Palm Beach Atlantic University


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August 01, 2015


Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) is a private, accredited, Christ-centered college located in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.Palm Beach Atlantic University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and the professional doctorate degrees: doctor of pharmacy and doctor of nursing practice.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at:
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500
or visit

for questions about the accreditation of Palm Beach Atlantic University. Persons wishing to review documents related to the accreditation of Palm Beach Atlantic University should contact the Office of Accreditation and Assessment at (561) 803-2053.

Palm Beach Atlantic University has received program accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Master of Business Administration and Bachelors of Science in the following: Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing.
The Bachelor of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); One Dupont Circle, NW; Suite 530; Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 887-6791. 

The Palm Beach Atlantic University Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603-4810; (312) 664-3575; FAX (312) 664-4652, website

The following agencies grant accreditation to Palm Beach Atlantic University’s academic programs:

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

The Florida Board of Education provides approval for teacher education programs and the Florida Board of Nursing has granted its approval to Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Bachelor of Science in nursing degree program.  The School of Education and Behavioral Studies’ Teacher Education Program has received approval for teacher certification for graduates from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
888-GO-TO-PBA 888-468-6722