Accredited institutions must maintain compliance with the standards established by the accrediting organization in regard to institutional operations, institutional mission and purpose, governance, and academic quality, for example. Accredited institutions must participate in periodic self-assessments and review by the accrediting group to be sure high quality is maintained over time.
University of the Ozarks is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools.
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
The Division of Education at University of the Ozarks is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs at the 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.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023
University of the Ozarks has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
Bachelor of Science
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
P.O. Box 3960
Olathe, KS 66063