Accreditation

Campbell University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Campbell University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

For specific accreditation statements and statuses, please read below under the section for each college or school.

Campbell University established its nationally acclaimed College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences in 1986. It was the first new pharmacy program founded in the United States in more than 35 years. Since its inception, Doctor of Pharmacy graduates have maintained a cumulative 98 percent first-time passage rate on the national pharmacy board exams. In addition to the pharmacy program, the College offers a bachelor of science in nursing, undergraduate and graduate degrees in clinical research and pharmaceutical sciences, a master’s degree in public health, and a professional degree in physician assistant practice as well as a Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences’ Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664- 3575; FAX 866/228-2631, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Campbell University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2024. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

The Campbell University Master of Science in Public Health is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (www.ceph.org).

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Campbell University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (910) 893-1720.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Campbell University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The NC Board of Nursing (NCBON) ratified Campbell’s Full Approval status at a Board meeting on May 25, 2018.

 

The Divinity School is accredited by The Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS). The following degree programs are approved: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, and Doctor of Ministry. 

The commission’s contact information is:

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
USA
Phone: (412) 788-6505
Fax: (412) 788-6510
www.ats.edu

The Lundy-Fetterman School of Business undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by and in good standing with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is a global organization that provides specialized accreditation for business degree programs. The ACBSP accreditation review draws from the processes instantiated by Baldrige Performance Excellence Program for continuous improvement. The Campbell Business accreditation applies to business programs offered on the main campus and at the extended campus locations at Fort BraggCamp Lejeune, and the Raleigh Campus.

Business Degree offered by the LFSB, which are currently ACBSP accredited:
  • AA General Business
  • BBA Accounting
  • BBA Management (Former Business Administration, changed the name in fall 2020)
  • BBA Finance
  • BBA Healthcare Management
  • BBA International Business- English (for students with English as their primary language)
  • BBA International Business- Non-English (for students whose primary language is not English)
  • BBA Marketing
  • BBA PGA Golf Management (PGA-GM)
  • BBA Trust and Wealth Management
  • BBA Trust and Wealth Management Pre-Law
  • BS Economics
  • BS Economics Pre-Law
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Trust and Wealth Management (MTWM)
Business Degree offered by the LFSB, which is not currently ACBSP accredited:
  • Master of Accountancy (Macc): The Macc program is a new degree program offered in the LFSB in fall 2019. It became operational in fall 2020. Consistent with the ACBSP Guidelines, the LFSB will apply for accreditation for this major in 2023. 
Business-related programs offered by the College of Arts and Science (CAS), which are not ACBSP accredited:
  • B.A.S. Accounting
  • B.A.S. Management Concentration

We encourage you to review our ACBSP Quality Assurance Report, which includes learning outcome assessment results, strategic planning, and general Business School program information.


PGA Golf Management Program Accreditation

Campbell Business School’s PGA Golf Management program is accredited by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America and is one of only 18 schools in the nation to have a golf management program accredited by the PGA.


Trust & Wealth Management Program Accreditation

Campbell University has the distinction of being registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Graduates of the Trust and Wealth Management Program are eligible to sit for the national CFP® Certification Examinations and earn this most prestigious of all certifications.

The CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification marks are the most recognized financial planning marks in the world. Only 64,000 planners worldwide have met the rigorous education, examination, experience and ethics requirements necessary to call themselves CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals or CFP® practitioners.

The Professional Education Department offers a Bachelor of Science in birth to kindergarten education, educational studies, elementary education, middle grades education, special education, and psychology, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work. The School also offers a Master of School Administration, and M.Ed. in education and interdisciplinary studies. In addition the School offers the professional education component for undergraduate teacher licensure in biology, English, mathematics, music, health and physical education, social studies, Spanish, and Visual Arts. 

Campbell University is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) and is actively pursuing accreditation of its educator preparation programs, under the AAQEP standards, with an anticipated Quality Assurance Review in Fall 2023.

In addition, the Professional Education Department receives a North Carolina Educator Preparation Program (EPP) report card annually – https://www.dpi.nc.gov/educators/educator-preparation/epp-performance.

The Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited through the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), website: https://www.cswe.org/Accreditation.aspx

The Master’s level counseling programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling are both accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,500 alumni, including more than 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh.

The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.

Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM), located in Buies Creek, Lillington, NC, was granted Accreditation status in April 2017 by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). Accreditation status is the highest level of accreditation awarded, and confers all rights and privileges of accreditation. Accreditation status is reviewed within a seven-year survey cycle of self-study and comprehensive on-site evaluation. 

The School of Osteopathic Medicine matriculated its first class on August 5, 2013. Campbell University’s medical school will eventually graduate more than 150 physicians each year, many of whom will practice in rural and underserved regions of the state. Students spend their first two years training in the new medical school at Campbell University’s Leon Levine Hall of Medical Sciences, a state-of-the-art 96,500-square-foot facility on Highway 421 completed in May 2013. Students continue their clinical training in their third and fourth years at regional medical facilities across the state.

Campbell University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) website: www.acgme.org.