University of Phoenix or UOPX is a non-profit university that has its headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. 100 certificate programs are owned by the university and certified, bachelor, partner, doctor and master degree programs.
This regionally accredited university from the Higher Learning Commission has a policy for admission of new students. Which requires a high school diploma, a GED or equivalent to be able to enter the admission criteria.
John D. Murphy and John Sperling who are the founders of the University of Phoenix said that in 1976 the university contained 8 students in the first class. Finally, UOPX expanded to San Jose, California, in 1980 and launched its first online program in 1989.
University of Phoenix Accreditation
Regional University of Phoenix has been accredited since 1978 by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The University of Phoenix has special accreditation or pre-accreditation in several universities that have been recognized by the Higher Education Accreditation Board. Some of them are,
- College of Education – by the Master of Education Accreditation Board (TEAC) of Master of Education is accredited.
School of Business – Employees in Phoenix do not get fees from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) who do not accredit them. Then the Accreditation is carried out by the Dean of Accreditation for Schools and Business Programs (ACBSP).
- College of Social Sciences – College of Nursing – B.S., and M.S. the degree program is accredited by the Collegiate Nursing Education Commission (CCNE), 
- College of Social Sciences – Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP). Master of Science in Counseling program in Mental Health Counseling (Utah campus only), Master of Science in Counseling program in Community Counseling (Phoenix and Tucson campus only), Master of Science in Counseling program in Mental Health Counseling Clinics (Phoenix and Tucson campuses only ).
Organization and administration
Other University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Universities
Apollo Global Management is a full parent of the Phoenix. That is because Apollo Global bought Apollo Education Group their parent company at a price of approximately $ 1.1 billion. Phoenix is Peter Cohen. Mr. Cohen is President of the University of Phoenix who works at McGraw-Hill Education.