College of Health Professions accreditations and approvals
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
The HIM baccalaureate degree, associate degree and master programs are accredited by the CAHIIM. Contact information:
Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
The Health Services Administration Program is a fully certified Undergraduate Member of the
Association of University Programs in Health Administration (www.aupha.org)
Michigan Board of Nursing Approvals
The pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing for classes in Grand Rapids, Great Lakes Bay, Lansing and Warren. The Diploma in Practical Nursing is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing for classes in Warren.
Michigan Board of Nursing
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30004
Lansing, MI 48909
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Davenport University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
Occupational Therapy Accreditation
The entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree at Davenport University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Inc., located at 6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. The telephone number for ACOTE, c/o AOTA, Inc., is 301.652.2682 and the web address is www.acoteonline.org. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this examination, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT Certification Examination or attain state licensure.
The Occupational Therapy program at Davenport University adheres to all ACOTE requirements including timely notifications to ACOTE of changes within the MSOT program and/or Davenport University. The members of the Occupational Therapy Department are responsible for demonstrating honesty, integrity, and ethical conduct in all dealings with ACOTE consistent with policies and procedures for honest and ethical behavior.
For more information about accreditation contact:
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
c/o American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
Web address: www.acoteonline.org
Davenport University is recognized for veterans’ training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance. Davenport University, an independent, nonprofit institution, is chartered by the State of Michigan and is empowered to grant degrees; it is also certified by the State Approval Agency of the Department of Education.
The University is approved by the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service as an institution of higher education for training foreign students.
The University is approved by agencies of the state and federal governments for many programs including Rehabilitation, Work Incentive, etc.
Accreditation credentials are available for review from University officials upon request.