Accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental, peer-review process by the higher education community that aims to provide assurance of academic quality, accountability and stimulate processes for continuous improvement.

Northern Illinois University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to award bachelors, masters, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees.

Educator Licensure

Teacher certification and accreditation is managed by the Office of Educator Licensure and Preparation. Northern Illinois University is accredited as an educator preparation institution by the

Licensure/Certification Exam Pass Rates

View licensure/certification exam pass rates for all accredited programs.

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