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
  • College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery:
    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)
    1111 North Fairfax Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Telephone: (703) 684-2782
  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program:
    Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
    12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
    Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
    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)
    6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 614
    Rockville, MD 20852
    Telephone: (301) 298-1820

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