Accreditation

Higher Education Accreditation

Hodges University is a university of academic quality. We have received all Accreditations necessary to award degrees in our programs of study. We are also an online accredited university. Below is a list of the detail regarding our accreditations including:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Hodges University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. For questions about the accreditation of the member institution, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500.  All other inquiries regarding Hodges University’s educational programs, admissions requirements, financial aid, etc., should be directed to Hodges University and not to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
Hodges University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
Master of Business Administration
Master of Public Administration
Master of Science in Management
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Management
Associate in Science in Accounting
Associate in Science in Business Administration

 

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
The Associate in Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program at Hodges University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 706-3245; accreditation@apta.org;  www.capteonline.org.

 

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Hodges University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

 

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
Hodges University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which is the only national organization focused exclusively on accreditation and quality assurance. CHEA is located at One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC. https://www.chea.org/

 

Licensure


Hodges University is licensed in accordance with the Florida Statutes Title XLVIII, K-20 Education Code, Ch. 1000-1013. For further information about Hodges University, contact the Department of Education in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Membership

 

Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida (ICUF)
Hodges University is a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF), which is comprised of 31 private colleges and universities, varying in classification from small liberal arts colleges to major research universities.

 

Alliance of Educational Leaders
Hodges University is also a member of the Alliance of Educational Leaders, which is comprised of the chief executive officers of regionally accredited public or private colleges or universities chartered or licensed in the State of Florida and operating in Southwest Florida, and the superintendents of the school systems of Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, and Hendry counties.

 

Council for Higher Education Accreditation