Oakland City University (OCU) is accredited by the following agencies:
The Higher Learning Commission
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Indiana Department of Education
OCU is approved for teacher preparation and licensure by the Indiana Department of Education: Division of Professional Standards (formerly called Indiana Professional Standards Board). Click here to view Indiana's Academic Standards.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
The School of Education at Oakland City University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at Oakland City University. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) — OCU School of Education
B.A. Elementary Education (ACEI)
Biology Education (NSTA)
Building Level Administrator (ELCC)
Doctor of Education in Leadership (ELCC)
English Education (NCTE)
Health and PE (NASPE)
Mathematics Education (NCTM)
Social Studies Education (NCSS)
Special Education (CEC)
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
Oakland City 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 are accredited by the IACBE:
- Master of business Administration
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with the following concentrations: Accounting, Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Criminal Justice, Sports Administration
- Associate of Science, Business Administration
- Associate of Science, Accounting
11374 Strang Line Road
Lexena, KS 66215
The Association of Theological Schools
Chapman Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: DMin MDiv. Click here for more information.