Accreditations and Memberships

Accreditation is important for a number of reasons. For students and the faculty, staff and parents of students, accreditation means Henderson State University is reputable and offers degree programs recruiters and employers recognize. For companies and organizations seeking qualified, quality employees, accreditation means the students graduating from Henderson State University have accomplished the highest standard of study in a degree field, effectively preparing them for their careers. It also means students have a better chance at their course credits transferring to other accredited institutions if they decide to pursue an advanced degree, such as a master's or doctorate.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
Phone: 800-621-7440
Fax: 312-263-0456

Henderson State University is officially recognized and authorized by the Higher Learning Commission and has been for more than 75 years. Our individual programs also are accredited by nationally-recognized organizations in those fields.


Specialized Professional Associations

Professional Associations

Institutional Memberships