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Accreditations and Approvals 

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) 

The HIM baccalaureate degree and the associate degree (at Livonia and Online) programs are accredited by the CAHIIM.  Contact information:

   233 N. Michigan Avenue Suite 2150
   Chicago, IL 60601
   (312) 233-1183

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

The Medical Assisting program at Battle Creek (AAS), Saginaw in conjunction with Lansing (AAS), Grand Rapids (Diploma, AAS) locations are accredited by CAAHEP (, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).  Contact information:

   Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
   1361 Park Street
   Clearwater, FL 33756
   (727) 210-2350

Michigan Board of Nursing Approvals

The pre-licensure nursing program is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing for BSN classes in Grand Rapids.  The Diploma in Practical Nursing at the Warren and Midland locations are also approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (completion program), and the Diploma in Practical Nursing programs are each accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).  Contact information:

   ACEN Inc.
   3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 
   Atlanta, Georgia  3032661   

National Accrediting Body (Candidacy)

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
    Atlanta, Georgia 30326

National Accrediting Body (Candidacy)

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Davenport University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite #2400
Chicago, IL 60602
(800) 621-7440

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.

Davenport University is recognized for veterans’ training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance.

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.