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Welcome to the Office of Institutional Compliance

The Office of Institutional Compliance is responsible for seeking authorizations or exemptions to offer degree programs via the Online Campus or at any of Columbia College’s Nationwide Campuses. The office processes a large number of external applications and reports to various regulatory agencies.

Institutional Compliance works closely with Academic Affairs, Institutional Research and additional internal departments to ensure Columbia College is in compliance with regard to operating and offering degree programs.

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The Ombudsman Contact

Misty Bush, Director of Institutional Compliance and HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer, is the Ombudsman contact for Columbia College. The Ombudsman will coordinate investigations with appropriate parties related to college matters such as academic or non-academic, employment, facilities, financial aid, etc. For such matters, please email or call (573) 875-7697.

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The Office of Institutional Compliance works with over 70 regulatory agencies. 

What's New?

Misty Bush has been appointed as the HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer.