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Institutional Accreditation

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Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral levels. Questions about the accreditation of Keiser University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org)Please note: Normal inquiries about Keiser University, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Keiser University and not to the Commission’s office. The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Programmatic Accreditation Notice

July 11, 2022 – Dear Colleague. We are pleased to announce that Keiser University will host an accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) of Keiser’s Graduate Program Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), between September 21 – 23, 2022. As a part of this process, signed comments by constituents (alumni, employers, faculty, students, preceptors, or other interested parties) are welcome and may be forwarded to CCNE until twenty-one days prior to the visit (due date August 31, 2022). Please note that only signed comments will be accepted by CCNE. CCNE shares third-party comments with members of the evaluation team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments, if any, that relate to the accreditation standards. As a reminder, written and signed third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE until August 31, 2022. All comments are to be directed to Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Attn: Third Party Comments 655 K Street NW Suite750 Washington DC 20001 or [email protected].

Please note that only signed comments will be accepted by CCNE. CCNE shares third-party comments with members of the evaluation team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program. All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE’s policy Conduct of Business in English. CCNE shares third-party comments with members of the evaluation team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments, if any, that relate to the accreditation standards. Information about CCNE can be found online at https://www.aacn.nche.edu.

Programmatic Accreditation

Accounting

Accounting

The following accounting programs at Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale Campus and its off-campus instructional sites hold separate accounting accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Master of Accountancy. The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting is accredited by ACBSP for business, and the Associate of Arts in Accounting is not within the scope of specialized accreditation from ACBSP.

Allied Health

Allied Health

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, 9355-113th St. N, #7709 Seminole FL 33775, (727) 210-2350.

Business Administration

Business Administration

The following business programs at the Keiser University Ft. Lauderdale Campus and its off-campus instructional sites are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs: Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration: Automotive Dealership Management, Masters of Business Administration, and Doctor of Business Administration. The Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs can be reached at ACBSP US World Headquarters, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66213, (913) 339-9356 acbsp.org.

Chiropractic

Chiropractic

The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program at the Keiser University College of Chiropractic Medicine is awarded programmatic accreditation by The Council on Chiropractic Education, 8049 North 85th Way, Scottsdale, AZ, 85258-4321, Phone: (480)443-8877, Website: www.cce-usa.org.

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

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, (904) 824-4468, www.acfchefs.org.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Keiser University’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Daytona Beach (concentrations: abdomen-extended and obstetrics/gynecology), Fort Lauderdale (concentrations: abdomen-extended, obstetrics/ gynecology and vascular), Fort Myers (concentrations: abdomen-extended, obstetrics/gynecology and vascular), Melbourne (concentrations: abdomen-extended and obstetrics/gynecology) and New Port Richey (concentrations: abdomen-extended and obstetrics/gynecology) campuses, are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355-113th St. N, #7709 Seminole FL 33775. Website: www.caahep.org.

Health Information Management

Health Information Management

The Associate Degree Health Information Management program and 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.

Histotechnology

Histotechnology

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), [email protected],http://www.naacls.org.

Medical Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technician

Keiser University’s Medical Laboratory Technician programs,  Fort Lauderdale and Orlando Campuses are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018, 773-714-8880. E-Mail:  [email protected]   Website: www.naacls.org.

The Keiser University Orlando campus is seeking programmatic accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science program by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018. The program is in the process of collecting and compiling data to submit for accreditation. The accreditation process may take up to two years, however completion of the accreditation site survey does not assure that the Medical Laboratory Science program will be granted accreditation status.  If the program attains “Serious Applicant Status” prior to graduation, graduates will be eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Medical Laboratory Scientist examination immediately upon completion of the program.

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Keiser University’s Lakeland campus Nuclear Medicine Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology 2000 W. Danforth Rd. STE 130, #203 Edmond, OK 73003 Phone: (405) 285-0546 [email protected]

Nurse Anesthesia

Nurse Anesthesia

The Keiser University Nurse Anesthesia Programs (master and doctoral levels) are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 10275 West Higgins Road, Suite 906, Rosemont, Illinois 60018-5603 (224) 275-9130. https://www.coacrna.org/ The program’s next review by the COA is scheduled for May 2023.

Nursing

Nursing

Twelve Keiser University campuses are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, fax 404-975-5020. www.acenursing.org. Click here for a campus-by-campus list of accreditation statements for Keiser University associate nursing programs.

Nursing

Nursing

The Baccalaureate degree programs in nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. For more information about Keiser University’s BSN programs visit the program page.

The Master’s degree programs in nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-877-6791.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-877-6791.

Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics

The Keiser University Master of Science in Nutrition with Distance Learning Internship (KU-MS/DI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, USA, 800-877-1600 ext. 5400 eatright.org/acend.

The Keiser University Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition – Coordinated Program offered at the Melbourne, Lakeland, Pembroke Pines, and Port St Lucie campuses is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, USA, 800-877-1600 ext. 5400 eatright.org/acend.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Bridge program at the Keiser University Ft. Lauderdale Campus and Keiser University Fort Myers Campus is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). ACOTE can be reached at the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Occupational Therapy Association, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, phone: (301) 652-AOTA, website: https://www.acoteonline.org.

 Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Keiser University’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program, Daytona, Ft. Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Miami, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Tallahassee, Tampa 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 the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Occupational Therapy Association: 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, Phone: (301) 652-AOTA, Web: http://www.acoteonline.org.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant

The Physical Therapist Assistant programs at Keiser University’s Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Melbourne, and Fort Myers Campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia, 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Fort Lauderdale 954-776-4456, Jacksonville 904-296-3440, Miami 305-596-2226, Melbourne 321-409-4800 and Fort Myers 239-277-1336 or email Fort Lauderdale: [email protected], Jacksonville: [email protected]; Miami: [email protected]; Melbourne: [email protected]; and Fort Myers: [email protected].

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Keiser University-Lakeland is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see https://www.capteonline.org/about-capte/recent-actions-and-updates/recent-actions/public-disclosure-notices. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 863-682-6020 or email [email protected].

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Keiser University-Sarasota is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see https://www.capteonline.org/about-capte/recent-actions-and-updates/recent-actions/public-disclosure-notices. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 941-907-3900 or email [email protected].

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Keiser University-West Palm Beach is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see https://www.capteonline.org/about-capte/recent-actions-and-updates/recent-actions/public-disclosure-notices.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 561-471-6000 or email [email protected].

Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology

Keiser University’s Radiologic Technology program, Daytona Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Lakeland, Melbourne, Sarasota, Tampa, and West Palm Beach 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.

Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

The AS Degree Respiratory Therapy program at Keiser University located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, program number 200571, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com) 264 Precision Blvd. Telford, TN 37690, Tel. (817) 283-2835.

Surgical Technology

Surgical Technology

Keiser University’s Surgical Technology program, Clearwater and Tampa campuses, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355-113th St. N, #7709 Seminole FL 33775, Phone 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org