Accreditation and Affiliations

Walsh University is accredited by the following bodies:

  • Higher Learning Commission
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for the Association of Educator Preparation
  • The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) 
  • Our on-ground CACREP-accredited Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Development program is now offered fully online.

Walsh University is approved by the following bodies:

  • The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board


  • #59 in Best Value Schools Midwest (2022 U.S. News and World Report)
  • #54 in Regional Universities Midwest (2022 U.S. News and World Report)
  • #6 in Best Nursing Schools in Ohio (Nursing Schools Almanac)
  • #22 Best Online College for 2023 by

Recent honors for Walsh's MBA program include:

  • Named a 2021 Best Online MBA Program by U.S News and World Report
  • Named a 2021 Top MBA in Healthcare Management Degree by
  • Named a 2019 Best MBA in Healthcare Management by
  • Ranked as a 2020 Top Online MBA Program in Ohio by Online MBA Today
  • Named a Top 30 Affordable Accelerated Online MBA for 2020 by


The master’s degree program in nursing and doctor of nursing practice program at Walsh University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (