Accreditation

Waynesburg University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267.384.5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Waynesburg University is also accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333 (717.783.6788). The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Education is to assist the General Assembly, the Governor, the Secretary of Education and Pennsylvania educators in providing for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system in education.

The Education Department is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333 (717.783.6788).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program has full approval status through the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, the master's degree in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice at Waynesburg University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202.887.6791).

The Graduate and Professional Studies programs of Addiction Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP), 1001 North Fairfax St., Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703.535.5990). This specialized accrediting agency, recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, grants accredited status to graduate-level programs in the professional counseling field. This recognition provides assurance to the public and higher education institutions that CACREP is a legitimate accreditor with authority granted by a regulating body who has reviewed the standards, processes, and policies of CACREP. In addition, the Addictions Counseling specialization is approved by the Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB).

Waynesburg University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees at the listed locations are accredited by the IACBE:

Business ProgramLocation(s)
Master of Business Administration in Applied Business Waynesburg, Southpointe, Cranberry, Monroeville
Master of Business Administration in Energy Management Waynesburg, Southpointe, Cranberry, Monroeville
Master of Business Administration in Finance Waynesburg, Southpointe, Cranberry, Monroeville
Master of Business Administration in Health Systems Administration Waynesburg, Southpointe, Cranberry, Monroeville
Master of Business Administration in Human Resources/Leadership Waynesburg, Southpointe, Cranberry, Monroeville
Master of Business Administration in Market Development Waynesburg, Southpointe, Cranberry, Monroeville
Bachelor of Arts in International Business Waynesburg
Bachelor of Science in :
  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Public Accounting
  • Sports Management
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The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3184, (512.733.9700).

The Chemistry Program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

Memberships

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
Waynesburg University is proud to be a member of the Council for Independent Colleges (CIC), which is an association of nonprofit independent colleges and universities that has worked since 1956 to support college and university leadership; advance institutional excellence; and enhance public understanding of private higher education’s contributions to society.