Accreditations


DeSales University 

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

DeSales University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

MSCHE
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
267.284.5000
Business Programs

ACBSP Global Business Accreditation

Business Programs at DeSales University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Download DeSales ACBSP Self Study (pdf).

ACBSP
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park , KS 66213
PH: (913) 339-9356
 

 

Nursing Programs

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at DeSales University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). 

 

 

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the DeSales University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by DeSales  University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximately date for the next  validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be June 2027. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

 

Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at DeSales University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org

DeSales University has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

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