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 .
Inquiries 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).