Accreditation

Central Methodist University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 S. LaSalle St. Suite 7-500, Chicago IL. 60604, phone 800-621-7440

Central Methodist University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, Va. 20190-5248, phone 703-437-0700

CMU programs are accredited by the following:

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)- OTA
720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, Md. 20814-3449
301-652-AOTA

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs(CACREP). - Masters in Clinical Counseling
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510 Alexandria, VA 22314
703-535-5990

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)- Nursing
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001
202-887-6791

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) - Athletic Training
2001 K Street NW, 3rd Floor North, Washington, DC 20006
512-733-9700

Central Methodist University Athletic Training program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) - PTA
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085
703-706-3245, accreditation@apta.org

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Central Methodist University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see http://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNotices/.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 660-248-6640 or email mroemer@centralmethodist.edu.  

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Ill. 60604-1413
Phone: 800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456, Fax: 312-263-7462, info@hlcommission.org

Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education (Subject to Review Only, Per State Statute)
Missouri Department of Higher Education
3515 Amazonas Drive, Jefferson City, Mo. 65109-5717
573-751-2361

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) - Education
PO Box 480, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102
573-751-4212

Pre-licensure nursing education programs available through Central Methodist University are fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
3605 Missouri Boulevard, PO Box 656, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102-0656
573-751-0681

The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships - Dual Credit Program - CMU First Class
PO Box 578, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-593-5205

CMU has affiliations with the following organizations:

American Association of Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA)
2020 Pennsylvania Ave NW #975, Washington, D.C. 20006
202-293-6440 or 1-888-276-1299

American Council on Education (ACE)
One Dupont Circle NW, Washington, D.C. 20036-1193
202-939-9300

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
1133 20th St. N.W. Suite 300, Washington, D.C. 20036
202-296-8400 or Toll-Free: 800-356-6317

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 320, Washington, D.C. 20036
202-466-7230

Independent Colleges and Universities of Missouri
PO Box 1865, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102-1865
573-635-9160

Missouri Colleges Fund
3401 West Truman Boulevard, Suite 202, Jefferson City, Mo. 65109
573-893-3818

University Senate of the United Methodist Church
Division of Higher Education
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
PO Box 340007, Nashville, Tenn. 37203-0007
615-340-7399