Graceland University has been approved by Iowa to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Graceland University's graduate and undergraduate teacher education programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (CAEP).
Graceland University’s teacher undergraduate education program is approved by the Iowa Department of Education.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Graceland University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202)887.6791.
The master’s and doctoral degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa State Board of Nursing.
The baccalaureate degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa and Missouri State Boards of Nursing.
These academic standards ensure that a degree from Graceland University will be recognized by educational, business and professional communities.