Herzing University is a for-profit school based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The university was founded in 1965 as a computer programming school with an inaugural class of 12 students. It has grown exponentially since then, and today there are 10 branch campuses across the United States and Canada, as well as an online division. Campuses are located in Akron, Ohio; Toledo, Ohio; Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; Kenosha, Wisconsin; Brookfield, Wisconsin; Madison, Wisconsin; Minneapolis, Minnesota; New Orleans, Louisiana; Omaha, Nebraska; Toledo, Ohio; Orlando, Florida; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Toronto, Ontario.
Herzing is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member institution of the North Central Association. The university awards associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. Programs at Herzing have a strong focus on preparing students for the workforce.