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Accreditation

City University of Seattle is a not-for-profit, accredited institution that has offered post-secondary academic programs in Canada since 1984. City University of Seattle is incorporated in the state of Washington and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, (NWCCU) 8060 165th Ave. NE, Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052. Its business and management programs are accredited with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). CityU has maintained continuous accreditation with the Commission since 1978, earning reaffirmation of accreditation in its last seven-year review in 2018.

The Washington State Board of Education has authorized City University to offer a teacher certification program, as well as counsellor, principal and superintendent certification programs. The University is approved to offer degree programs in the state of Hawaii Department of Education.

Alberta, Canada

CityU programs in Alberta are offered pursuant to the written approval of the Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education effective September 1, 2009, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Minister on an ongoing basis. The Master of Counselling and Master of Education programs are offered with the written approval of the Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education effective November 2013 for the Master of Counselling and January 2014 for the Master of Education in leadership. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).

British Columbia, Canada

The term “university” is used under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education and technology, effective April 11, 2007, and CityU academic programs in BC are offered pursuant to the written approval of the Minister of Advanced Education and Technology having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister on an ongoing basis. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).

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