2020 - 2021 Catalog

Accreditation & Memberships


Accreditation: Henderson State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (North Central Association of Colleges and Schools) as a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution, AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, National Association of Schools of Music, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, and holds program recognition from the Federal Aviation Administration, American Chemical Society, and Nursing Program approval from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

University Memberships

Henderson State University holds membership in the following:

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • National Commission on Accrediting (not an accrediting agency)
  • American Association of University Women
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II
  • New South Intercollegiate Swim League
  • Gulf South Athletic Conference
  • Association of State Colleges & Universities
  • National Business Education Association
  • University Aviation Association