Aspen University

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Aspen University
Established 1987
Type For-profit college
Location Denver, Colorado, United States USA
Website www.aspen.edu

Aspen University is a nationally-accredited, distance learning university located in the United States that was established in 1987. Aspen University offers degrees in education, computer science, technology management, information systems, business, project management, addictions counseling, nursing, and criminal justice. Aspen offers programs at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral level.

History[edit]

Aspen University grew from the International Academy created in the 1960s. During the next two decades, the academy provided education in information management. In 1987, the Academy established the Information Institute focused on emerging information technologies.

Accreditation[edit]

Aspen University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency, and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.[1]

Aspen University's Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).[2]

Aspen University’s Bachelor's & Masters degrees in Psychology of Addiction and Counseling are approved by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).[3]

The Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) has authorized Aspen University to operate in Colorado as a private university under the Degree Authorization Act.[4]

Programs[edit]

Aspen University offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in education, technology management, information systems, business, project management, addictions counseling, nursing, and criminal justice.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°42′14″N 104°56′29″W / 39.703967°N 104.94134°W / 39.703967; -104.94134

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