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Accreditation and Licensure

Many times employers are more likely to consider you when you come from an accredited institution or program. Accredited programs and campuses assure that you received an education from a college that meets very specific standards of quality. In addition, accreditation is important to many other higher education institutions when considering acceptance of your transfer credits or admittance for acquiring an advanced degree.

ACCREDITING COMMISSION OF CAREER SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES (ACCSC)

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The following campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency: Aurora, Dallas, Garden Grove, Grand Prairie, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Miramar, North Hollywood, Orlando, Portland, San Antonio, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Tampa.

COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION (COE)

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The following campuses are institutionally accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE): Memphis and Southaven. Concorde is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution.

Student Complaint Process - ACCSC

Schools accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges must have a procedure and operational plan for handling student complaints. If a student does not feel that the school has adequately addressed a complaint or concern, the student may consider contacting the Accrediting Commission. All complaints reviewed by the Commission must be in written form and should grant permission for the Commission to forward a copy of the complaint to the school for a response. This can be accomplished by filing the ACCSC Complaint Form. The complainant(s) will be kept informed as to the status of the complaint as well as the final resolution by the Commission. Please direct all inquiries to:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges

2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302

Arlington, VA 22201

(703) 247-4212

www.accsc.org | complaints@accsc.org

A copy of the ACCSC Complaint Form is available at the school and may be obtained by contacting complaints@accsc.org or at https://www.accsc.org/Student-Corner/Complaints.aspx

Aurora

Institutional Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

Licensure

  • The Colorado State Board of Nursing has granted Interim Approval to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Colorado State Board of Nursing: 1560 Broadway, Suite 1350, Denver, CO 80202; 303-894-7800; https://www.colorado.gov/dora/dpo

  • The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.

  • The practical nursing program at Concorde Career College at the Aurora campus located in Aurora, Colorado is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

    3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
    (404) 975-5000

    The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the practical nursing program is Initial Accreditation.

  • Approved and Regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board.

Programmatic Accreditation

  • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College-Aurora is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 303-861-1151 or email APaez@concorde.edu.

  • The Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program in Aurora, CO is accredited for 5 years by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; 312-704-5300 or mail@jrcert.org; https://www.jrcert.org

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  • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200510) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care ; https://www.coarc.com.

  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

  • Effective May 24, 2024, the baccalaureate nursing program at Concorde Career College at the Aurora campus, located in Aurora, Colorado, is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on May 24, 2026.

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    (404) 975-5000

    View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this candidate program at https://www.acenursing.org/search-programs.

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Dallas

Institutional Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

Licensure

  • The Vocational Nursing program has been granted full approval by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Texas Board of Nursing: 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701; 512-305-7400; https://www.bon.texas.gov

  • Approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.

  • Legally authorized to grant degrees, grant credits toward degrees, and to use certain protected academic terms in the State of Texas. Specifically, the school has qualified for an exemption as defined in Chapter 7.3 of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s rules.

Programmatic Accreditation

  • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College - Dallas is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 469-221-3400 or email AMorris@concorde.edu.

  • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200597) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; https://www.coarc.com.

  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

Garden Grove

Institutional Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

Licensure

  • The Vocational Nurse program is approved by the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, 2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833; 916-263-7800.

  • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The Institution’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary Institution in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which is effective January 1, 2010. The BPPE website may be accessed at https://www.bppe.ca.gov/.

Programmatic Accreditation

  • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College-Garden Grove is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 714-703-1900 or email JGeurts@concorde.edu.

  • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200472) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; https://www.coarc.com.

Grand Prairie

Institutional Accreditation

    Licensure

    • Approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.

    • Legally authorized to grant degrees, grant credits toward degrees, and to use certain protected academic terms in the State of Texas. Specifically, the school has qualified for an exemption as defined in Chapter 7.3 of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s rules.

    Programmatic Accreditation

    • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and has been granted the accreditation status of approval with reporting requirements. CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

    • The Neurodiagnostic Technology program has been awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT), 22 Railroad Avenue, Suite 3, Beverly, MA 01915, 978-338- 6300, https://coa-ndt.org/.

    • The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; Phone: 727-210- 2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Polysomnographic Technology (CoA-PSG), 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560; Phone: 252-626-3238.

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    Jacksonville

    Institutional Accreditation

    • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Licensure

    • The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Health, Division of Medical Quality Insurance, Florida Board of Nursing. Pursuant to subsection 464.019 (6) (a) 2, F.S., Concorde Career Institute has been placed on probationary status until the program achieves a graduate passage rate that equals or exceeds the required passage rate for any one calendar year.

    • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL, 32399; 888-224-6684; License No. 87.

    Programmatic Accreditation

    • The Dental Assistant program is approved by the Florida State Board of Dentistry to certify dental assisting students in expanded duties and radiology. Department of Health, Board of Dentistry: 4052 Bald Cypress Way; Bin C-08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258; 850-488-0595.

    • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “initial accreditation”. CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/

    • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career Institute - Jacksonville is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 904-725-0525 or email LHurtak@concorde.edu.

    • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200545) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care ; https://www.coarc.com.

    • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

    • The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org/, upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

    Kansas City

    Institutional Accreditation

    • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Licensure

    • The Missouri State Board of Nursing has granted initial approval to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Missouri State Board of Nursing: P.O. Box 656, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656; 573-751-0681; https://www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

    • Distance education programs are approved by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). With this approval, Concorde Career College, Kansas City is authorized to offer distance education programs to students residing in all participating states. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. More information regarding NC-SARA may be found at https://www.nc-sara.org.

    • The Missouri Board of Nursing has granted full approval to the Practical Nursing program. Missouri Board of Nursing: P.O. Box 656, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656; 573-751-0681; https://www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp.

    • Approved to operate by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education

    Programmatic Accreditation

    • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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    • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College - Kansas City is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 816-531-5223 or email JKent1@Concorde.edu.

    • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200437) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; https://www.coarc.com.

    • The Surgical Technology program is initially accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

    • The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org/, upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

    • The Cardiovascular Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

    • Effective May 22, 2024, the baccalaureate nursing program at Concorde Career College at the Kansas City campus, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on May 22, 2026.

      Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
      3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
      Atlanta, GA 30326
      (404) 975-5000

      View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this candidate program at https://www.acenursing.org/search-programs.

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    Memphis

    Institutional Accreditation

    • Concorde Career College–Memphis is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790, https://www.council.org.

    Licensure

    • The Massage Therapy program is approved by the Massage Therapy Board, State of Tennessee Health Related Boards: 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243; 615-253-2111; 1-800-778-4123; https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boar…

    • The Nursing Practice Program has been granted Initial Approval by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. Tennessee Board of Nursing, Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation, Division of Health Related Boards; 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243. https://www.tennessee.gov/health

    • Concorde Career College, Memphis, Tenn., is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

    • Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, Certificate No. C-741. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality. Licensure is not equivalent to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    • Concorde Career College, Memphis has been approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC- SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. With this approval, Concorde Career College, Memphis is authorized to offer distance education programs to students residing in all participating states. More information regarding NC- SARA may be found at https://www.nc-sara.org/.

    Programmatic Accreditation

    • The Dental Assisting (Diploma) program is approved by the Dental Board, State of Tennessee Health Related Boards, 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243; 615-532-5073; 1-800-778-4123.

    • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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    • The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Ste 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. Their website is https://acoteonline.org/. ACOTE’s email is accred@aota.org

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    • The Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 657-3000.

    • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College-Memphis is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100 Alexandria, VA 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. The program's current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see https://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNoti…. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 901-761-9494 or email JGraves@concorde.edu.

    • The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; Phone: 727-210- 2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Polysomnographic Technology (CoA-PSG), 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560; Phone: 252-626-3238.

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    • The Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program in Memphis, TN is accredited for 8 years by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; 312-704-5300 or mail@jrcert.org; https://www.jrcert.org

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    • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200469) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; https://www.coarc.com.

    • The Surgical Technology program is initially accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

    • The Neurodiagnostic Technology program in Memphis has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT), 355 Hartford Avenue West, Uxbridge, MA 01569, 978-338- 6300. https://www.coa-ndt.org/.

    Miramar

    Institutional Accreditation

    • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Licensure

    • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL, 32399; 888-224-6684; License No. 416.

    Programmatic Accreditation

    • The Dental Assistant program is approved by the Florida State Board of Dentistry to certify dental assisting students in expanded duties and radiology. Department of Health, Board of Dentistry: 4052 Bald Cypress Way; Bin C-08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258; 850-488-0595.

    • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “initial accreditation”. CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/

    • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career Institute - Miramar is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 954-731-8880 or email VNieto@concorde.edu.

    • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200559) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care ; https://www.coarc.com.

    • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

    • The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Ste 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is 301-652-AOTA. Their website is https://acoteonline.org. ACOTE’s email is accred@aota.org. The program was placed on probationary accreditation effective December 2, 2023.

    North Hollywood

    Institutional Accreditation

    • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Licensure

    • The Vocational Nurse program is approved by the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, 2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833; 916-263-7800.

    • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The Institution’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary Institution in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which is effective January 1, 2010. The BPPE website may be accessed at https://www.bppe.ca.gov/.

    Programmatic Accreditation

    • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College - North Hollywood is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 818-766-8151 or email YVerba@concorde.edu.

    • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200440) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care ; https://www.coarc.com.

    Orlando

    Institutional Accreditation

    • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Licensure

    • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL, 32399; 888-224-6684; License No. 4064.

    Programmatic Accreditation

    • The Dental Assistant program is approved by the Florida State Board of Dentistry to certify dental assisting students in expanded duties and radiology. Department of Health, Board of Dentistry: 4052 Bald Cypress Way; Bin C-08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258; 850-488-0595.

    • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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    • The Surgical Technology program is initially accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

    Portland

    Institutional Accreditation

      Licensure

      • The Practical Nursing program at Concorde Career College-Portland campus has been granted continuing Board approval by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

      • This school is a business unit of a corporation and is authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees and certificates described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583-030. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission Office of Degree Authorization, 3225 25th Street SE, Salem, OR 97310, or info.pps@state.or.us.

      • Concorde Career College is licensed under Chapter 28C.10 RCW. Inquiries or complaints regarding this private vocational school may be made to the: Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, 128 10th Avenue, SW, P.O. Box 43105, Olympia, WA 98504; 360-753-5662; https://www.wtb.wa.gov; email: wtecb@wtb.wa.gov.

      Programmatic Accreditation

      • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “initial accreditation”. CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/

      • The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; Phone: 727-210- 2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Polysomnographic Technology (CoA-PSG), 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560; Phone: 252-626-3238; https://www.coapsg.org.

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      • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200563) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; https://www.coarc.com.

      • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

      San Antonio

      Institutional Accreditation

      • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Licensure

      • Approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.

      • Legally authorized to grant degrees, grant credits toward degrees, and to use certain protected academic terms in the State of Texas. Specifically, the school has qualified for an exemption as defined in Chapter 7.3 of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s rules.

      Programmatic Accreditation

      • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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      • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College-San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 210-428-2000 or email DBartels@concorde.edu.

      • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200593) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; https://www.coarc.com.

      • The Surgical Technology program is initially accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

      San Bernardino

      Institutional Accreditation

      • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Licensure

      • The Vocational Nurse program is approved by the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, 2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833; 916-263-7800.

      • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The Institution’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary Institution in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which is effective January 1, 2010. The BPPE website may be accessed at https://www.bppe.ca.gov/.

      Programmatic Accreditation

      • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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      • The Neurodiagnostic Technology program has been awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT), 22 Railroad Avenue, Suite 3, Beverly, MA 01915, 978-338- 6300, https://coa-ndt.org/.

      • The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; Phone: 727-210- 2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Polysomnographic Technology (CoA-PSG), 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560; Phone: 252-626-3238; https://www.coapsg.org.

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      • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200498) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care ; https://www.coarc.com.

      • The Surgical Technology program is initially accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

      San Diego

      Institutional Accreditation

      • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Licensure

      • The Vocational Nurse program is approved by the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, 2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833; 916-263-7800.

      • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The Institution’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary Institution in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which is effective January 1, 2010. The BPPE website may be accessed at https://www.bppe.ca.gov/.

      Programmatic Accreditation

      • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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      • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College-San Diego is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: https://www.capteonline.org/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 619-688-0800 or email MRiley@concorde.edu.

      Southaven

      Institutional Accreditation

      • Concorde Career College–Memphis is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790, https://www.council.org.

      Licensure

      • The Massage Therapy (Diploma) program (1311) has non-conditional approval by the Mississippi State Board of Massage Therapy: P.O. Box 20, Morton, MS 39117; 601-732-6038; https://www.msbmt.ms.gov/

      • The Massage Therapy program is also approved by the Massage Therapy Board, State of Tennessee Health Related Boards: 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243; 615-253-2111; 1-800-778-4123; https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boar…

      • Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, Certificate No. 740. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality. Licensure is not equivalent to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

      • Concorde Career College, Southaven, Miss., is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

      Programmatic Accreditation

        Tampa

        Institutional Accreditation

        • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

        Licensure

        • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL, 32399; 888-224-6684; License No. 333.

        Programmatic Accreditation

        • The Dental Assistant program is approved by the Florida State Board of Dentistry to certify dental assisting students in expanded duties and radiology. Department of Health, Board of Dentistry: 4052 Bald Cypress Way; Bin C-08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258; 850-488-0595.

        • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; https://coda.ada.org/.

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        • The Respiratory Therapy program (#200573) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; https://www.coarc.com.

        • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; https://www.arcstsa.org.

        • The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; https://www.caahep.org/, upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

        1. Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.

        2. Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.

        3. Financial aid is available to those who qualify but may not be available for all programs. Concorde does not guarantee financial aid or scholarship awards or amounts.

        4. Clinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes.

        5. Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.