educational requirements to apply for licensure as a massage therapist in the State of Nebraska.
  4. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Omaha School are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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.
  5. 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).
  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. 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.

Orlando Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Orlando Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Commission for Independent Education of the Florida Department of Education (325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-0400, 850-245-3200, www.fldoe.org).
  3. Diploma in Practical Nursing: The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Orlando Campus is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.gov). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) 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 licensed practical nurse. The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Orlando Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  4. Associate of Science in Nursing: The Associate of Science in Nursing program and the Associate of Science in Nursing—Bridge to ASN program (renamed from LPN to ASN Bridge program as of May 2014) at the Orlando Campus are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing  (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.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. These programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org).
  5. Bachelor of Science in Nursing: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando Campus is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.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 Orlando Campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6971, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing—Bridge to BSN: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing—Bridge to BSN program (renamed from LPN to BSN Bridge program as of May 2014) at the Orlando Campus is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.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 Orlando Campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6971, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  7. Physical Therapist Assistant. The Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program at the Orlando Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314-1488, 703-706-3245, accreditation@apta.org or www.capteonline.org).
  8. 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).
  9. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Orlando Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.

Toledo Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Toledo Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-2752 or 877-275-4219, http://scr.ohio.gov). The campus’ Ohio Registration Number is 08-09-1874B. All bachelor’s degree programs at the campus are approved by the Ohio Board of Regents (25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-6000, www.ohiohighered.org/contact-us).
  3. Surgical Technology: The Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology program at the Toledo Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified surgical technologist (CST) examination offered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
  4. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Services program at the Toledo Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  5. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Toledo Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online 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. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Applied 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).
  7. 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.
  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.

Graduate Programs

Atlanta Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Atlanta Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, Georgia, 30084-5305, 770-414-3300, www.gnpec.org).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Birmingham Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Birmingham Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (100 North Union Street, P.O. Box 302000, Montgomery, Alabama, 36130-2000, 334-242-1998, www.ache.alabama.gov).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Brookfield Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. 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. 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.
  4. 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 Online

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State of Wisconsin Approval: All programs offered through Herzing University Online 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. Approvals in Other States for Distance Learning: Herzing University has made a good-faith effort to follow each individual state’s regulations concerning offering distance educational programs in that respective state. Students should investigate and ensure that the program they desire, if offered in a distance/online format, meets the requirements of the profession in their state. Herzing University is not enrolling new students in the following states: Arkansas, District of Columbia, and Wyoming. Not all programs are available in all states. Contact the Online Admissions Office for program availability at onl-info@herzing.edu or 866-508-0748.
  4. Nursing programs: The Master of Science in Nursing program offered by Herzing University Online 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). Individuals considering the Master of Science in Nursing program—particularly the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration—should be aware that state requirements for availability of required clinical courses and eligibility to apply for licensure as a family nurse practitioner vary from state to state. Applicants should check with their applicable state board of nursing before enrolling in any graduate nursing program. For additional information, e-mail your questions to states@herzing.edu.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Kenosha Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Kenosha 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. 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.
  4. 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.

Madison Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Madison Campus of Herzing University are approved by State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Accounting: The Master of Business Administration 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.
  4. 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.

New Orleans Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: The New Orleans Campus of Herzing University is licensed by the State of Louisiana Board of Regents (1201 North Third Street, Suite 6-200, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802, 225-342-4253, www.regents.louisiana.gov) and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University are approved by Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (140 North 8th Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508-1359, 402-471-2847, www.ccpe.state.ne).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

State Approvals

Herzing University is authorized to offer undergraduate educational programs in the various states in which it operates by the following state boards, commissions, and departments. Not all programs are available in all states. Students should not confuse permission for Herzing University to operate in a state or educate students from a particular state online with special or programmatic approvals that may be required or preferred to work in a given field in some states. Students should independently investigate and ensure that the program they desire is offered on the campus they intend to enroll in via the desired format and with the potential outcome they desire. Students should rely only on the written information provided in the academic catalog and not on oral or unofficial representations or other documents. The fact that a program is currently offered on a campus does not ensure, nor does Herzing University guarantee, that all courses will always be available on that campus in the specific format the student selected; however, a student will always be provided with a path to completion, despite the potential change in format of course offerings.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the following state approving commissions, boards, offices, and departments.

Alabama

Birmingham Campus

Alabama Commission on Higher Education

100 North Union Street

P. O. Box 302000

Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2000

(334) 242-1998

www.ache.alabama.gov

Alabama Board of Nursing

RSA Plaza

770 Washington Avenue, Suite 250

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

(334)293-5200

www.abn.alabama.gov

Orlando Campus

Commission for Independent Education

Florida Department of Education

325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400

(850) 245-3200

www.fldoe.org

Department of Health

Florida Board of Nursing

4042 Bald Cypress Way

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3252

(850)245-4125

www.floridasnursing.gov

Georgia

Atlanta Campus

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220

Tucker, Georgia 30084-5305

(770) 414-3300

www.gnpec.org

Georgia Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Drive

Macon, Georgia 31217-3858

(478)207-2440

http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45

Louisiana

New Orleans Campus

Herzing University, New Orleans, is licensed by the Louisiana Board of Regents and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission.

State of Louisiana Board of Regents

1201 North Third Street, Suite 6-200

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

(225) 342-4253

www.regents.louisiana.gov

Minnesota

Minneapolis Campus

Herzing University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Registration does not mean that credits earned at the institution can be transferred to all other institutions.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350

St. Paul, Minnesota 55108-5265

(651) 642-0533

www.ohe.state.mn.us

Minnesota Board of Nursing

2829 University Avenue SE, #200

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414-3253

(612)317-3000

www.mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing

Nebraska

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

140 North 8th Street, Suite 300

Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-1359

(402) 471-2847

www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/CCPE/

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Licensure Unit

Nebraska State Office Building

301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor

P.O. Box 94986

Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4986

(402) 471-2115

www.dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth

Ohio

Akron and Toledo Campuses

Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools

Registration #: 04-01-1704T (Akron)

Registration #: 08-09-1874B (Toledo)

30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481

Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414

(614) 466-2752 or (877) 275-4219

http://scr.ohio.gov

Ohio Board of Regents

25 South Front Street

Columbus, OH 43215-3414

(614) 466-6000

www.ohiohighered.org/contact-us

Ohio Board of Nursing (Akron Campus only)

17 South High Street, Suite 400

Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410

(614) 466-3947

www.nursing.ohio.gov

Wisconsin

Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, and Online Campuses

State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board

201 West Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor

P.O. Box 8696

Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8696

(608) 266-1996

www.eab.state.wi.us

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Board of Nursing

1400 East Washington Avenue

Madison, Wisconsin 53703

(608)266-2112

www.dsps.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Chiropractic Examining Board

1400 East Washington Avenue

Madison, Wisconsin 53703

(608)266-2112

www.dsps.wi.gov

Other States (Distance/Online Education)

Herzing University Online has made a good-faith effort to follow each individual state’s regulations concerning offering distance educational programs in that respective state. Students should investigate and ensure that the program they desire, if offered in a distance/online format, meets the requirements of the profession in their state. For additional information, e-mail your questions to states@herzing.edu.

Herzing University is not enrolling new students in the following states:

  • Arkansas
  • District of Columbia
  • Wyoming

Not all programs are available in all states. Contact the Online Admissions Office for program availability at onl-info@herzing.edu  or (866) 508-0748.

Media

Employers Desperately Seeking People with Skills in Electronics

MADISON, WI (September 22, 2014) – If you are looking for a new job or a better career path, a quick search of job listings online will reveal several job skills that are in the highest demand from employers, and one of the biggest demands in the Madison area is for people with electronics skills. Why? Look no further than the explosion of electronics in virtually every aspect of all industries, including entertainment technology, IT, alternative energy production, industrial controls, robotics, biomedical electronics, telecommunications and building technology integration, to name a few. Read full release

Wind Energy Technology Could be the Career for You

MILWAUKEE, WI (February 24, 2014) – Have you ever driven past a field of windmills and wondered who maintains them and keeps them running? It could be you, with an associate degree or diploma in Wind Energy Technology, now available from Herzing University – Online. Read full release

Bachelor’s Degree Just Became More Affordable for NW Ohio Students 

TOLEDO, OH (Jan. 30, 2014) A third local school has joined a regional higher education consortium to help make obtaining a bachelor’s degree more affordable. The presidents of Herzing University – Toledo and Terra State Community College held a signing ceremony to announce the expansion of the P.A.C.E. (Partnership for Affordable College Education) program. The collaboration offers students the best of both worlds: the cost efficiencies of a community college education combined with the career-focused recognition of Herzing University. Northwest State Community College became the first P.A.C.E. program partner last summer. Northwest State President Dr. Thomas Stuckey also attended the signing ceremony. Read full release

Paramedic Programs Earn Accreditation

BIRMINGHAM, AL, (July 2, 2013) – Herzing University – Birmingham recently earned accreditation for its Associate of Science and Diploma in Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic programs, a credential validating the quality of the programs, which will be important to students as they graduate and enter the job market. “We have worked hard since the programs were launched to ensure that we earned accreditation before the first classes graduate, and we are very pleased to have succeeded in this effort.” said Leo Deason, public safety department chair at Herzing University – Birmingham. Read full release

Director of Career Development of Herzing University – Madison Receives Volunteer of the Year Award from Greater Madison Area Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM)

MADISON, WI (June 4, 2013) – Herzing University – Madison announced today that Jeff Westra, director of career development, has been honored with the 2012 Volunteer of the Year award from the Workforce Readiness Committee of the Greater Madison Area Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM). Read full release

Semester in China Offers Enrichment Beyond Language Skills

MILWAUKEE (March 20, 2013) – Many students recognize the tremendous value of learning the Chinese language if they aspire to a career in international business, and there is no better way to learn a language than to be immersed in the culture by living in China for a semester.

Golf Tournament Raises Spirits and Funds for Wounded Warriors

The 2nd annual Virginia Wounded Warrior Program Charity Golf Tournament took place on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Aeropines Golf Club at the NAS Oceana Master Jet Base in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The event, sponsored by the Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education, raised $4,000 for the Wounded Warrior Program.

Members of the VACME work to provide educational opportunities for military members and their families, and Herzing University is proud of its affiliation.

Herzing helps Africans access clean water

Herzing University has partnered with WorldServe International as a sponsor of Kili Climb 2013 to raise funds to provide people in Africa with clean water. Herzing’s contribution came in the form of a significant donation towards Ron Holt’s $25,000 goal, which is enough to cover the cost of a water well that will serve an entire village. Holt was one of 45 outstanding individuals working toward this effort. He started the climb on January 8, 2013, and finally reached the peak of Kilimanjaro on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, proudly holding up a Herzing University banner.

U.S. News Ranks Herzing University #1 Online Program in Wisconsin

MADISON, WI (February 13, 2013) – U.S. News & World Report recently published its ranking of online education programs, and Herzing University was the highest-ranking Wisconsin-based online education program for Best Online Bachelors Programs. Herzing was ranked 80th in the country, followed by UW – Platteville at #85, UW – Milwaukee at #123, UW – Superior at #148 and UW – Green Bay’s ranking was not published.

Health Information Management Program Receives Initial Accreditation

MILWAUKEE (March 5, 2013) – Herzing University Online announced today that it has earned programmatic accreditation for its Associate of Science in Health Information Management degree program from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

 

AKRON, OH, (May 20, 2013) – Herzing University – Akron has just earned accreditation for its Dental Assisting programs from the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation, an important credential for graduates to earn the credentials needed for their careers.

Dental assisting is one of the fastest-growing careers with an increase of 31 percent more jobs expected from 2010 - 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dental assistants play an important and growing role in today’s busy dental offices, working alongside dentists. The dental assistant’s work includes operating dental equipment, sterilizing instruments, taking and processing x-rays, applying cavity-preventing dental sealants to teeth, performing laboratory functions, coordinating treatment plans and providing patient education.  They also frequently schedule and confirm appointments, maintain treatment records, handle patient payments and order supplies, which are important administrative functions in the dental office.

“Our dental assisting students are exceptionally well prepared to succeed in their careers, and we are thrilled to have achieved the accreditation necessary for them to sit for their Certified Dental Assisting exam when they complete their studies,” said David L. LaRue, Campus President, Herzing University – Akron. “As the healthcare industry continues to move toward having dental assistants play an even greater role in providing patient care, we are proud to provide high quality education and training for tomorrow’s dental assisting professionals.”

Herzing University – Akron’s programs in Dental Assisting are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is http://www.ada.org/100.aspx. Upon completion of the Dental Assisting program at Herzing University – Akron, including radiology instruction and application for the Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB) radiology certification, students are eligible to sit for the Certified Dental Assisting (CDA) exam offered by the Dental Assisting National Board (http://www.danb.org/).

To learn more or register for classes, students are encouraged to contact the admissions department of Herzing University – Akron at (330) 724-1600 or toll free at (800) 311-0512 or visit www.herzing.edu/akron.

About Herzing University Akron

Serving the local community since 1970, Herzing University – Akron boasts state-of-the-industry classrooms and labs to provide a real-world, hands-on learning environment, consistent with its “career-focused, convenient, and caring” educational mission. Its 43,000 square-foot facility is specifically designed to prepare students for dynamic careers in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design, and public safety.  Students have the convenient option to take courses either on-campus or online toward their bachelor’s or associate degree or diploma, and can also earn graduate degrees through Herzing University Online.  Information about Herzing University – Akron is available at www.herzing.edu/akron.

 About Herzing University

Herzing University encompasses 11 campuses in eight states, a continuing education division, plus Herzing University Online. Founded in Milwaukee, Wis. in 1965, today the University offers career-focused, convenient, and caring education for master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, diplomas and continuing education in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design, and public safety. Herzing University is the only woman-owned accredited university in the United States and is WBE certified by the National Woman Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC). It also has been recognized as a member of the 2013 GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools” and by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs” nationally for 2013. The University provides education to approximately 6,000 students per year.  Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association; www.ncahlc.org or (800) 621-7440. More information about Herzing University is available at: www.herzing.edu

Helping others gain their independence can be a wonderful career opportunity.

Young or old, we all have a job to do: the job of living. Learning, growing, playing, working, managing our homes, and caring for our families could all be considered some of life's occupations. Unfortunately, physical, emotional, or other challenges often prevent individuals from fully participating in these duties of everyday living.

Disease, injury, mental illness, or developmental problems can make it difficult to do everyday activities independently and safely. Occupational therapy assistants make it possible for people to regain independence and live life to its fullest. By choosing a career in occupational therapy, you will make a difference! You will be able to improve the lives of people of all ages, from newborns to the very old (AOTA, 2010).

Occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) focus on helping people of all ages regain, develop, or master everyday skills in order to live independent, productive, and satisfying lives. Working under the supervision of occupational therapists, the OTA’s ultimate goal is to improve an individual’s quality of life by helping him or her live as independently and safely as possible. As an OTA, you may be asked to:

  • Train individuals in the use of rehab devices, adaptive equipment, wheelchair mobility, orthotics, prosthetics, or adaptive driving
  • Train individuals or caregivers in daily living skills such as eating, dressing, safety, and home management skills
  • Help individuals develop sensory, neuromuscular, cognitive, and motor skills
  • Design and fabricate splints
  • Modify the environment, apply ergonomic principles, and be involved in care coordination and case management
  • Promote education, work, leisure activities, and exercise
  • Monitor and record patient progress
  • Schedule appointments and assist in billing

Occupational therapy assistants work for physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, elder care facilities, home healthcare services, school systems, early intervention programs for infants and toddlers, pediatric units, mental health centers, and government agencies. Students today can look forward to dynamic careers working in multiple settings with individuals of all ages (AOTA, 2010).

A vibrant and growing profession with multiple opportunities for advancement.

Many OTAs advance into administration positions. They may manage a large occupational therapy department in a hospital or act as the director for a specific department such as a hand clinic or dementia unit in a nursing home. Some assistants go on to teach classes in accredited occupational therapy assistant academic programs or lead health risk reduction classes for the elderly. Other occupational therapy assistants work in research.

A rewarding career if you have patience as well as persistence.

Successful occupational therapists know how to encourage individuals through what can sometimes be a slow and frustrating process. Interventions are client-centered and unique to each individual. Occupational therapy assistants use “occupations” that have meaning and value for the client to help improve health, well-being, and quality of life.

A career as an OTA could be right for you if you:

  • Enjoy helping people
  • Are interested in the human body and how it functions
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Are a good problem solver
  • Enjoy working with others
  • Are creative and flexible

View Herzing University Accreditation and Approvals

Helping others gain their independence can be a wonderful career opportunity.

Young or old, we all have a job to do: the job of living. Learning, growing, playing, working, managing our homes, and caring for our families could all be considered some of life's occupations. Unfortunately, physical, emotional, or other challenges often prevent individuals from fully participating in these duties of everyday living.

Disease, injury, mental illness, or developmental problems can make it difficult to do everyday activities independently and safely. Occupational therapy assistants make it possible for people to regain independence and live life to its fullest. By choosing a career in occupational therapy, you will make a difference! You will be able to improve the lives of people of all ages, from newborns to the very old (AOTA, 2010).

Occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) focus on helping people of all ages regain, develop, or master everyday skills in order to live independent, productive, and satisfying lives. Working under the supervision of occupational therapists, the OTA’s ultimate goal is to improve an individual’s quality of life by helping him or her live as independently and safely as possible. As an OTA, you may be asked to:

  • Train individuals in the use of rehab devices, adaptive equipment, wheelchair mobility, orthotics, prosthetics, or adaptive driving
  • Train individuals or caregivers in daily living skills such as eating, dressing, safety, and home management skills
  • Help individuals develop sensory, neuromuscular, cognitive, and motor skills
  • Design and fabricate splints
  • Modify the environment, apply ergonomic principles, and be involved in care coordination and case management
  • Promote education, work, leisure activities, and exercise
  • Monitor and record patient progress
  • Schedule appointments and assist in billing

Occupational therapy assistants work for physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, elder care facilities, home healthcare services, school systems, early intervention programs for infants and toddlers, pediatric units, mental health centers, and government agencies. Students today can look forward to dynamic careers working in multiple settings with individuals of all ages (AOTA, 2010).

A vibrant and growing profession with multiple opportunities for advancement.

Many OTAs advance into administration positions. They may manage a large occupational therapy department in a hospital or act as the director for a specific department such as a hand clinic or dementia unit in a nursing home. Some assistants go on to teach classes in accredited occupational therapy assistant academic programs or lead health risk reduction classes for the elderly. Other occupational therapy assistants work in research.

A rewarding career if you have patience as well as persistence.

Successful occupational therapists know how to encourage individuals through what can sometimes be a slow and frustrating process. Interventions are client-centered and unique to each individual. Occupational therapy assistants use “occupations” that have meaning and value for the client to help improve health, well-being, and quality of life.

A career as an OTA could be right for you if you:

  • Enjoy helping people
  • Are interested in the human body and how it functions
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Are a good problem solver
  • Enjoy working with others
  • Are creative and flexible

View Herzing University Accreditation and Approvals

Minneapolis - Career Programs

Earn a Degree

Earn a bachelor’s or associate degree from more than 50 programs in technology, business, healthcare, design, and public safety.

Our hands-on coursework, individual attention, and experienced faculty provide the support and real-world skills you need to get ahead in today’s competitive job market.

Minneapolis - Undergraduate Programs

C = Program offered at least partially on campus (core courses); O = Program offered fully online

Bachelor of Science Degrees

Accounting O
Business Management With No Concentration O
Business Management With a Concentration in Business Administration O
Business Management With a Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies O
Business Management With a Concentration in Human Resource Development O
Business Management With a Concentration in International Business O
Business Management With a Concentration in Marketing O
Criminal Justice With No Minor or Concentration O
Criminal Justice With a Concentration in Homeland Security O
Dental Hygiene C
Graphic Design With No Declared Concentration O
Graphic Design With a Concentration in Print Design O
Graphic Design With a Concentration in Web Design O
Health Information Management O
Healthcare Management O
Healthcare Management—Dental Hygiene Emphasis O
Homeland Security and Public Safety With No Minor or Concentration O
Information Technology With No Concentration O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Network Management O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Security Technology O
Legal Studies O

Only the Herzing University paralegal programs at New Orleans and Atlanta are approved by the American Bar Association. The Herzing Legal Studies program offered online is not approved by the ABA.

Nursing C
Software Development With No Declared Minor or Concentration O
Software Development With a Concentration in Computer Programming O
Technology Management O

Associate and Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Accounting O
Business Management O
Criminal Justice O
Dental Assisting C
Graphic Design O
Health Information Management O
Healthcare Management O
Information Technology O
Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist O
Legal Studies O

Only the Herzing University paralegal programs at New Orleans and Atlanta are approved by the American Bar Association. The Herzing Legal Studies program offered online is not approved by the ABA.

Medical Office Administration O
Occupational Therapy Assistant C
Software Development O

Diploma and Certificate Programs

Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting O
Dental Assisting C
Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist O
Medical Office Administration O

Flexible Learning Options

Our innovative career programs provide flexible learning options and convenient scheduling to meet busy students wherever they are in life. Attend one of our 11 locations in eight U.S. states, earn your degree online, or take a blended approach. No matter what your educational goal, Herzing University can help you achieve it.


Message from the Academic Dean

Larry DotyThe Faculty and Education Team at the Minneapolis Campus works diligently to not only educate our students in their chosen field, but to also inspire and motivate them toward positive life change. Each faculty member strives to focus on individual student success while working collaboratively to ensure consistency with department and accreditation standards for every student’s education.

Larry Doty
Academic Dean

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