Accreditation

Schools of allied health belonging to the Association of Schools of Allied Health Programs offer a great many different kinds of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels of higher education.  These offerings meet the accreditation standards of a wide variety of accrediting bodies.  A listing of such organizations is shown below.

Regional Accreditors

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
www.msache.org
Commission on Colleges of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges www.cocnasc.org
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools www.ncacihe.org
New England Association of Schools and Colleges www.neasc.org
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools: Commission on Colleges www.sacscoc.org
Western Association of Schools and Colleges www.wascweb.org

 

Specialized Accreditors

AAFCS-CFA: Council for Accreditation: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences www.aafcs.org
ABHES: Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools www.abhes.org
ADA-CADE: Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education www.eatright.org/cade
ADA-CDA: Commission on Dental Accreditation: American Dental Association www.ada.org
ACEHSA: Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration www.acehsa.org
ACOTE: Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education www.aota.org
ACPE: American Council on Pharmaceutical Education www.acpe-accredit.org
APA-CoA: Committee on Accreditation: American Psychological Association www.apa.org/ed/accred.html
ARC-PA: Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
ASHA-CAA: Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology www.asha.org
CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs www.caahep.org
CAATE: Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education www.caate.net
CACREP: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs www.counseling.org/CACREP
CAPTE: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education www.apta.org
CCNE: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation
CEPH: Council on Education for Public Health www.ceph.org
COAMFTE: Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education www.aamft.org
COA-NA: Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs www.aana.com
COARC: Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care www.coarc.com
COMTA: Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation www.amtamassage.org
CORE: Commission on Standards and Accreditation: Council on Rehabilitation Education www.core-rehab.org
CSWE: Division of Standards and Accreditation: Council on Social Work www.cswe.org
JRCERT: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology www.jrcert.org
JRCNMT: Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology www.jrcnmt.org
NAACLS: National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences www.naacls.org
NEHA: National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council www.neha.org/accredcouncil.html
NLNAC: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission www.nlnac.org
Physician Assistant Accreditation www.arc-pa.org/