Graduate Certificate & MBA Accreditation

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), North Central Association, offering Chicago area students leading MBA programs and graduate level certificates.

The HLC is one of six regional accrediting bodies for higher education in the United States and is recognized by the US Department of Education. LFGSM participates in the HLC’s Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), a continuous improvement process, to maintain graduate level certificates and MBA accreditation. This is a voluntary, rigorous program modeled after well-known state and national quality programs.

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is licensed by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. This license grants LFGSM the authority to award accredited MBA degrees in Illinois.

LFGSM is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as a Registered Public Accountant Continuing Professional Education Sponsor. Learn More About Our Accredited MBA Programs & Graduate Level Certificates

Find out more about earning a Leadership MBA, Immersion MBA, or Graduate Level Certificate from our accredited school.