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Accreditation Information

School & Program Accreditation Information

WASC Accreditation


The Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredits institutions that meet or exceed their high standards of quality and effective education. Loma Linda University and the School of Allied Health Professions are currently accredited through October 2020.

School of Allied Health Program Accreditations

Cardiopulmonary Sciences

Respiratory Care

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Telephone: 800/874-5615 or 817/283-2835
FAX: 817/354-8519 or 817/252-0773
Web site: <coarc.com>
E-mail: <richwalker@coarc.com>

Clinical Laboratory Sciences 

Phlebotomy Certificate

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Laboratory Field Services (LFS)
Northern California Office
850 Marina Bay Parkway
Building P, 1st Floor
Richmond, CA 94804-6403
Telephone: 510/620-3800
Web site: <cdph.ca.gov>

Clinical Laboratory Science (formerly medical technology)

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Telephone: 773/714-8880
FAX: 773/714-8886
Web site: <naacls.org>
Email: <naaclsinfo@naacls.org>

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Laboratory Field Services (LFS)
850 Marina Bay Parkway
Building P, 1st Floor
Richmond, CA 94804-6403
Telephone: 510/620-3800

Cytotechnology

American Society of Cytopathology (ASC)
100 West 10th Street
Suite 605
Wilmington, DE 19801
Telephone: 302/543-0683
FAX: 302/543-6597
E-mail: <asc@cytopathology.org>

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Telephone: 727/210-2350
FAX: 727/210-2354
Web site: <caahep.org>
E-mail: <caahep@caahep.org>

 

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
Telephone: 301/296-5700
FAX: 301/571-0457
Web site: <asha.org>
E-mail: <accreditation@asha.org>

Health Information Management Health Information Administration

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
233 North Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
Telephone: 312/233-1100
FAX: 312/233-1948
Web site: http://www.cahiim.org
E-mail: info@cahiim.org

Nutrition and Dietetics 

Nutrition and Dietetics Program—B.S..

Nutrition and Dietetics Program—M.S.. 

Nutrition Care Management Online Program—M.S..

Accreditation Council Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
of the American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Telephone: 312/899-0040, ext. 5400; or 800/877-1600, ext. 5400
FAX: 312/899-4817
Web site: <eatright.org/acend>
E-mail: <education@eatright.org>

Occupational Therapy

The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
P.O.. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
Telephone: 301/652-2682 or toll free 800/377-8555
FAX: 301/652-7711
Web site: <aota.org>
E-mail: <accred@aota.org>

Orthotics and Prosthetics

National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE), in collaboration with the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
330 John Carlyle Street., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: 703/836-7114
FAX: 703/836-0838
Web site: <http://www.ncope.org/>
E-mail: <info@ncope.org>

Physical Therapy

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: 703/706-3245
FAX: 703/838-8910
Web site: <apta.org>
E-mail: see Web site

Physician Assistant Sciences

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
Medical Education Department 1R6
1000 North Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449-5778
Telephone: 715/389-3785
FAX: 715/387-5163
Web site: <arc-pa.org>
E-mail: <mccartyj@mfldclin.edu>

Radiation Technology

Medical Radiography--A.S.

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
1255 Northland Drive
St. Paul, MN 55120-1155

Radiation Therapy Technology--Bachelors/ formerly Certificate

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606-2901
Telephone: 312/704-5300
FAX: 312/704-5304
Web site: <www.jrcert.org>

Diagnostic Medical Sonography--Certificate

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North Suite 158
Clearwater FL 33763
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
Web site: <caahep.org>
E-mail: <caahep@caahep.org>

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCE-DMS)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Telephone: 817/685-6629
FAX: 817/354-8519
Web site: <jrcdms.org>
E-mail: <sharonworthing@coarc.com>

Nuclear Medicine Technology

California Department of Public Health Radiologic Health Branch (RHB)
P.O.. Box 997414, MS 7610
Sacramento, CA 95899-7414
Telephone: 916/327-5106
FAX: 916/440-7999
Web site: <cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/RadiologicHealthBranch.aspx>
E-mail: <RKubiak@dhs.ca.gov>