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What Do I Need to Know about Accreditation ?

Accreditation is your assurance that the Institute  meets quality standards established by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.Accreditation is a status awarded to an educational institution or a program that has been found to meet or exceed stated standards of excellence and quality in educational practices.

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

Programmatic or specialized accreditation applies to specific programs or coursework within an institution and is often associated with professional organizations. 

IOHS  is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) through the accreditation of the American Board of Health Education Schools. (ABHES)

CIHE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a reliable authority on the quality of education and adheres to the standards of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

For information regarding the accreditation process please reference:The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) or the Accrediting  Bureau of Health Education Schools .


mindInquiries regarding IOHS accreditation may be directed to the Office of the  Director, Institute of Health Sciences, 11031 McCormick Road Hunt Valley, MD 21031 (410-891-2514).

 

 

 

 

 

US Department of Education CHEA

 The U.S. Department of Education does not accredit educational institutions and/or programs. However, the Secretary of Education is required by law to publish a list of nationally recognized accrediting agencies that the Secretary determines to be reliable authorities as to the quality of education or training provided by the institutions of higher education and the higher education programs they accredit.  Click on Tab below to review:

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education

ABHES

As a leader in health education accreditation for over 40 years, ABHES has been nationally recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a private, non-profit, independent accrediting agency since 1968. It has been at the forefront of advancing the quality of health education programs throughout the country.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health

images16What is CAAHEP?  CAAHEP is the largest programmatic accreditor in the health sciences field. CAAHEP is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).  CAAHEP is also member of the Association of Specialized & Professional Accreditors (ASPA).

“The Institute of Health Science  is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of CoA-END.”

State & Campus Accreditation

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Delaware |Satellite Campus

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