Accreditation, Affiliations and Licensure

Accreditation and Affiliations

The Higher Learning Commission 

Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: 230 South LaSalle St, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411. (312) 263-0456


Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE)

Colorado Technical University's authorization to award degrees has been granted by the State of Colorado, Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education: 1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 1200, Denver, CO 80204. (303) 866-2723


Project Management Institute (PMI®)

Colorado Technical University has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Colorado Technical University has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. CTU's courses in project management are approved by PMI to count as professional development units (PDUs) for training courses and events.

The following CTU programs are accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC):

  • Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Project Management delivered through Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management delivered through Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus
  • Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Project Management delivered at the applicable ground campuses and Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus
  • Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Information Systems Security delivered at the applicable ground campuses
  • Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Information Technology/Project Management delivered at the applicable ground campuses and Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus
  • Bachelor of Science in Project Management delivered at the applicable ground campuses and Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus


The GAC and PMI logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. For the full list of PMI's legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal Department.

www.pmi.org 


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management and Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Society for Human Resource Management: 1800 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. (800) 283-7476 http://www.shrm.org

Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Colorado Springs Campus are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/

 

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. Established in 1988, ACBSP is a business accrediting organization for all associate, baccalaureate and graduate degree programs. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the Business Administration degree programs meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. www.acbsp.org.

The following CTU Programs are accredited by ACBSP:

  • Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Associate of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (general BSBA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (with concentrations in Business Development, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior and Project Management)
  • Bachelor of Science in Project Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration (general MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration (with concentrations in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Leadership, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Logistics Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Project Management, and Technology Management)
  • Master of Science in Accounting

Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.

National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recognized Colorado Technical University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD). The CTU cyber security curriculum was certified thereby to map to the DHS/NSA cybersecurity knowledge units. This recognition and certification is valid through 2021.

This CAE IA/CD designation is applicable to the following degree programs:

  • Doctor of Computer Science – Information Assurance concentration
  • Master of Science in Computer Science – Computer Systems Security concentration
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy
  • Master of Science in Homeland Security
  • Master of Science in Information Technology – Security Management specialization
  • Master of Science in Management – Information Systems Security concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice– Cybercrime and Security concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security – Computer Systems Security concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security – Information Assurance concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Security specialization

Licensure

Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE)

Colorado Technical University's authorization to award degrees has been granted by the State of Colorado, Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education: 1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 1200, Denver, CO 80204. (303) 866-2723 http://highered.colorado.gov/default.html