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  • Accreditations and National Rankings

    Drexel University – Philadelphia's technological university – is among the top 50 private, non-profit, national doctoral/research universities in the U.S. As a pioneer in the e-Learning industry, Drexel has been offering cutting-edge online programs since 1996. Learn more about Drexel University’s accreditations and national rankings

    Drexel University

    • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
    • Ranked as one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report
    • Ranked among the top ten “Up-and-Coming Schools” by U.S. News & World Report 
    • Winner of the 2010 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education
    • Ranked among the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs" by U.S. News & World Report 
    • Winner of USDLA 21st Century Distance Learning Award
    • Ranked among the “Best Colleges for Veterans” by U.S. News & World Report 
    • Winner of the Bronze Medal at the 2015 International Serious Play Awards - Forensic Healthcare simulation course in the Certificate in Forensic Trends & Issues in Contemporary Healthcare (with Tata Interactive Systems)

    View all of our accredited online degree programs

    College of Arts & Sciences

    • Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)

    View all of our accredited online arts and sciences degrees

    College of Computing & Informatics

    • Accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)
    • Accredited by the Computer Science Accreditation Commission (CSAC)
    • Accredited by the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board (CSAB)
    • Ranked among the "Best Online Graduate Programs" by U.S. News & World Report in Library Science
    • One of the 10 largest Online Graduate Library Science Programs in the country
    • Master's in Library and Information Science is ranked 11th in the nation overall by U.S. News & World Report
      • Specialty in Information Systems ranked 5th in the nation overall
      • Specialty in Digital Librarianship ranked 6th in the nation overall

    View all of our accredited online computing and informatics degrees

    College of Engineering

    • Ranked among the "Best Online Graduate Programs" by U.S. News & World Report in Engineering
    • Master's in Electrical Engineering Online is ranked among the "Top 50 Electrical Engineering Graduate Degree Programs" by U.S. News & World Report
    • The 3rd largest engineering college in the U.S.

    View all of our accredited online engineering degrees

    College of Medicine

    • Accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) of the America Medical Association (AMA) and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
    • National Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
    • One of the largest private medical schools in the country

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    College of Nursing and Health Professions

    • The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BSN) and the Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) at Drexel University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE,) One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-887-6791. These programs and the Post Graduate APRN certificates are also approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. 
    • The Physician Assistant program is accredited by ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
    • Ranked among the “Best Online Graduate Programs” by U.S. News & World Report in Graduate Nursing 
    • One of the 10 largest Online Graduate Nursing Programs in the country
    • Winner of the Bronze Medal at the 2015 International Serious Play Awards - Forensic Healthcare simulation course in the Certificate in Forensic Trends & Issues in Contemporary Healthcare (with Tata Interactive Systems)

    View all of our accredited online nursing degrees

    Goodwin College of Professional Studies

    • Honored by the Association of Continuing Higher Education for more than 50 years of outstanding achievement in the field of adult education

    View all of our accredited online professional studies degrees

    LeBow College of Business

    • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
    • Ranked among the "Best Online Graduate Programs" by U.S. News & World Report in Business Administration

    View all of our accredited online business degrees

    School of Education

    • Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (all teaching certificate programs can be applied nationwide)
    • Ranked among "America's Best Graduate Schools" by U.S. News & World Report

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    School of Public Health

    • The Drexel School of Public Health is the only fully-accredited School of Public Health in the Greater Philadelphia region and one of only two in Pennsylvania 
    • Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
    • Pennsylvania Department of Health

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