Accredited Master's Programs & Graduate-Level Certificates

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).


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) pathway, based on continuous improvement principles. This is a voluntary, rigorous accreditation pathway modeled after well-known state and national quality programs.

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). This approval grants LFGSM the authority to award accredited degrees in Illinois.

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