Accreditations and Memberships

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our rigorous program standards and institutional achievements. As testament to our dedication, several esteemed education organizations have granted us accreditations and memberships.

We consistently strive to meet and exceed the benchmarks set by these respected bodies, reinforcing Nova Southeastern University’s position as a beacon of quality education. These prestigious affiliations underscore our pursuit of top-tier education, validating our ability to provide amazing curricula and impactful learning experiences for students of all levels.


In addition to our accreditations as a university, Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is accredited by:

  • AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest standard of achievement for business education, earned by fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide.
  • Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).
    Our Master of Public Administration Program is NASPAA-accredited. 


Membership in these esteemed associations enables us to engage in important discourse with other educational leaders and help to shape the future of education.

  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • College Board (CB)
  • Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS)
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities (NAICU)
  • Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and University Business Officers (SACUBO)
  • Southern Regional Education Board's Electronic Campus (SREB)
  • University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UCEA)

NSU Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctoral, and professional degrees. Nova Southeastern University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern 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 (

View all of NSU's accreditations.