About Union Accreditation
Union Institute & University is proud to be institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC is an institutional accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit degree-granting colleges and universities. Institutional accreditation validates the quality of an institution's academic programs at all degree levels. Institutional accreditation also examines the quality of the institution beyond its academic offerings and evaluates the institution as a whole. In addition, a number of Union’s degree programs have specialized accreditation. To find out more about accreditation, 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 Human Lactation Studies 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 and 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.
333.547.0607 | nbcc.org
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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