Accreditation and Certifications
Middle State Commission on Higher Education
Clarks Summit University has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1984. Middle States is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education (CHEA).
Association for Biblical Higher Education
The University has been accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation since 1968.
Pennsylvania Department of Education
All degrees offered by Clarks Summit University have been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
The Early Childhood and Elementary Education PreK–4, Secondary Education English, Secondary Education Social Studies, Secondary Education Mathematics, PreK–12 Physical Education/Health, and PreK–12 Music Education programs are approved for Pennsylvania state certification.