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Orlando - Continuing Education - Nurse Refresher Course

Course Name: Nurse Refresher
Contact Hours/CEU's: 224 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Current RN/LPN License
Course Type: Lecture - 98 hours, Lab - 30 hours, Clinical Practicum - 96 Hour
Cost: $2500

Refresher Lecture - Module 1

This course is designed to enhance and provide a review of current theoretical knowledge necessary to prepare the RN/LPN who has been inactive from practice. Nurses seeking to refresh and update nursing knowledge will gain confidence and competency in taking care of clients in various medical settings. Emphasis is placed on physiological-psychosocial needs and the utilization of the nursing process as the framework for critical thinking and problem solving.

A variety of learning opportunities are provided within the classroom and online such as: lecture, readings, study guide assignments, teaching project, online case studies, critical thinking exercises, and health assessment. Emphasis will be on the most current nursing practice and medical treatments, providing the student an opportunity to enhance previously learned content and acquire new knowledge.

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Refresher Skills Lab - Module 1

Coinciding with Lecture will be 30 hours of Skills Lab. The skills lab is designed for the RN/LPN who wishes to refresh their nursing skills in a simulated lab experience. Opportunities are available for hands-on practice and demonstration of physical assessment, dosage calculation and medication administration, catheterization, suctioning, tracheostomy care, tube feedings, wound care and much more.

Skills Lab: TBA

Refresher Clinical Practicum - Module 2

This course is designed to enhance the nurse's ability to return to today's increasingly complex practice setting. This will afford the student the opportunity to learn new trends in nursing practice, changes in the fundamentals of nursing skills and current clinical practice. The RN/LPN refresher student will have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to clients under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor. This course consists of 96 hours of a clinical practicum.

NOTE: Clinical Practicum will be available after the satisfactory completion of Module 1.

Orlando - Career Programs

Earn a Degree

Earn a bachelor’s or associate degree from more than 50 programs in technology, business, healthcare and public safety.

Our hands-on coursework, individual attention, and experienced faculty provide the support and real-world skills you need to get ahead in today’s competitive job market.

Orlando - Undergraduate Programs

C = Program offered at least partially on campus (core courses); O = Program offered fully online

Bachelor of Science Degrees

Accounting O
Business Management With No Concentration O
Business Management With a Concentration in Business Administration O
Business Management With a Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies O
Business Management With a Concentration in Human Resource Development O
Business Management With a Concentration in International Business O
Business Management With a Concentration in Marketing O
Business Management With a Concentration in Project Management O
Health Information Management O
Healthcare Management O
Homeland Security and Public Safety With No Minor or Concentration O
Information Technology With No Concentration O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Network Management O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Security Technology O
Legal Studies O

Only the Herzing University paralegal programs at New Orleans and Atlanta are approved by the American Bar Association. The Herzing Legal Studies program offered online is not approved by the ABA.

Nursing C
Nursing—Bridge to BSN C
Software Development With No Declared Minor or Concentration O
Software Development With a Concentration in Computer Programming O
Technology Management O

Associate and Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Criminal Justice O
Health Information Management O
Information Technology O
Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist O
Nursing C
Nursing—Bridge to ASN C
Physical Therapist Assistant C
Radiologic Technology C
Software Development O

Diploma and Certificate Programs

Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting O
Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist O
Patient Care Technician C
Practical Nursing C

Advance Your Career

Take one of our continuing education non-credit courses and certification programs to improve your job opportunities and performance.

Flexible Learning Options

Our innovative career programs provide flexible learning options and convenient scheduling to meet busy students wherever they are in life. Attend one of our 11 locations in eight U.S. states, earn your degree online, or take a blended approach. No matter what your educational goal, Herzing University can help you achieve it.


Welcome to Herzing University in Orlando!

Pat EdwardsWe are a healthcare-focused campus with disciplines such as Nursing (ASN and BSN), Physical Therapist Assistant, Surgical Technology, Health Information Management, and Clinical Medical Assisting for you to choose from.

Our faculty is deeply committed to our students, and has pledged to excellence within the classroom. Overall, the school's faculty strives to provide a challenging education, often combining classroom instruction, laboratory practice, and clinical or workforce experience.

With the appropriate practical skills, critical and intellectual thinking abilities, knowledge of the world, and a strong sense of personal ethics and civic responsibility, our graduates have ample opportunities to be successful within their career profession.

I invite all prospective students to find out more about our programs through the website or an information session at the campus. Opportunities are available for you to meet the faculty and current students to ask questions about the school and program of interest.

At Herzing Orlando, we define success as preparing our graduates for rewarding careers.

Pat Edwards, MN, RN
Academic Dean

Orlando - Continuing Education - Professional NCLEX-RN remediation course

Course Name: Professional NCLEX-RN Remediation
Contact Hours/CEU's: 204 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: None
Course Type: Classroom: Lecture, Discussion, Practice Questions, Exams, Skills Lab; Clinical: Assigned Medical/Surgical Unit with Preceptor
Cost:  

Course Description

The Florida Board of Nursing has since expanded the Remedial Course for Nurses who have let their license lapse. New graduates from an RN program seeking a review course may also attend. The RN Review/Remediation Course combines both theory and clinical experience to assist the student in applying the nursing process and essential skills to clients experiencing alterations in their health status. The focus of the course will be a review of standard curricula for nursing programs including universal principles of nursing care management, legal and ethical issues, maternal child and pediatric nursing, psychiatric and mental health nursing, pharmacology, adult health and critical care. The course reviews the structure and scoring of the NCLEX-RN as well as suggestions for preparation and test-taking strategies. Clinical emphasis is placed on the management of clients in a medical/surgical acute care setting. This course complies with Florida Board of Nursing approved remedial courses.

  • Evaluative testing will be incorporated to determine strengths and weaknesses.

Learning Objectives:

Didactic:

  1. Utilize the fundamentals of nursing care, with an emphasis on the nursing process, nursing diagnosis, and the nursing care plan.
  2. Identify basic client needs for nutrition, safety, comfort, activity, and rest.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking in the utilization of current nursing evidence to plan and implement care for a diverse population of clients across the health continuum.
  4. Discuss concepts related to the delivery of nursing care for children and their families in a variety of settings, including items on nutrition, pharmacology, and interpersonal relationships during growth and development.
  5. Identify nursing care measures regarding normal and abnormal physiological and psychosocial changes occurring during pregnancy and in childhood.
  6. Describe concepts of nursing care of the childbearing family, including normal events of the childbearing experience, common health problems of mothers and infants, and intrapartal complications.
  7. Discuss the appropriate care of adult clients and their families, including prevention and health promotion, early detection, care management, health maintenance and restoration.
  8. Identify psychosocial aspects of healthcare.
  9. Describe the nurse’s role in providing care to adults experiencing alterations in fluid and electrolyte balance, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, genitourinary, cardiovascular, respiratory, neurosensory, endocrine, and integumentary systems.
  10. Discuss care concepts related to mental health nursing, including principles of therapeutic communication and psychopharmacology.
  11. Analyze pharmacological properties of medication administration, including dosage calculation, principles of medication administration, pharmacological actions, and therapeutic and adverse effects of medications.
  12. Utilize critical thinking skills and the nursing process in setting priorities, delegation, assignment, and leadership.
  13. Demonstrate understanding of general health assessment and physical examination techniques used to evaluate the health status of adults and children.
  14. Utilize critical thinking to examine legal, ethical and cultural problems in nursing care and societal health.
  15. Discuss strategies used when answering NCLEX questions.
  16. Identify ways to prepare for the NCLEX exam.
  17. Describe creative studying strategies that can enhance learning.

Skills Lab:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in performing fundamental, moderate, and advanced skill in the clinical learning lab.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of pharmacological principles and sound nursing judgment through the safe administration of medication.
  3. Demonstrate skill in data collection methods: Interviewing, observation, and physical examination.

Clinical:

  1. Demonstrate safe and appropriate professional nursing behaviors consistent with legal and ethical standards and nursing scope of practice.
  2. Utilize appropriate and effective communication skills with clients, families, and staff.
  3. Utilize critical thinking and nursing knowledge to plan nursing care.
  4. Demonstrate competence in the professional nursing role, providing optimal care to clients with increasingly complex medical-surgical self-care deficits across health care settings.
  5. Evaluate response of the patient to nursing care using specific, measurable outcomes.
  6. Assume responsibility for professional growth and development by establishing a working contract with a clinical preceptor in a selected practice area.
  7. Communicate in a caring, accurate, effective, and timely manner with adult clients, their significant others, and members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Grading

The course will be graded on a pass/fail basis (based on 76% as the minimum passing grade.

Scholarships and Grants

Herzing Scholarships

Be sure to review the full list of scholarships, including the State Grants and Federal Grants that appear after the Herzing University scholarship section.

Academic Award

 General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

In order to qualify for the Academic Award, students must have a GPA in the upper 5% of the student body at their individual campus. Students need to have completed 24 semester credit hours or successfully completed their 1st payment period if they are enrolled in a clock hour program. The student must be currently enrolled in at least 12 credit hours or be enrolled in the clock hour program in the semester the award it disbursed. The student is not eligible for the award if they withdraw prior to the disbursement.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students will receive an award of $150 per eligible semester. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary. This is an automatic award determine by the Registration and Educational Funding Departments. Students will be notified if they are eligible.

Academic Persistence Award

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Academic Persistence Award is available to students who initially enroll at Herzing University in a diploma, associate’s, or bachelor’s degree program and continue through to completion of a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis with no interruption in their education. Transfer students must complete 75% of the credits required for the completion of their bachelor’s degree at Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $500 tuition credit is applied during the student’s last semester of study. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and need to be submitted prior to the student’s last semester of study at Herzing University.

Adult Learner Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must receive 2 written recommendations from employers or educators, and submit a qualifying essay of 150-300 words. The essay must pertain to why they are pursuing their field of study and why they chose Herzing University. Students must also maintain a full-time course load of 12 credit hours or be full-time in their clock hour program and students must also meet satisfactory progress during the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

The award is for $500 per semester or payment period not to exceed 2 semesters or payment periods for a maximum of $1,000. Only 1 scholarship is available at each campus per semester. The scholarship committee at each campus will determine the recipient.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and must be returned to that department no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the first qualifying semester. Students who miss the deadline may submit an application prior to the start of their 2nd semester or payment period, but will not be eligible for the scholarship after that point.

Badge to Grad

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be employed in a profession public safety profession. Please see the following website for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements: http://lawenforcement.herzing.edu/

Community and Technical College Partnership

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses except for  Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

This scholarship is available to graduates and employees of community or technical colleges that are partnered with Herzing University in a formal transfer facilitation agreement. Recipients must be enrolling into a bachelor’s degree program at Herzing University. Graduates from the community or technical college must have completed an associate’s degree before transferring to Herzing University. Please review the list of participating colleges.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for either a 10% or $500 scholarship depending on the college agreement. The scholarship will be granted during the last semester of study at Herzing University along with a scholarship to cover the cost of their enrollment fee. For a list of partnering colleges and for scholarship amounts, please speak to the Educational Funding Department. No limit to number of students awarded. 

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and must be returned prior to starting the last semester of study at Herzing.

Dare to Care Nursing Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be enrolled in a nursing program and be willing to volunteer 10 hours per semester for 2 semesters. Along with having the willingness to volunteer, students must be willing to write an essay on what they learned in their volunteerism efforts.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Recipients and amounts are selected by the scholarship committee at each campus. Scholarships are awarded until the financial allocation of each campus is reached. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Procedures and How to Apply

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Financial Responsibility Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need 

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Financial Responsibility Grant is awarded to any students who limit their student loan borrowing and contribute cash payments toward tuition expenses. Students cannot borrow excess student loans or take out more financial aid than the difference between their tuition expenses and their cash payment amounts for the duration of their program. Students must also maintain enrollment in their program of study without interruption in order to be eligible.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students must fill out a FAFSA to qualify for an EFC range other than Tier 4. If a student does not complete a FAFSA, they will automatically fall within the 4th Tier.

Tier

EFC Range (Estimated Family Contribution)

Cash Matching Percentage

Maximum Matching Amount

1

0-1500

100%

$1000.00

2

1501-3000

75%

$1000.00

3

3001-4500

50%

$1000.00

4

4501+

25%

$1000.00

  • Students must make on time payments according to predetermined payment plan.
  • Cash payments are defined as personal or employer payments to the school in the form of cash, money order, personal check, credit card, debit card, or certified check.
  • This grant is only good for matching payment applied to tuition after 9/1/2009.
  • Disbursements will occur in the final month of the student’s final semester of school and only if the student is on track to graduate. All predetermined payment plans must be fulfilled by the disbursement date.
  • Students who had received excess previously, but stopped receiving excess funds as of 1/1/2010 will be eligible under the new conditions of the scholarship.
  • If students re-enroll into an additional degree program at Herzing, the student is eligible for the disbursement if the student adheres to all requirements above as decided upon the campus.

No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and students will be informed of the amount of their scholarship.

H.E.L.P. Scholarships

Employers have the opportunity to partner with Herzing University in order to provide special discounts and benefits for their employees who wish to earn a Herzing University degree. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding general qualifications, eligibility, criteria for selection, award amounts, and application requirements.

2014 Kick Start Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Atlanta, Birmingham, Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Omaha, Online, & Orlando campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Employees and immediate family members of new Herzing Enterprise Learning Program member organizations are eligible for the Kick Start scholarship when they enroll and start their program between January-June of 2014.  Students are not allowed to receive excess loan funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Full time students are eligible for a maximum of $1500 and would be paid over 3 semesters.  Part time students are eligible for a maximum of $1000 paid over 3 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

MTMI Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Atlanta, Birmingham, Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Omaha, Online, & Orlando campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Clients of MTMI (Medical Technology Management Institute: http://www.mtmi.net/) are eligible for the MTMI Scholarship.  Students are not allowed to take excess loan funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a $500 one time scholarship.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

Henry G. Herzing Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is based on student’s financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be a current high school graduates who commence full-time studies at Herzing University in the same year they graduate from high school. Students must also receive recommendations from 2 references of their high school teaching or counseling staff. Lastly, students must submit a qualifying essay of 150-300 words as to why they are pursuing the field of study being applied for and why they chose Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $500 scholarship will be awarded up to 4 semesters. One award applicant is chosen each year per campus. The scholarship committee at each campus selects the recipient.

Procedures and How to Apply

High school seniors can obtain an application from the admissions department. The deadline to submit the application, references, and essay is April 15th. Scholarship winners will be notified by May 15th.

Henry G. Herzing Scholarship for Severely Injured Service Members

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is based on student’s financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Wounded service members, spouses, and dependents of qualifying wounded service members are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  Documentation provided must have a 20% or greater service-connected disability rating and an employment handicap according to the Department of Veteran Affairs.  Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher, agree not to take excess loan funds, and demonstrate financial need.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

12 candidates will be chosen each year by the scholarship committee.  Students are eligible to receive $1,000 per award year and the scholarship will be awarded on the last day of the semester.  Students are encouraged to reapply each year to qualify for additional scholarship funds.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available through the Educational Funding Department.

Alumni Back to School Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

This scholarship is available to Herzing re-enroll students starting their new program through the end of 2014. Students are not eligible to receive excess funds if they receive this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A scholarship of $500 will be applied on the last day of the semester as a 1-time scholarship.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Alumni Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Madison, Online, New Orleans, and Minneapolis campus
  • Undergraduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection: Madison, Online, and New Orleans

2014 starts that have previously earned an undergraduate degree at Herzing and are enrolling into a new undergraduate program are eligible for the Alumni Scholarship.  Students must maintain a 3.0 in the first semester of their enrollment in order to maintain eligibility for the second semester.  Students may not borrow excess funds while receiving this scholarship.  This scholarship begins for the Online campus with the 7/7/2014 start.

Amount and Criteria for Determination: Madison, Online, and New Orleans

Students are eligible for up to a $1,250 award per semester for a maximum of 2 semesters.  Scholarships will be applied on the last day of the semester.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection: Minneapolis

Students, who have graduated from Herzing in the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program and re-enroll into the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Program, may be eligible to the Alumni scholarship.  Students must be at least half time and re-enroll into the Bachelor’s program between September and December 2014. 

Amount and Criteria for Determination: Minneapolis

Students may be eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship split between the first two semesters the student is enrolled in the Bachelor’s program.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Audit Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who wish to audit courses will be given a scholarship in the amount of the tuition charged to them for attending that class.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A scholarship will be applied to cover 100% of the tuition and fees billed to them for the audited course.

Procedures and How to Apply

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding application requirements and how to apply.

Continuing Education Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who initially enroll into a continuing education program and then go on to enroll in a degree-seeking program may be eligible for the Continuing Education Scholarship.  Enrollment into that new program must be considered full-time and students must maintain continuous enrollment in the program in order to be eligible.  Students who took remedial/developmental courses and went on to a degree-seeking program are not eligible along with students who initially enrolled into the English as a Second Language continuing education program.  Students may not borrow excess funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Eligibility for the scholarship will occur during enrollment in the degree-seeking program.  The amount the student paid for the continuing education program will be the amount of the scholarship applied.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

High School Transition Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

High school student or recent high school graduates interested in enrolling at Herzing in a degree-seeking program are eligible to take one course prior to enrolling.  Students must also pass the Wonderlic test or score a 17 or higher on the ACT/1250 on SAT.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship to cover the tuition and fees associated with the course.  The course the student is eligible to take is determined by the campus.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Application may be necessary as determined by the campus.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Employee Dependent Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Full-time employees in good standing who have a minimum of one-year of service to Herzing University are eligible for their qualifying spouses, dependents, and relatives to receive a scholarship. The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Undergraduate spouses and dependent children over 18 (natural or adopted) are eligible for a maximum 90% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. Undergraduate qualifying relatives are eligible for a maximum 50% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. All students are required to pay the cost of books and fees.

Graduate spouses, dependent children, and qualified relatives are eligible for a maximum 20% tuition reduction for qualifying programs.

The Herzing University employee must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding program eligibility and scholarship amounts.

Procedures and How to Apply

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager regarding procedures and applications.

Employee Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Full-time employees in good standing who have a minimum of one-year service to Herzing University are eligible for a scholarship to cover their tuition expenses. The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Employees are eligible for a maximum 100% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. All employees are required to pay the cost of books and fees.

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding program eligibility and scholarship amounts.

Procedures and How to Apply

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager regarding procedures and applications.

Graduate Referral EF Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

New students starting at Herzing University are eligible for a referral scholarship. The new student must present a referral card from a member of the Alumni Herzing 500 Program.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

New students are eligible for a $50 scholarship. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

There is no application needed; however, the new student must be referred by a member of the Herzing 500 program and present the referral card as documentation. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

High School Merit Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

High school seniors whose Herzing University entrance scores are in the upper one-tenth of the scores of students accepted by Herzing University in the prior year at the campus at which the student is applying may be eligible for the High School Merit scholarship. The student must be enrolling as a full-time student in the same year he or she graduates from high school.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $250 scholarship will be awarded for the first two semesters or payment periods of the student’s attendance at Herzing University for a total award of $500. One student per campus is awarded the scholarship per year as determined by the scholarship committee at each campus.

Procedures and How to Apply

An application can be obtained from the Admissions or Educational Funding Department and must be returned to either of those departments. The application must be submitted by August 1st of the year in which the student graduates high school. Students will be notified of the results within 2 weeks of making application for the scholarship, but not prior to January 15th of their year of graduation.

International Agreement Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

International students attending Herzing University are eligible for the International Agreement Grant. Students must be attending through a qualifying partnership agreement between their home country’s school or agency and Herzing University.

Current Partnerships:

  • Horizon (Sri Lanka)
  • China- Atlanta campus only 
  • MSN Au Pairs- Madison campus only
  • Herzing College- Online campus only

Amount and Criteria for Determination

  • Horizon (Sri Lanka): Undergraduate program tuition will be reduced to $129 USD per credit. Graduate program tuition will be reduced to $216 per credit. No limit to number of students awarded.
  • China: Students are eligible to receive $500/semester for 5 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.
  • MSN  Au Pairs:  Student are eligible to receive a scholarship to reduce tuition to $75 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.
  • Herzing College:  Students are eligible to receive a scholarship to reduce tuition to $115 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. This scholarship is awarded automatically with partnership agreement.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding the partnership agreements.

Quality Assurance Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

A Herzing University student may retake a course that he or she is dissatisfied with at no additional charge for tuition, provided that the student completed and passed the course with a “C” or better, demonstrated compliance with the stated attendance policy for the course in question, is not in default on his or her student loan(s), and is in good financial standing with Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A student is eligible for a scholarship equal to the amount of the tuition charges for the class(es) retaken. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and how to apply

No application necessary. Students simply must initiate the scheduling of a retake course and the scholarship is applied automatically.

Military Appreciation Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Military Appreciation Grant may be awarded to veterans, active duty military service members, and spouses/dependents of active duty service members.  Please see the following link for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements: http://www.herzing.edu/tuition-financial-aid/types-financial-aid/military-veteran-benefits

MBA Alumni Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Graduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The MBA Alumni Scholarship is offered to graduates of Herzing University desiring to pursue a Master’s degree level program with the university.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students will receive a scholarship up to approximately 15% off the cost of their semester tuition charges. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding scholarship amounts. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.

Montana Workforce Development Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who can obtain a voucher from the Montana Workforce Development office are eligible for the Montana Workforce Development Scholarship.  Students may not take out excess funds if receiving this scholarship (Exceptions may be made for students enrolled in the Masters of Science in Nursing program). 

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligibility for up to a 20% reduction in tuition.  Students enrolled in the Medical Assisting and Diploma in Medical Assisting Services degree programs are eligible for a reduction in tuition to $383 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is needed; however, a voucher from the Montana Workforce Development is needed.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Nursing Programmatic Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be enrolled in the Nursing Bridge (RN to BSN) or the Master of Science in Nursing program at the Online campus.  Please see the following website for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements:  http://corp.herzing.edu/nursingscholarship/

Orlando Nursing Programmatic Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Orlando campus only
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando campus are eligible for a scholarship disbursed in the student’s final 3 semesters of enrollment prior to graduation. Students must maintain a full-time course schedule in each semester. Students are not allowed receive this scholarship retroactively for any semester prior to Spring 2013.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship of $1,800 for 3 semesters for a total award of $5,400. Disbursements will occur in the last month of each semester. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. The scholarship will be automatically disbursed in the last 3 semesters of the student’s enrollment.

Out of School Balance Forgiveness Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who wish to re-enter Herzing University  that owe a balance to school may be eligible for the Out of School Balance Forgiveness scholarship. Students are required to complete their 1st semester of their new program before becoming eligible for the scholarship. Balances caused from fraudulent account activity are not eligible to be forgiven. Students who were initially dismissed due to Satisfactory Academic Progress must first appeal their dismissal in order to become eligible for re-entry into the university.  Determination of student eligibility is up to the discretion of the campus.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students with a balance of $1,500 or under are eligible for a scholarship up to the full balance. Students will balances of $1,501 or more will be eligible for a scholarship of up to $1,500. No limit to number of students awarded; however, students who withdraw and re-enter are only eligible to receive the scholarship one time. The scholarship must be approved by the Director of Educational Funding at each campus to which the balance is owed.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Inaugural Class Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students new to Herzing entering into a recently launched program may be eligible for the Inaugural Class Scholarship.  Undergraduate students are required to maintain a 2.0 GPA and Graduates need to maintain a 3.0 in order to receive the second disbursement of the scholarship.  Students must maintain continuous enrollment in the eligible program.  Students are not eligible to receive excess funds while receiving this scholarship.  Not all programs qualify.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department to determine program eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Full time students may be eligible for up to a $2,000 scholarship and part time students may be eligible for up to a $1000 scholarship split between 2 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding program eligibility. 

Institutional Scholarship for Completion of Second Degree/Major

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students enrolled in their second bachelor’s degree program are eligible to receive an institutional scholarship for a course of their choice during their final semester of study at Herzing University. The student must have completed their first bachelor’s degree at Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Amount of scholarship varies based on the course the student chooses to waive. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more details on the amount of the scholarship. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Menomonee Falls Community Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must live or work in Menomonee Falls, WI. Students must also meet the minimum score on required entrance evaluations, have or be able to obtain proof of high school graduation or GED/HSED, or be a high school student in good standing with a graduation date before June 30 of the appropriate year. Students must also be attending full-time and be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) during the semesters for which the scholarship is awarded. Students must not borrow excess funding in order to receive the scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship divided equally between 2 semesters. Only 20 scholarships are available in total. Selection for the Menomonee Falls Community Scholarship will be determined by the Scholarship Committee at the Online campus.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary, but the student must provide proof of residency or employment. Students can turn in documentation to the Educational Funding Department at the Online campus

Pass/Fail Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who must retake previously passed courses as a requirement of their academic plan may be eligible for the Pass/Fail Scholarship.  Typically this occurs when a student fails a certain course that requires them to retake a previously passed course.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of the tuition and fee charges for the retake class. The Student Academic Progress (SAP) Committee will determine whether the course qualifies and the scholarship will be based on the cost of those courses.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Retake Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who have completed pass/fail retake courses (meaning student had to retake a previously passed course as part of their academic plan) may be eligible for the Retake Scholarship.  If students have completed their previously passed course a second time and will now be attempting to complete the original failed course, they may be able to get a scholarship to cover the costs of the course.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of the tuition and fee charges for the retaken failed course. The Student Academic Progress (SAP) Committee will determine whether the course qualifies and the scholarship will be based on the cost of those courses.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Scholarship Restrictions

In general, students are limited to 1 scholarship only during their period of enrollment. However, exceptions regarding use of multiple scholarships may apply. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding eligibility.

State Grants and Scholarships

Alabama State Grants

Alabama State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Birmingham campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Alabama Student Assistance Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Alabama Commission on Higher Education website: http://www.ache.alabama.gov/Content/Departments/StudentAsst/StudentAsst.aspx

Florida State Grants

Florida State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Orlando campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Florida Bright Futures

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/bf/bfmain.htm

Florida Student Assistance Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/FSAG.pdf

José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/JoseMarti.pdf

Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/CDDV.pdf

Georgia State Grants

Georgia State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Atlanta campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Accel Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://www.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Accel_Program.aspx

Georgia Public Safety Memorial Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Public_Safety_Memorial_Grant.aspx

HOPE GED

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

HOPE Private Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Georgia_Tuition_Equalization_Grant_Program.aspx

Zell Miller Scholarship

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

Ohio State Grants

Ohio State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Akron and Herzing University- Toledo campuses. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grant. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Ohio College Opportunity Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Ohio Higher Education website: https://www.ohiohighered.org/ocog

Minnesota State Grants

Minnesota State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Minneapolis campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Minnesota Child Care Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=140

Minnesota Indian Scholarship

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=149

Minnesota State Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=138

Nebraska State Grants

Nebraska State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Omaha campus. Herzing is approved to award students with the following grant. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Nebraska Opportunity Grant (formerly Nebraska State Grant)

In order to qualify for the Nebraska Opportunity Grant, undergraduate students must demonstrate financial need as defined by the state and be Nebraska residents. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Nebraska Coordination Commission for Postsecondary Education website: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/NOG.asp

Federal Grants

In general, students may be eligible for Title IV aid if the following provisions apply:

  • The student is enrolled as a regular student in a Title IV-eligible program.
  • The student is a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • The student meets the need requirements specified.
  • The student makes satisfactory academic progress toward completing their program. Please visit the following URL to find information regarding Herzing University’s satisfactory academic progress (SAP) policy: http://www.herzing.edu/university-policy-statements
  • The student is not in default on a Title IV loan received at any institution.
  • The student has not met or exceeded aggregate loan limits.
  • The student is not concurrently receiving Title IV financial aid from another institution of higher education.
  • The student has not met or exceeded Pell lifetime eligibility limits.
  • The student does not owe a refund or repayment on a Federal Pell Grant, ACG, National SMART Grant, or Federal SEOG.
  • For additional eligibility requirements please see: http://studentaid.ed.gov/eligibility/basic-criteria

Information regarding disbursements

All Federal Grant disbursements will begin in Week 3 of each student’s award period. Funds are applied to student’s ledger accounts and excess funds will be disbursed within 14 days after the date of disbursement. Textbooks are included in the cost of tuition therefore Pell eligible students will not receive early disbursements of the Federal Pell Grant.

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Applying for Title IV aid

All students who apply for federal financial aid are required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are encouraged to visit the following website to fill out their FAFSA: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Herzing University’s school code is: 009621

Federal Pell Grant

Federal Pell Grants are given to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. Students are required to fill out a FAFSA in order to qualify. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Federal Student Aid website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/pell

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional financial need. Students must be Pell eligible undergraduate students, attending at a half-time or greater status, who have not earned a bachelor’s degree. Students are required to fill out a FAFSA in order to qualify. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Federal Student Aid website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/fseog

Great opportunities for both men and women in healthcare's largest career field.

With more than 2.6 million jobs for registered nurses and 700,000 for LPNs, the nursing profession constitutes the largest healthcare occupation. The demand for more nurses is due to two major factors:

  • The aging population will result in more patients, and a larger number of nurses will be retiring from the workplace
  • New medical procedures will require greater nursing involvement

Nursing Degree Path

Nurses at all levels have a broad array of career opportunities available in virtually every type of healthcare facility including primary care offices, clinics, hospitals, special care units, nursing homes, health departments, occupational health programs, school health services, mental health centers, home health, hospices, assisted living centers, research labs and more.

There are three educational options at Herzing University for those looking to join this important profession. Entry-level nursing positions require at least a diploma or associate degree. Herzing's Diploma in Practical Nursing program prepares graduates to take the licensed practical nursing (LPN) exam upon graduation, whereas the Associate in Nursing degree program prepares graduates to get their registered nursing (RN) license. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree provides more career opportunities as well as the option to advance into graduate programs to pursue advanced practice, management, and nursing faculty positions; graduates of this 32-month bachelor's degree program are also prepared to take their RN exam.

If you want to get in on the cutting edge of patient care, this is the field for you.

A career in Nursing could be right for you if you want to:

  • Learn and work with new healthcare technologies
  • Help patients understand their health issues and treatments
  • Experience new challenges and opportunities
  • Expand your career potential in healthcare
  • Help people feel better and prevent illness
  • Understand the human body and its various systems
  • Teach or consult

NOTE: Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Select your campus location to see which programs are offered in your area.

Source: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm and http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm.

YOU’RE INVITED TO A NURSING INFORMATION SESSION!

at Herzing University

5218 E. Terrace Dr. Madison, WI 53718 

Saturday, October 25 from 10:00AM-12:00PM 

Are you a junior or senior in high school (or do you have one at home)? Does a career in nursing sound interesting to you? 

Please join us for a morning of information gathering, question answering, tour giving, and fun! Let us help you figure out if Herzing University is an option for you. A light breakfast and refreshments will be provided as well. 

Please RSVP by emailing Mollie at mstolbov@herzing.edu or call 608-249-6611. 

We hope to see you then!

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00 to 12:00

Basic EKG Course

Date: Call your campus for upcoming dates
Course Number: CEU 0025
Course Name: Basic EKG Course
Contact Hours: 12
CEUs: 1.2
Location:  
Prerequisite(s): None
Course Type: Lecture and Discussion

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide essential training and education in EKG arrhythmia interpretation for registered professional nurses, graduate nurses, and other healthcare professionals. The basic EKG course will provide an excellent way to prepare students for advancement in their medical training programs. A thorough understanding of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and properties can provide a framework for understanding and interpreting cardiac rhythms. Discussion of the physiology of cardiac conduction is discussed and covers the basics of how to read an EKG strip and the normal components of the EKG waveform. Examination of basic cardiac dysrhythmias, including sinus, atrial, junctional and ventricular dysrhythmias, and blocks will be examined. Measurement of complexes, placement of EKG leads for both 12 lead and telemetry, and rhythm strip practice analysis are incorporated. Selected nursing diagnoses for patients with dysrhythmias will be offered, along with associated nursing interventions. This is a two-day course, and attendance is mandatory to earn a basic EKG course completion certificate.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify anatomy, physiology, and basic electro-physiologic principles of cardiac conduction.
  2. Identify normal criteria for each of the wave forms and intervals evaluated in an EKG rhythm strip.
  3. Perform 5 steps to determine the cardiac rhythm.
  4. Interpret dysrhythmia, as well as normal rhythms.
  5. Describe the distinguishing features and associated treatments for each basic dysrhythmia.
  6. Correctly identify lead placement for leads I, II, III and MCL-1 and expected deflection from isoelectric line in each lead.
  7. Analyze a variety of EKG rhythm strips, identifying rate, rhythm, and intervals.
  8. Recognize common dysrhythmias encountered in the emergency department.
  9. Differentiate lethal from non-lethal dysrhythmias.
  10. Identify appropriate interventions and emergency management of selected dysrhythmias.

Required Texts:

TBD

Grading:

Grading will be evaluated according to the following:

             1.      Participation in role-play....................................................................... 20 Points

             2.      Participation in one-on-one conversations........................................... 20 Points

             3.      Dialogue practice sessions..................................................................... 20 Points

             4.      4 Quizzes................................................................................................ 40 Points

Graded by Pass/Fail...................................... Total Possible Points: 100 Points

Topical Outline:

Lecture will be held at the Winter Park Campus for 2 days for a total of 12 hours.

Didactic Outline:

Day 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart
  • Conduction System
  • Waveform Identification
  • Measurements
  • Five-Step Analysis
  • Lead Placement
  • Monitoring in Lead I, II, III, MCL-1
  • Normal Rhythm Interpretation
  • Dysrhythmias—Sinus, Atrial, Junctional
  • Practice Strips

Day 2

  • Dysrhythmias—Ventricular, Blocks, PEA, Asystole
  • Identify changes in ST, QT, and PR Intervals
  • Identify changes of T Wave
  • Lethal Versus Non-Lethal Dysrhythmias
  • Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions
  • Emergency Management of Dysrhythmias
  • Rhythm Strip Analysis and Testing

Accreditation

Accreditation

Students should be aware that there are multiple types of accreditation and that their intended entry into their chosen profession could be impacted by these differences. For example, institutional accreditation means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.

In addition, there are programmatic accreditation bodies which accredit specific programs (as opposed to the institution). Some states require that specific programs, even at regionally accredited institutions like Herzing University, be programmatically accredited as well. The importance of programmatic accreditation can range from a requirement to sit for licensure exams that are mandatory to work in a field to a requirement to sit for a certification exam that is not required for all employment in the field (but may be slightly to strongly preferred by employers, depending on the market) to a symbol of quality with no impact on any certification or licensure (but which may be slightly or strongly preferred by employers, depending on the market). Therefore, Herzing University has not pursued all forms of programmatic accreditation available, as this is a determination on whether the costs and requirements to do so are worth the value to the student in the respective7 marketplaces in the estimation of the University. The student should validate whether the specialized accreditation of a specific program, or lack thereof, is going to fit their career goals for their respective marketplace.

As a result, there is a potential that some states will not permit a student who has completed certain academic programs to become certified, licensed, or sit for a certifying or licensing examination if they graduated from a program that is not programmatically accredited.  Herzing University believes in complete and forthright disclosure for each program we offer, so we clearly identify those programs that are programmatically accredited. If a Herzing University program at a specific campus (or one that is offered online) does not state it has programmatic accreditation in writing, students should assume the program does not have programmatic accreditation. Students should not rely on oral or unofficial confirmation of programmatic accreditation. Students are responsible for understanding the specific requirements for certification, licensing, and for eligibility to sit for a particular licensing examination of the state or locale in which they want to enter or practice their profession. Herzing University makes no representation, unless explicitly written, that students graduating in a particular program qualify for certification, licensing, or eligibility to sit for a licensing examination in a particular state. For further clarification, students should review the specialized program accreditation/approvals stated in the catalog and read and sign the Accreditation Disclosure for their respective campus.

Institutional Accreditation

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South Lasalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60614-1413, www.ncahlc.org, (800) 621-7400.

Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resources
  • Master of Business Administration in Project Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With No Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in Human Resource Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in International Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management With Concentrations in Marketing
  • Associate of Science/Applied Science in Accounting
  • Associate of Science/Applied Science in Business Management

Any business program that is not listed above is not currently accredited through the IACBE. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) can be contacted at 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, 1-913-631-3009, www.iacbe.org).

Specialized Program Accreditations, Certifications, and Licensures by Campus

Herzing University also holds programmatic accreditations or approvals for selected programs at selected locations. Not all programs require specialized programmatic accreditation, and some new programs must be in operation for a period of time before specialized accreditation can be obtained. Specialized programmatic accreditation may be required for graduates to be eligible to take some licensure or certification examinations. Unless this catalog specifically and unequivocally states that a particular program at a particular campus (including the Online Campus) is programmatically accredited and qualifies a student for licensing, certification, or to be eligible to sit for a licensing examination, students should conclude the program offered on the campus they are enrolled at is not programmatically accredited. Students should independently investigate the specific licensing requirements for their program in the specific state or locale for which they anticipate seeking employment.

Undergraduate Programs

Akron Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Akron Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-2752 or 877-275-4219, http://scr.ohio.gov). The campus’ Ohio Registration Number is 04-01-1704T. All bachelor degree programs at the campus are approved by the Ohio Board of Regents (25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-6000, www.ohiohighered.org/contact-us).
  3. Associate of Applied Science in Nursing: The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program at the Akron Campus is approved by the State of Ohio Board of Nursing (17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-7410, 614-466-3947, www.nursing.ohio.gov). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program at the Akron Campus is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org).
  4. Medical Assisting Services: The Diploma in Medical Assisting Services program at the Akron Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Consequently, students completing the program are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants, www.aama-ntl.org.
  5. Dental Assisting: Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting and Diploma in Dental Assisting: These programs in dental assisting are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: www.ada.org/coda.

Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the examinations leading to certified dental assistant (CDA®) certification through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).

  1. Medical Laboratory Technician: The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technician program at the Akron Campus is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS, 5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018, 773-714-8880, www.naacls.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the examination for the medical laboratory technician certification offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.
  2. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Akron Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants, www.nala.org. These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  3. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online.  Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam, both offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  4. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  5. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Atlanta Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Atlanta Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, Georgia, 30084-5305, 770-414-3300, www.gnpec.org).
  3. Nursing: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Atlanta Campus is approved by the Georgia State Board of Nursing (237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia, 31217-3858, 478-207-2440, http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program.  Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. Further, the program is a new applicant program pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530 Washington, DC, 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have CCNE accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  4. Legal Assisting/Paralegal: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the Atlanta Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the National Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). The Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the Atlanta Campus are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org).
  5. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  6. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure.  Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  7. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Birmingham Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Birmingham Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (100 North Union Street, P.O. Box 302000, Montgomery, Alabama, 36130-2000, 334-242-1998, www.ache.alabama.gov).
  3. Diploma in Practical Nursing: The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Birmingham Campus is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing (RSA Plaza, 770 Washington Avenue, Suite 250, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104, 334-293-5200, www.abn.alabama.gov). Consequently, graduates of the Practical Nursing program are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a practical nurse. The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Birmingham Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  4. Associate of Science in Nursing—LPN to RN Bridge: The Associate of Science in Nursing—LPN to RN Bridge program at the Birmingham Campus is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing (RSA Plaza, 770 Washington Avenue, Suite 250, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104, 334-293-5200, www.abn.alabama.gov). Consequently, graduates of the LPN to RN associate program are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Associate of Science in Nursing—LPN to RN Bridge program at the Birmingham Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  5. Paramedic and EMT-Paramedic Programs: The Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic and the Diploma in Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic programs at the Birmingham Campus are accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org).
  6. EMT-Basic and EMT-Advanced Program: The Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician—Basic and the Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician—Advanced do not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org) and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer graduates from a program with specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  7. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Birmingham Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for this online program. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  8. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  9. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  10. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Brookfield Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Brookfield Campus of Herzing University are approved by the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  5. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Brookfield Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). The programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  6. Nursing: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Brookfield/Kenosha Campuses is approved by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing (1400 East Washington Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, 608-266-2112, www.dsps.wi.gov/). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Brookfield/Kenosha Campuses is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  7. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Herzing University Online

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State of Wisconsin Approval: All programs offered through Herzing University Online are approved by the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. State Approval Minnesota Residents: Herzing University Online is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
  4. Approvals in Other States for Distance Learning: Herzing University has made a good-faith effort to follow each individual state’s regulations concerning offering distance educational programs in that respective state. Students should investigate and ensure that the program they desire, if offered in a distance/online format, meets the requirements of the profession in their state. Herzing University is not enrolling new students in the following states: Arkansas, District of Columbia, and Wyoming. Not all programs are available in all states. Contact the Online Admissions Office for program availability at onl-info@herzing.edu or 866-508-0748.
  5. Nursing Programs: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing—Bridge program offered by Herzing University Online is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). Applicants should check with their applicable state board of nursing before enrolling in any online nursing program. For additional information, e-mail your questions to states@herzing.edu.
  6. Medical Assisting Services: The Diploma in Medical Assisting Services and the Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services programs offered through Herzing University Online are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  7. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered through Herzing University Online are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management from Herzing University Online are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  8. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online from Herzing University Online are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  9. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  10. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Kenosha Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Kenosha Campus of Herzing University are approved by the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Nursing: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Brookfield/Kenosha Campuses is approved by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing (1400 East Washington Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, (608) 266-2112, www.dsps.wi.gov/). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Brookfield/Kenosha Campuses is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  4. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services program at the Kenosha campus is accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  5. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  6. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Kenosha Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  7. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have,  and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  8. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Madison Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Madison Campus of Herzing University are approved by State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Associate of Science in Nursing: The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Madison Campus is approved by the Wisconsin State Nursing Board (1400 East Washington Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, 608-266-2112, www.dsps.wi.gov/). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Madison Campus is accredited with conditions by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org).
  4. Diploma in Practical Nursing: The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Madison Campus is approved by the Wisconsin State Nursing Board (1400 East Washington Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, 608-266-2112, www.dsps.wi.gov/). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a licensed practical nurse. The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Madison Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. New and current students should not plan on the program having said accreditation at the time they graduate. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  5. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services and the Diploma in Medical Assisting Services programs at the Madison campus are accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  6. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Madison Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  7. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  8. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have,  and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  9. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Minneapolis Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Minneapolis Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55108-5265, 651-642-0533, www.ohe.state.mn.us). Herzing University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Registration does not mean that credits earned at the institution can be transferred to all other institutions.
  3. Nursing Program: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Minneapolis campus is approved by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing (2829 University Avenue SE, #200, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414-3253, 612-317-3000, www.mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Minneapolis campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  4. Dental Hygiene Programs: Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene: These programs in dental hygiene are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: www.ada.org/coda.

Consequently, graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and the Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene are eligible to sit for the national board dental hygiene exam, jurisprudence exam, and the CRDTS examination, which (upon successful completion) would provide the graduate the opportunity to become a licensed dental hygienist (LDH) in Minnesota.

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene—Bridge: The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) does not accredit degree-completion (bridge) programs such as the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene—Bridge. The bridge program is available only to students who have already graduated from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program with an associate’s degree and hold an active license, as well as being in good standing as a dental hygienist. Students must be a Minnesota resident and maintain Minnesota residency throughout the program. (Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of accreditation on their hiring decisions.)

  1. Dental Assisting Programs: Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting and Diploma in Dental Assisting: These programs in dental assisting are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: www.ada.org/coda.
  2. Occupational Therapy Program: The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-3449, 301-652-AOTA, www.acoteonline.org). Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT certification examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. 

    Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program at the Minneapolis Campus

    Year

    Number of Program Graduates

    Graduation Rate

    % of test takers who passed the NBCOT exam

    2012

    4

    83.30%

    100%

    2013

    12

    85.70%

    100%

     

  3. Medical Assisting Services: The Diploma in Medical Assisting Services program at the Minneapolis Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Consequently, students completing the program are eligible to take the certified medical assistant exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (www.aama-ntl.org).
  4. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Minneapolis Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  5. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online.  Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  6. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have,  and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  7. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

New Orleans Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: The New Orleans Campus of Herzing University is licensed by the State of Louisiana Board of Regents (1201 North Third Street, Suite 6-200, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802, 225-342-4253, www.regents.louisiana.gov) and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission.
  3. Surgical Technology: The Associate of Science in Surgical Technology program at the New Orleans Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified surgical technologist (CST) examination offered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
  4. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Services program and the Diploma in Medical Assisting Services at the New Orleans Campus are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  5. Legal Assisting/Paralegal: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the New Orleans Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the National Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). The Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs at the New Orleans Campus are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org).
  6. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  7. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  8. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University are approved by Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (140 North 8th Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508-1359, 402-471-2847, www.ccpe.state.ne).
  3. Therapeutic Massage: The Therapeutic Massage programs at the Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University are approved by the Nebraska Board of Massage Therapy of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Licensure Unit (Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor, P.O. Box 94986, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-4986, 402-471-2115, www.dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certification exams offered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) or the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards  (FSMTB) and meet the educational requirements to apply for licensure as a massage therapist in the State of Nebraska.
  4. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Omaha School are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  5. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  6. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  7. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Orlando Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Orlando Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Commission for Independent Education of the Florida Department of Education (325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-0400, 850-245-3200, www.fldoe.org).
  3. Diploma in Practical Nursing: The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Orlando Campus is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.gov). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a licensed practical nurse. The Diploma in Practical Nursing program at the Orlando Campus does not have specialized programmatic accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org). No representation has been made as to when or if such accreditations will be obtained. Some employers may prefer applicants from programs that have ACEN accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this accreditation on their hiring decisions.
  4. Associate of Science in Nursing: The Associate of Science in Nursing program and the Associate of Science in Nursing—Bridge to ASN program (renamed from LPN to ASN Bridge program as of May 2014) at the Orlando Campus are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing  (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.gov). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. These programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org).
  5. Bachelor of Science in Nursing: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando Campus is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.gov). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando Campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6971, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing—Bridge to BSN: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing—Bridge to BSN program (renamed from LPN to BSN Bridge program as of May 2014) at the Orlando Campus is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, www.floridasnursing.gov). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando Campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6971, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
  7. Physical Therapist Assistant. The Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program at the Orlando Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314-1488, 703-706-3245, accreditation@apta.org or www.capteonline.org).
  8. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800, 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org. Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  9. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Orlando Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  10. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  11. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Toledo Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Toledo Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-2752 or 877-275-4219, http://scr.ohio.gov). The campus’ Ohio Registration Number is 08-09-1874B. All bachelor’s degree programs at the campus are approved by the Ohio Board of Regents (25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3414, 614-466-6000, www.ohiohighered.org/contact-us).
  3. Surgical Technology: The Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology program at the Toledo Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified surgical technologist (CST) examination offered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
  4. Medical Assisting Services: The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Services program at the Toledo Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, North Falls Church, Virginia, 22043, 703-917-9503, www.abhes.org). Consequently, graduates are eligible to take the certified medical assistant (CMA) certification exam offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  5. Legal Studies: Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Legal Studies and the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies programs available online at the Toledo Campus are eligible to take the certified paralegal examination through the Association of Legal Assistants (www.nala.org). These online programs are not programmatically approved by the American Bar Association (ABA, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, 800-285-2221, www.americanbar.org). There are no plans to seek this approval for these online programs. Some employers may prefer graduates from an ABA-approved program. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of this approval on their hiring decisions.
  6. Health Information Management: The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and the Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management programs offered online by Herzing University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM, 233 North Michigan Avenue, 31st Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-5800 312-233-1100, www.cahiim.org). Students enrolling through this campus must take their core HIM courses online. Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information technician (RHIT) certification exam, and graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management are eligible to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam. Both exams are offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  7. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  8. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Graduate Programs

Atlanta Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Atlanta Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, Georgia, 30084-5305, 770-414-3300, www.gnpec.org).
  3. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure.  Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Birmingham Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Birmingham Campus of Herzing University are approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (100 North Union Street, P.O. Box 302000, Montgomery, Alabama, 36130-2000, 334-242-1998, www.ache.alabama.gov).
  3. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Brookfield Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Brookfield Campus of Herzing University are approved by the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Herzing University Online

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State of Wisconsin Approval: All programs offered through Herzing University Online are approved by the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Approvals in Other States for Distance Learning: Herzing University has made a good-faith effort to follow each individual state’s regulations concerning offering distance educational programs in that respective state. Students should investigate and ensure that the program they desire, if offered in a distance/online format, meets the requirements of the profession in their state. Herzing University is not enrolling new students in the following states: Arkansas, District of Columbia, and Wyoming. Not all programs are available in all states. Contact the Online Admissions Office for program availability at onl-info@herzing.edu or 866-508-0748.
  4. Nursing programs: The Master of Science in Nursing program offered by Herzing University Online is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). Individuals considering the Master of Science in Nursing program—particularly the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration—should be aware that state requirements for availability of required clinical courses and eligibility to apply for licensure as a family nurse practitioner vary from state to state. Applicants should check with their applicable state board of nursing before enrolling in any graduate nursing program. For additional information, e-mail your questions to states@herzing.edu.
  5. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  6. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Kenosha Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Kenosha Campus of Herzing University are approved by the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have,  and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Madison Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Madison Campus of Herzing University are approved by State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (P.O. Box 8696, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8696, 608 266-1996, www.eab.state.wi.us).
  3. Accounting: The Master of Business Administration in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have,  and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

New Orleans Campus of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: The New Orleans Campus of Herzing University is licensed by the State of Louisiana Board of Regents (1201 North Third Street, Suite 6-200, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802, 225-342-4253, www.regents.louisiana.gov) and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission.
  3. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

  1. Regional Accreditation: Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1413, www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440. This means all students attending Herzing University are attending an accredited institution.
  2. State Approval: All programs at the Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University are approved by Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (140 North 8th Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508-1359, 402-471-2847, www.ccpe.state.ne).
  3. Accounting: The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, even when combined with the Herzing University MBA, may not fulfill all of the requirements for a graduate to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure as a CPA in some states/jurisdictions. In addition to requiring a specific amount of study beyond a bachelor’s degree (typically, a total of 150 semester credit hours, but this varies by jurisdiction), most states/jurisdictions require specific coursework, as well as several years of professional experience working in accounting, to be eligible to apply for licensure. Some states (including, but not necessarily limited to, Texas) require the accounting program to have a specific programmatic accreditation for graduates to apply for licensure as a CPA, which Herzing University programs do not have, and no representation has been made as to when or if such an accreditation will be obtained. Applicants interested in becoming a CPA should check with their state board of accountancy regarding CPA eligibility requirements prior to enrolling in any accounting program. Students planning to pursue certifications other than the CPA exam should also contact the respective certifying organization to confirm requirements for certification prior to enrolling in any accounting program.
  4. Other Programs: No other programs at this campus have specialized programmatic accreditation. Students are advised to consult with employers of preference as to the importance of specialized programmatic accreditation on their hiring decisions.

State Approvals

Herzing University is authorized to offer undergraduate educational programs in the various states in which it operates by the following state boards, commissions, and departments. Not all programs are available in all states. Students should not confuse permission for Herzing University to operate in a state or educate students from a particular state online with special or programmatic approvals that may be required or preferred to work in a given field in some states. Students should independently investigate and ensure that the program they desire is offered on the campus they intend to enroll in via the desired format and with the potential outcome they desire. Students should rely only on the written information provided in the academic catalog and not on oral or unofficial representations or other documents. The fact that a program is currently offered on a campus does not ensure, nor does Herzing University guarantee, that all courses will always be available on that campus in the specific format the student selected; however, a student will always be provided with a path to completion, despite the potential change in format of course offerings.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the following state approving commissions, boards, offices, and departments.

Alabama

Birmingham Campus

Alabama Commission on Higher Education

100 North Union Street

P. O. Box 302000

Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2000

(334) 242-1998

www.ache.alabama.gov

Alabama Board of Nursing

RSA Plaza

770 Washington Avenue, Suite 250

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

(334)293-5200

www.abn.alabama.gov

Orlando Campus

Commission for Independent Education

Florida Department of Education

325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400

(850) 245-3200

www.fldoe.org

Department of Health

Florida Board of Nursing

4042 Bald Cypress Way

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3252

(850)245-4125

www.floridasnursing.gov

Georgia

Atlanta Campus

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220

Tucker, Georgia 30084-5305

(770) 414-3300

www.gnpec.org

Georgia Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Drive

Macon, Georgia 31217-3858

(478)207-2440

http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45

Louisiana

New Orleans Campus

Herzing University, New Orleans, is licensed by the Louisiana Board of Regents and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission.

State of Louisiana Board of Regents

1201 North Third Street, Suite 6-200

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

(225) 342-4253

www.regents.louisiana.gov

Minnesota

Minneapolis Campus

Herzing University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Registration does not mean that credits earned at the institution can be transferred to all other institutions.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350

St. Paul, Minnesota 55108-5265

(651) 642-0533

www.ohe.state.mn.us

Minnesota Board of Nursing

2829 University Avenue SE, #200

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414-3253

(612)317-3000

www.mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing

Nebraska

Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University

Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

140 North 8th Street, Suite 300

Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-1359

(402) 471-2847

www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/CCPE/

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Licensure Unit

Nebraska State Office Building

301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor

P.O. Box 94986

Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4986

(402) 471-2115

www.dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth

Ohio

Akron and Toledo Campuses

Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools

Registration #: 04-01-1704T (Akron)

Registration #: 08-09-1874B (Toledo)

30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481

Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414

(614) 466-2752 or (877) 275-4219

http://scr.ohio.gov

Ohio Board of Regents

25 South Front Street

Columbus, OH 43215-3414

(614) 466-6000

www.ohiohighered.org/contact-us

Ohio Board of Nursing (Akron Campus only)

17 South High Street, Suite 400

Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410

(614) 466-3947

www.nursing.ohio.gov

Wisconsin

Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, and Online Campuses

State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board

201 West Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor

P.O. Box 8696

Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8696

(608) 266-1996

www.eab.state.wi.us

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Board of Nursing

1400 East Washington Avenue

Madison, Wisconsin 53703

(608)266-2112

www.dsps.wi.gov

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Chiropractic Examining Board

1400 East Washington Avenue

Madison, Wisconsin 53703

(608)266-2112

www.dsps.wi.gov

Other States (Distance/Online Education)

Herzing University Online has made a good-faith effort to follow each individual state’s regulations concerning offering distance educational programs in that respective state. Students should investigate and ensure that the program they desire, if offered in a distance/online format, meets the requirements of the profession in their state. For additional information, e-mail your questions to states@herzing.edu.

Herzing University is not enrolling new students in the following states:

  • Arkansas
  • District of Columbia
  • Wyoming

Not all programs are available in all states. Contact the Online Admissions Office for program availability at onl-info@herzing.edu  or (866) 508-0748.

Nurse Shortage in Florida

According to a report released December 2011 by the Florida Hospital Association, Florida has a great need for healthcare workers. The report notes that 75 percent of hospitals in Florida are already understaffed for nurses, and they expect an increase to 50,000 unfilled full-time registered nursing positions by 2025. Get prepared for this highly in-demand field!

Nursing Program Comparison Chart

ProgramCreditsMonths
Diploma in Practical Nursing - Florida1350 clock hrs.12
Associate of Science in Nursing7522
Associate of Science in Nursing - LPN to ASN Bridge7518
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Florida12036
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - LPN to BSN Bridge12032
*Average number of months for students to complete program
 

Diploma in Practical Nursing - Florida

This practical nursing program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and prepares students to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN®). Graduates will be prepared to integrate nursing knowledge, critical thinking, and basic nursing skills into the healthcare environment while coordinating care for clients. Theoretical and laboratory instruction are further enhanced by simulation and clinical experience in the acute, long-term, and community-based healthcare facilities. The curriculum is concept-based, with emphasis placed on patient safety, legal and ethical issues, and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the practical nurse. Download Program Course Sheet

Associate of Science in Nursing

The Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program prepares students to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and to begin a nursing career. Theoretical instruction is complimented with clinical experience in a variety of healthcare settings in order to provide a broad, holistic, and reality-based understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a professional nurse. Students will participate in planned clinical and laboratory experiences that will complement classroom learning and will stress health prevention and promotion as well as disease processes. Download Program Course Sheet

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING - BRIDGE TO ASN

This LPN to ASN completion program is open to licensed practical nurses (LPNs) who have completed a practical nursing program approved by a state board of nursing. This associate degree nursing program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (FBON) and prepares students to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and to begin a professional nursing career. Graduates will be prepared to integrate nursing knowledge, critical thinking, and nursing skills in the healthcare environment in order to provide a broad, holistic, and concept-based understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the registered nurse. Courses are designed for students to attend planned clinical and laboratory experiences that will complement classroom learning and development of the critical thinking skills necessary to apply nursing concepts across the health continuum. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Florida

This bachelor of science in nursing professional program builds on a foundation of knowledge in science, humanities, and multidisciplines. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions as a baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse. Students graduating from this program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in order to obtain Florida RN licensure.

The curriculum is concept-based and moves from simple to complex learning and application to analysis utilizing critical thinking, the nursing process, and evidence-based practice. The curriculum is designed to facilitate complex thinking and deeper understanding of nursing concepts. The curriculum actively engages students and faculty, leading to discovery, reflection, and thoughtful application of nursing knowledge across the life-span and in culturally diverse populations. The conceptual framework for the program is based on Ida Jean Orlando's Nursing Process Theory and incorporates QSEN guidelines.

The BSN curriculum framework encompasses The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Nursing and the National League of Nursing’s (NLN) Core Values and Educational Competencies and incorporates the adult learning theory. Graduates will be primary providers of direct and indirect care in many different settings, including acute care, long-term, and community health. In providing care, nurses will also serve as patient advocates and educators. The focus of care may be an individual, a group, or a specific population. Graduates will also be prepared to assume first-line management positions. Emphasis is placed on the importance of nursing research and evidence-based practice. The program provides an excellent foundation for graduate study in nursing. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Bridge to BSN

The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Bridge is a professional program that builds on a foundation of knowledge in science, humanities, multi-disciplines, and prior nursing knowledge. Students graduating from this program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in order to obtain Florida RN licensure.

The BSN curriculum is concept-based and moves from simple to complex learning and application to analysis utilizing critical thinking, the nursing process, and evidence-based practice. The curriculum is designed to facilitate complex thinking and deeper understanding of nursing concepts. The curriculum actively engages students and faculty leading to discovery, reflection, and thoughtful application of nursing knowledge across the lifespan and in culturally diverse populations. The conceptual framework for the program is based on Ida Jean Orlando’s Nursing Process Theory and incorporates QSEN guidelines.

The BSN curriculum framework encompasses The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Nursing, and the National League of Nursing’s (NLN) Core Values and Educational Competencies and incorporates the adult learning theory. In providing care, nurses will also serve as patient advocates and educators. The focus of care may be an individual, a group, or a specific population. Emphasis is placed on the importance of nursing research and evidence-based practice. The program provides an excellent foundation for graduate study in nursing. Download Program Course Sheet

First Step: Come to a Nursing Information Session

Interested students should attend an upcoming nursing information session at the Orlando campus. During the session, you will learn about the nursing programs and how to apply. Contact Admissions to RSVP for a session.

Stand out with a BSN

With all that growth, it’s important to note that many higher-paying and more challenging positions are open only to nurses with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Administrative or management positions, for example, require a higher level of education.

A bachelor’s degree is also a prerequisite for admission to graduate nursing programs. This means earning your BSN will be a necessary stepping stone on your path to a career in:

  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Teaching
  • Advanced-practice nursing, such as clinical nurse specialist, nurse anesthetist, nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner

Open the door to more possibilities

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing could be right for you if you want to:

  • Experience new challenges and opportunities
  • Take on management responsibilities
  • Expand your potential
  • Specialize in an advanced area of nursing
  • Teach
  • Consult

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