Grantham University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.

DEAC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the public

Licensure

Kansas
Grantham University is approved and legally authorized to provide postsecondary education by the Kansas Board of Regents, the authority by which Grantham confers degrees.

California
Grantham University is registered by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) as an Out of State Institution under the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009.

Grantham University is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. For more information on SARA, visit nc-sara.org.

SARA – the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement – is an agreement between member states, territories and districts of the United States of America. As of July 2019, 49 states (all but California), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have joined SARA.

As an approved SARA institution, Grantham University only needs Kansas Board of Regents approval to offer distance education to students residing in other SARA member states. Grantham University is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents, became a member of SARA in November 2014 and has maintained approval since that time. The Kansas Board of Regents serves as the portal agency for Kansas SARA.

If you have questions about NC-SARA, please email compliance@grantham.edu

The College of Business, Management, and Economics at Grantham 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. For a listing of accredited programs, visit https://iacbe.org/memberpdf/GranthamUniversity.pdf.
IACBE Disclosure of Student Achievement

The Bachelor of Science Electronics Engineering Technology Degree program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The RN to BSN Completion Program and the Master of Science in Nursing Program at Grantham University, located in Lenexa, KS, are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000 www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN to BSN Completion Program and the Master of Science in Nursing Program is initial accreditation for both programs. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding these programs at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

The following are accredited by ACEN:

  • RN-BSN Degree Completion (Bachelor)
  • Master of Science in Nursing
    • ~Case Management (MSN)
    • ~Nursing Education (MSN)
    • ~Nursing Informatics (MSN)
    • ~Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership (MSN)

The RN-BSN Degree Completion in nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing and the four specializations master's degree programs in nursing at Grantham University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The following are accredited by CCNE:

  • RN-BSN Degree Completion (Bachelor)
  • Master of Science in Nursing
    • ~Case Management (MSN)
    • ~Nursing Education (MSN)
    • ~Nursing Informatics (MSN)
    • ~Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership (MSN)

Coursework for Grantham’s of Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management program has been acknowledged to fully align with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Grantham University has been reviewed and approved as a Registered Educational Provider (REP) of the Project Management Institute
 

Affiliations

Grantham University is a member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). The USDLA, a nonprofit organization, was formed in 1987 to promote the development and application of distance learning for education and training.

 

 
Grantham University is an institutional member of The National Association of Institutions for Military Education Services (NAIMES). NAIMES is committed to promoting high quality, pedagogically sound educational opportunities for the military community. NAIMES endorses the ideals of voluntary education and in so doing represents a wide range of colleges and universities.