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Accreditation & Licensure
Accrediting organizations set the academic standards by which their member institutions must comply. This quality assurance process is performed by private membership associations. Colorado Technical University has institutional and programmatic accreditations and state licensure with the following organizations:
Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Colorado Springs Campus are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.
Among the most respected accreditation organizations in the U.S., ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 75 years. For additional information, please visit the ABET website.
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
The business degree programs offered by Colorado Technical University are ACBSP accredited*.
ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business degree programs meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. ACBSP is a specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. Established in 1988, ACBSP is a business accrediting organization for all associate, baccalaureate and graduate degree programs.
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*Please check individual degree program pages to see which business programs are accredited by ACBSP.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
The Master of Science in Nursing degree program at Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center
CTU offers six project management degree programs and concentrations which are Globally Accredited by GAC (The Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs is the accrediting body for PMI). Learn more about CTU's Project Management degree programs and relationship with the Project Management Institute.
Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE)
Colorado Technical University's authorization to award degrees has been granted by the State of Colorado, Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education: 1600 Broadway, Suite 2200 Denver, CO 80202. Main: (303) 862-3001 https://highered.colorado.gov/filing-student-complaint
Students are strongly encouraged to utilize the School’s grievance procedure which can be found in the catalog. The school’s grievance procedure allows for the prompt resolution of grievances. For additional state and accreditor contact information, please click here.