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Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604
800.621.7440 |

Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001
202.887.6791 |

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post graduate APRN certificate program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,

NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation
The Watergate
2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Eighth Floor
Washington, D.C. 20037

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Chamberlain University is accredited by the NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation.

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
3325 Paddocks Parkway, Suite 345, Suwanee, Georgia 30024
770.476.1224 |

The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the Chamberlain University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Chamberlain University.

Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.

Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.

The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website at

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220, Silver Spring, MD 20910
202.789.1050 |

The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH),, Board of Councilors acted at its August 26, 2021, meeting to accredit Chamberlain University's College of Health Professions Master of Public Health (MPH) program for a five-year term. The accreditation term extends until December 31, 2026, pending the program's continued documentation of compliance as required by the Council. The effective date of the program's initial accreditation is December 16, 2019. CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and programs of public health. CEPH assures quality in public health education and training to achieve excellence in practice, research and service, through collaboration with organizational and community partners. For a copy of the final self-study document and/or final accreditation report, contact Dr. Sharonda Wallace, MPH program dean at [email protected].

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
333 John Carlyle Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314
703.683.8080 |

Chamberlain University’s Master of Social Work degree program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Accreditation of a master’s social work program by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer review process. An accredited program has sufficient resources to meet its mission and goals and the Commission on Accreditation has verified that it demonstrates compliance with all sections of the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.

Accreditation applies to all program sites and program delivery methods of an accredited program. Accreditation provides reasonable assurance about the quality of the program and the competence of students graduating from the program.

Documentation of Accreditation & Approvals

Documentation of Chamberlain’s accreditations and approvals is available from the senior director, accreditation and professional regulation, campus president, the program dean/director or at

Bankruptcy Statement

Chamberlain does not have a pending petition in bankruptcy, is not operating as a debtor in possession, has not filed a petition within the preceding five years or has had a petition in bankruptcy filed against it within the preceding five years that resulted in reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.