Accreditations, Approvals & Affiliations

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National American University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission – www.hlcommission.org – 800-621-7440.

In addition, the following National American University programs are separately accredited or approved by national educational and professional associations.

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

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration emphasis Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration emphasis Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Business Administration emphasis Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration emphasis International Business
  • Master of Business Administration emphasis Management
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Management emphasis Criminal Justice Management
  • Master of Management emphasis Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Management emphasis Human Resource Management
  • Master of Management emphasis Proprietary Higher Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis International Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Pre-Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Management
  • Associate of Applied Science in Accounting
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration
  • Associate of Applied Science in Management

The HIT Associate degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Full approval was granted by the South Dakota Board of Nursing for the university’s Online RN to BSN program.

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at National American University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

National American University is approved for veteran’s training and for administering the various educational programs sponsored by state and federal agencies.

National American University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to section 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.

National American University is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, 6 N. Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 2120. Toll free number (800) 974-0203 or (410) 767-3301.

National American University is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

National American University is regulated by: The Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education, 302 W. Washington St., Room E201, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Toll free number: 1-800-227-5695 or (317) 232-1320.

National American University is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes National American University to offer specific degree programs. The HECB may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the HECB does not carry with it an endorsement by the board of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the HECB at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

National American University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).