Des Moines University is accredited by:

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: (800) 621-7440

Academic programs within the University also have professional accreditation within their respective fields as follows:

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program:
    Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)
    142 East Ontario Street
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Telephone: (312) 202-8124
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program:
    Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)
    9312 Old Georgetown Road
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    Telephone: (301) 581-9200
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy program:
    Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
    3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
    Alexandria, VA 22305
    Telephone: (703) 706-3245
  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program:
    Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
    3325 Paddocks Parkway, Suite 345
    Suwanee, GA 30024
    Telephone: (770) 476-1224
  • Master of Public Health program:
    Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
    1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Telephone: (202) 789-1050
  • Master of Health Care Administration program:
    Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
    PO Box 911
    Spring House, PA 19477
    Telephone: (301) 298-1820

More information regarding university and programmatic accreditation may be reviewed on the University Accreditation webpage.