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Outreach School


The University of Wyoming, and all UW academic programs, are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. This includes all UW courses, degrees, certificates and endorsements delivered through the Outreach School. The University of Wyoming is a member of the Higher Learning Commission's North Central Association, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456 or (800) 621-7440.

In addition, many individual academic programs are either approved, accredited or hold membership as indicated below.

On the approved list of:

American Bar Association

American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training

Association of American Law Schools

The Registry of Medical Technologists of The American Society of Clinical Pathologists

National Association of Schools of Music

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

American Dietetic Association

Recognized or accredited by:

The International Association for Management Education

American Council on Pharmaceutical Education

American Psychological Association

Council on Social Work Education

Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

National League for Nursing

North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Wyoming State Department of Education

Holds membership in:

The International Association for Management Education

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education

American Association of University Women

American Council of Education

Associated Western Universities, Inc.

Association of American Colleges

Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences

Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S.

National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges

National Association on Accrediting

National League for Nursing Council of Member Agencies of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs

National University Continuing Education Association


Accreditation reports are available upon request in the Office of the Registrar.

The University of Wyoming is a member of, and active participant in, the National Commission on Accrediting, an organization which endeavors to coordinate all accrediting activities.



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