Accreditations

Keiser University has met the standards of accreditation by the following recognized accreditation commissions:

Keiser University is licensed by means of accreditation by the Commission for Independent Education, Turlington Bldg, Suite 1414, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free number (888) 224-6684.

Institutional Accreditation

Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University.

Programmatic

Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts, Sarasota, Tallahassee and Melbourne campuses, are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Inc., 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, Florida 32095, (940) 824-4468, www.acfchefs.org.

Keiser University’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at the Daytona Beach (general concentration), Fort Lauderdale (general and vascular concentrations) and Melbourne campuses (general concentration) are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727-210-2350) on recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

Keiser University’s Coordinated Program (CP) in Dietetics and Nutrition at the  Daytona Beach, Lakeland, Pembroke Pines and Port St. Lucie campuses is currently granted candidacy for accreditation, by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312/899-0040 ext 5400. Students enrolled are considered graduates of an accredited program on successful completion of the program.

The Associate Degree Health Information Management program at Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), http://cahiim.org.

The Bachelor Degree Health Information Management program at Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), http://cahiim.org.

Keiser University’s Histotechnology program, Orlando campus, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018-5119, (773) 714-8880, (773) 714-8886 (fax), info@naacls.org, http://www.naacls.org.

Keiser University's Medical Assisting program, Ft. Lauderdale, Lakeland, Pembroke Pines, Tallahassee, Tampa, Melbourne and Sarasota campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314N, Falls Church, VA 22043, (703) 917-9503.

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting, Daytona Beach campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).  Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350.

Keiser University’s Medical Laboratory Technician program, Ft. Lauderdale campus, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018, 773-714-8880.

Keiser University’s Associate Degree Nursing program, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, and Tampa campuses, hold continuing accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Keiser University’s Associate Degree Nursing program, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Lakeland, Miami and West Palm Beach campuses, hold continuing accreditation with conditions status by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, fax 404-975-5020. www.acenursing.org

Keiser University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120, (202) 887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu. For more information about Keiser University’s RN to BSN program, go to http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/nursing-BS.php

The Master of Science in Nursing program at Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Keiser University's Occupational Therapy Assistant program, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Melbourne, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Jacksonville, Daytona, Tallahassee, Tampa, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach campuses, are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). ACOTE can be reached at ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449 Office phone: (301) 652-AOTA www.acoteonline.org.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Programs at Keiser University’s Fort Lauderdale, Sarasota, Jacksonville and Lakeland Campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone:(703) 706-3245; email:accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org.

Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by a regional or national institutional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; accreditation@apta.org is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination which is required in all states.

Keiser University, West Palm Beach and Miami campuses are seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist assistant education program from CAPTE. The programs have submitted an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage. Submission of this document does not assure that the programs will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the technical phase of the program: therefore no students may be enrolled in technical courses until Candidate for Accreditation has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation Status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the programs will be granted accreditation.

Keiser University’s Physician Assistant program, Fort Lauderdale campus, is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA), 12000 Findley Road, Suite 150, Johns Creek, GA 30097, (770) 476-1224, www.arc-pa.org

Keiser University's Radiologic Technology program, Daytona, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Lakeland, Melbourne and Sarasota campuses, is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300, www.jrcert.org.

Keiser University’s Surgical Technology program, Port St. Lucie campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone 727-210-2350.

The Keiser University Respiratory Therapy program, Fort Lauderdale campus, holds a Letter of Review from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com).  Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244, (817) 283-2835.