About Union Accreditation
Union is proud to be regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, our Bachelor of Science major in Social work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is also recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselor. There are three types of accreditation: regional, national, and specialized. To find out more, visit the US Department of Education.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
The Bachelor of Science major in Maternal Child Health & the Master of Arts major in Health & Wellness are accredited by the CAHEEP
Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs
The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation
of Counseling Related Educational Programs
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
The Master of Arts degree with a major in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics has been granted candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.
National Board for Certified Counselors
The Master of Arts with a major in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Students who graduate from the program will have met course requirements for national certification as a counselor. They may sit for the national exam while in their final term or after graduation.
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State Authorizations and Exemptions
Union is approved by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to operate an Accredited Institution (IC#: 39222871) through a biennial review process. Additional information may be obtained by contacting California-BPPE at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, California, 95833. Phone: 916.431.6959. bppe.ca.gov
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In 1983 the Florida Commission for Independent Education has authorized Union Institute & University to offer degree programs and to operate a center in Florida. Today, Union’s authorization by the Commission is based on the university’s accredited status: authorization must be renewed each year. The Commission’s authorization extends to all Union B.S. majors (except Child and Adolescent Development, offered only in California); the Master of Arts with a major in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, the Ed.D. and the Ph.D. programs. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Toll-free phone number - 888.224.6684. fldoe.org/cie/
The Ohio Department of Education has authorized all degree programs offered by Union Institute & University. As Union’s home state, the Department also authorizes the university as a degree-granting institution, operating a full campus within the state.