Parker University Awards



Great Colleges to Work For® Honor Roll Institution for 2021

Parker University has been recognized as one of 70 colleges and universities deemed a Great College to Work For®. Based on employee engagement survey results, the Great Colleges to Work For® program identified Parker University’s workplace as highly rated across multiple categories. In addition to being a Great College to Work For®, the university has been named a 2021 Honor Roll institution.


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2021 FutureEdge 50 Awards

Parker University created the first-ever augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) simulations, as well as many other impressive technological advances for use with chiropractic education and health science programs. Parker University is poised to do nothing less than change the nature, quality, and availability of chiropractic education. This prestigious award honors technology advancements and the innovative groups stopping at nothing to make change happen.

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One of the 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges in the U.S.
(Business Journal)

Parker was recognized as one of the 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges in the U.S. by Business Journal. This study featured an analysis of more than 1,500 primarily campus-based, four-year colleges and universities with at least 1,000 students. The study found that while the average total enrollment fell 5% between fall 2016 and 2020, roughly one-third of the schools reported enrollment growth during that time.

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HIMSS Approved Education Partner
(Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc.)

Parker University is proud to announce that it has recently been named a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS) Approved Education Partner (AEP). An AEP is a training and education provider that meets HIMSS’ rigorous standards for effective health information technology and healthcare education. Parker University is being recognized for offering a highly focused and relevant program in health information management that prepares students for changing healthcare industry dynamics.

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No. 1 for Best Online Business Schools in Texas List for 2020

In October 2020, published its 2020 rankings, and Parker University was ranked No. 1 on the Best Online Business Schools in Texas list. presents career requirements, salary information, job growth opportunities, and career options to help match people with a career. The organization offers accurate, unbiased, peer-reviewed answers to career and education questions. It provides information from trusted sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics.



Board of Trustees Presented with Prestigious John W. Nason Award in 2020
(Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges)

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is pleased to congratulate Parker University as one of the six recipients of this year’s John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership. The Nason Award is presented to governing boards that demonstrate exceptional leadership and initiative.

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2021 Blackboard Catalyst Award
(Blackboard Inc.)

Parker University is honored to announce that the university is a winner of the 2021 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Training and Professional Development, which recognizes those who use Blackboard programs to support and enhance professional development within or outside of the organization. Due to its educational technology, training, and development throughout the past year, Parker University is being recognized for its remarkable achievements.

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Parker University College of Business and Technology wins 2021 Best Colleges in America

Parker is an above-average private university located in Dallas, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 320 undergraduate students. The Parker acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Massage Therapy and Bodywork, Anatomy, and Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies.

Parker University wins Chiro Games 13 times

For the eighth time in the last 11 years, and a record-setting 13th time since the games began in 1992, Parker University has claimed the overall team championship at the Chiro Games.  The 2015 edition of the Chiro Games, which matched student-athletes from every Chiropractic school in the nation, as well as Canadian Memorial, featured 12 schools battling in 13 different sports Oct. 31-Nov. 1 in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Parker, represented by 97 students, claimed gold medals in women’s basketball, tennis, swimming, table tennis and softball to outdistance New York Chiropractic 90-72 for top honors.

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