University of Phoenix has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and its predecessor since 1978. This means the University passes the HLC’s standards for:
- Student experience
- Student resources
- Financial performance
University of Phoenix also has specialized programmatic accreditations for healthcare, counseling, education, nursing and much more. This means other schools, employers and professional societies will, in most cases, recognize the degree you earn at University of Phoenix in these professions.
With over 100 programs aligned to over 300 occupations, University of Phoenix is a legitimate school that believes in academic rigor. But instead of focusing exclusively on theory, University of Phoenix emphasizes real-world skills and practice. If you want an education that reflects what’s going on in the world, a degree from the University can enhance your career.
University of Phoenix also hires experienced, high-quality instructors to teach its courses. According to the University’s 2020 Annual Academic Report, its staff has an average of 26.9 years of professional experience. They have an average of 13.6 years of experience teaching university courses, too. These educators have real-world experience, which means students receive relevant instruction that will help them in their careers.