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Globe University

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Globe University has prepared students with tools for success – knowledge, skills, and credentials that provide their immediate and long-range targets for already 125 years now. Now diversified and no longer an exclusively business school, Global of today endows students for high-value careers in legal, medical, computing, and creative fields.

  • Their programs: Around 40 master’s, bachelor’s and associate degree, diploma and certificate programs satisfy students’ requirements at different points in their careers.
  • Their students: From working parents to young adults, international students to military personnel, and other students share a common committal to career education.
  • Their national accreditation: Being an accredited member of ACICS, they establish their commitment to excellence in higher education.
  • Their mission: "We Care" this describes the whole-team support each student gets from admission through graduation.


Degrees for Careers in Health and Wellness

For those considering a career in health care, wellness, or veterinary technology, GlobeUniversity is worth checking out. They offer degrees in medical assisting, health care management, health fitness, nursing, massage therapy, and veterinary technology – these are swiftly increasing fields with excellent opportunities for professional development and personal content.

Health degree and diploma programs:

  • Health Care Management (MSM, BS). Students can make a difference as a manager, administrator or policy maker in a public or private organization.
  • Health Fitness (MS, BS, AAS). With knowledge in science-based, cutting-edge techniques one can bring their clients to optimal health and wellness.
  • Massage Therapy (AAS, Diploma). Learn how to use ancient and contemporary techniques, including Swedish, Thai, and deep tissue massage therapy - to make stress and pain less painful.
  • Medical Administrative Assistant (AAS, Diploma). One can choose to support a team of professionals as a medical secretary or office manager.
  • Medical Assistant (AAS, Diploma). Experience working together with a physician, giving patient care in a clinical setting.
  • Nursing (BSN). BSN title can be achieved in just three years and prepare for the NCLEX-RN exam needed for licensure.
  • Veterinary Technology (BS, AAS). One can learn how to apply scientific knowledge and hands-on training in treating animals.

Financial Aid

Globe University is committed to making higher education affordable and attainable. One of their financial aid representatives will assists students identify scholarships, loans and grants for which you qualify, then develop a flexible payment plan that meets your unique needs.


Globe University scholarships include those particularly for high school students, military students, and those who have carried out community service.

Student loans and grants

Loans and grants are accessible through different sources, including federal and state governments.

International fellowship

International Graduate Fellowship is being offered by GlobeUniversity as well.


College Admissions Assistance

At GlobeUniversity, admissions representative are always present to guide enrollees and help them enjoy the experience to the fullest. According to GlobeUniversity, college admission is more than filling out forms and paying fees, they consider it the first part of an exciting journey.

College admission requirements

They have simple admission requirements. The school’s representative will provide details, but generally, enrollees need:

  • A high school diploma or GED certificate
  • For some programs, further academic requirements
  • In Minnesota or South Dakota, proof of immunization

Enrollees DO NOT need ACT or SAT scores. The representative will set skills assessment to find out whether an enrollee requires any preparation for their college program.

Start by selecting the right college program

Globe University sees to it that every process is personalized. Before students enroll in one of their college programs, a representative will talk about their immediate and long-term goals, assist them explore related programs and discuss tuition and financial aid. They will grant enrollees the data they require to make a calculated decision about the future.


Accreditations and Approvals

Globe University is certified by Accrediting Council for IndependentColleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a nationally approved accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is approved by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Types of accreditation

It is very crucial to select a college that is accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education . Nationally and regionally certified institutions accredited by those certified organizations have all satisfied the same standards of quality (listed below), and are eligible for federal loan and grant programs. Accreditation is a voluntary process.

Globe University ’s Standards of quality

  • Student achievement in relation to the institution's mission. The mission of their school states, “We will demonstrate We Care by preparing career-focused, community-minded graduates for the global workforce.” To satisfy that mission, they must establish that a high percentage of their graduates are employed in their fields of study.
  • Curricula
  • Faculty. In agreement with their mission, faculties in areas apart from general education have field experience in their areas of instruction.
  • Facilities, equipment and supplies
  • Fiscal and administrative capability as suitable to the detailed scale of operations
  • Student support services
  • Recruiting and admissions practices, academic calendars, catalogs, publications, grading and advertising
  • Measures of program length and the aims of the degrees or credentials provided
  • Record of student complaints received by, or available to, the agency
  • Record of agreement with the institution's program responsibilities under Title IV financial aid standards

Accreditation may affect employment and transfer of credits

Going to an institution certified by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education is usually a condition for employment and can be beneficial in transferring academic credits to another institution (U.S. Department of Education). On the other hand, it is always the discretion of the receiving institution whether to allow transfer of credits. That decision may or may not involve accreditation.

History of national and regional accreditation

Historically , nationally accredited institutions provided career-oriented and technical training, while regionally accredited institutions provided liberal arts education.
Now, the difference is not as clear. Many career-focused institutions improve their technical training with general education and award master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees as well as technical diplomas and certificates. Many regionally accredited institutions currently provide direct-to-employment programs such as business administration and paralegal science.

The measurements used to determine quality by a national accrediting organization such as ACICS lay emphasis on measurable outcomes including retention, graduation and placement rates; professional experience of faculty; and practical experience offered by programs.

Assessment of an institution by a regional accrediting body such as North Central Association may, in expecting the institution to achieve its own mission, be signified in terms of the student's philosophical perspective and self-enrichment in lieu to employment.

What is ACICS?

Accrediting Council for IndependentColleges and Schools (ACICS) was established in 1912 as a national accrediting body for post-secondary institutions that mainly offered business and business-related programs of study. ACICS is acknowledged by the US Department of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Below are listed accreditations, associations and approvals that establish the quality of GlobeUniversity and their programs.

Program accreditations

Globe University and Minnesota School of Business offer common curricula at campuses in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.

Certified by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) are medical assistant programs at Globe University and Minnesota School of Business campuses in Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Elk River, La Crosse, Madison East, Madison West, Moorhead, Plymouth, Richfield, Rochester, Shakopee, St. Cloud, Woodbury and Sioux Falls. Pursuing accreditation from Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) are the medical assistant programs at GlobeUniversity in Wausau and Green Bay.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) approved the Veterinary technology programs at GlobeUniversity and Minnesota School of Business campuses in Blaine, Eau Claire, Elk River, La Crosse, Madison West, Moorhead, Plymouth, Rochester, Shakopee, St. Cloud, Woodbury and Sioux Falls.

Approvals and associations

Globe University is affiliated to the Globe Education Network, a conglomerate of career colleges.

Veterans’ agencies.

The Minnesota State Approving Agency for Veterans’ Education, the South Dakota Department of Military and Veterans Affairs State Approval Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs State Approval Agency certified all programs seen in the GlobeUniversity catalog.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield is certified by the Minnesota Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE also certified the RN to BSN program.

Certified by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) are the Globe University/Minnesota School of Business Medical Assistant Associate in Applied Science degree programs and Medical Assistant Diploma programs at the Blaine, Elk River, La Crosse, Madison East, Madison West, Moorhead, Plymouth, Richfield, Rochester, Shakopee, St. Cloud and Woodbury campuses and the Globe University Medical Assistant Associate in Applied Science degree program at the Sioux Falls campus.

As programs for educating Veterinary Technicians, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) certified the Minnesota School of Business (Blaine, Elk River, Moorhead, Plymouth, Shakopee, St. Cloud and Rochester campuses) and GlobeUniversity (Eau Claire, La Crosse, Madison West, Sioux Falls and Woodbury campuses) veterinary technology programs.

Globe University (Woodbury and Minneapolis areas only) and Minnesota School of Business are registered as private institutions with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education agreeable to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Registration does not mean credits garnered at the university can be transferred to all other institutions.


  • American Association for Paralegal Education
  • American Association of Medical Assistants
  • American Massage Therapy Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association of Veterinary Technician Educators
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Career College Association
  • Minnesota Career College Association
  • Minnesota Association of Financial Aid Administrators (GU-Woodbury only)
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (MSB only)
  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce (MSB-BrooklynCenter only)
  • Oakdale Business & Professional Association (GU-Woodbury only)
  • Printing Industry of Minnesota
  • Richfield Chamber of Commerce (MSB-Richfield only)
  • Rochester Chamber of Commerce (MSB-Rochester only)
  • Shakopee Area Chamber of Commerce (MSB-Shakopee only)
  • South Dakota Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (GU-SiouxFalls only)
  • St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce (MSB-St. Cloud only)
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (GU-Woodbury only)
  • Twin West – Chamber of Commerce (MSB-Plymouth only)
  • Woodbury Chamber of Commerce (GU-Woodbury only)


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