ACCREDITING COMMISSION OF CAREER SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES (ACCSC)

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.

For individual programmatic accreditation and licensure, please see campus below.

COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION (COE)

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.

For individual programmatic accreditation and licensure, please see campus below.

California
Garden Grove

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The BPPE website may be accessed at www.bppe.ca.gov
  • 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.

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; www.ada.org/en/coda.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – Garden Grove is 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: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 714-703-1900 or email LReed@concorde.edu.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
North Hollywood

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The BPPE website may be accessed at www.bppe.ca.gov
  • 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.

 

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), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 818-766-8151 or email YVerba@concorde.edu.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com/.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org/.
San Bernadino

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The BPPE website may be accessed at www.bppe.ca.gov
  • 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.

Programmatic Accreditation:

  • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval with reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda.
  • The Neurodiagnostic Technology program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP),25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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, www.coa-ndt.org/.
  • The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.coapsg.org.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com/.
San Diego

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The BPPE website may be accessed at www.bppe.ca.gov
  • 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.

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; www.ada.org/en/coda.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – San Diego is 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: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 619-688-0800 or email MRiley@concorde.edu.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org/.
  • The Vocational Nursing 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.
Colorado
Aurora

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board.
  • The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. The nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000; www.acenursing.org.

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; www.ada.org/en/coda.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – Aurora is 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: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 303-861-1151 or email APaez@concorde.edu.
  • The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; 312-704-5300; www.jrcert.org.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org.
Florida
Jacksonville

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Flordia 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.
  • The Nursing program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Division of health, Division of Medical Quality Insurance, Florida Board of Nursing. Department of Health, Board of Nursing, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-02, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252; 850-488-0595; www.floridanursing.gov
  • The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Division of health, Division of Medical Quality Insurance, Florida Board of Nursing. Department of Health, Board of Nursing, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-02, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252; 850-488-0595; www.floridanursing.gov

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 Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career Institute – Jacksonville is 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: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 904-725-0525 or email LHurtak@concorde.edu.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org.
Miramar

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Flordia 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.
  • The Nursing program is approved by the Florida Department 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. the nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, BA 30326; 404-975-5000; www.acenursing.org
  • 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.

Programmatic Accreditation:

  • 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 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. Their website is www.acoteonline.org. ACOTE’s email is accred@aota.org.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career Institute – Miramar is 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: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 954-731-8880 or email VNieto@concorde.edu.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org.
Orlando

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Flordia 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.
  • 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 Nursing program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Insurance, Florida Board of Nursing. Pursuant to Fla. Stat. 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.
Tampa

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Flordia 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.
  • 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.

Programmatic Accreditation:

  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org.
Missouri
Kansas City

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Approved to operate by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education.
  • 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 www.nc-sara.org.
  • Approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.
  • The Missouri Board of Nursing has granted conditional approval to the Practical Nursing program. Missouri Board of Nursing: P.O. Box 656, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656; 573-751-0681; www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp.

Programmatic Accreditation:

Oregon
Portland

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • 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 Office of Degree Authorization, 775 Court Street, NE, Salem, OR 97301.
  • Concorde Career College (Portland, OR) is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum education standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act.
  • The Practical Nursing program at Concorde Career College-Portland campus has been granted continuing Board approval by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Programmatic Accreditation:

  • The Medical Assistant program is accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Ste 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; www.maerb.org.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org.
Texas
Dallas

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Approved and regulated by the Taxes Workforce Commision, 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.
  • 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; www.bon.texas.gov
  • The Nursing program has been granted conditional approval by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Texas Board of Nursing: 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701; 512-305-7400; www.bon.texas.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; www.ada.org/en/coda.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – Dallas is 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: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 469-221-3400 or email bchandler@concorde.edu.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org.
Grand Prairie

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Approved and regulated by the Taxes Workforce Commision, 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.
  • 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; www.bon.texas.gov

Programmatic Accreditation:

  • The Neurodiagnostic Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoANDT), 22 Railroad Avenue, Suite 3, Beverly, MA 01915, 978-338- 6300, www.coa-ndt.org/.
  • The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park St, Clearwater, FL 33756; Phone: 727-210- 2350; 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; www.coapsg.org.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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; www.arcstsa.org.
San Antonio

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Licensure:

  • Approved and regulated by the Taxes Workforce Commision, 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; www.ada.org/en/coda.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – San Antonio is 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: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 210-428-2000 or email DBartels@concorde.edu.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
Mississippi
Southaven

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Concorde is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution.

Licensure:

Tennessee
Memphis

Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Concorde is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution.

Licensure:

  • Concorde Career College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. www.tn.gov/thec.
  • Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary Schools and College Registration, License No. C-662.
  • The Massage Therapy program is approved by the Massage Therapy Board, State of Tennessee Health Related Boards. Massage Therapy Board, State of Tennessee Health Related Boards: 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243; 615-253-2111; 1-800-778-4123.
  • The Nursing program has been placed on conditional approval by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation, Division of Health Related Boards. 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; www.Tennessee.gov/health.

Programmatic Accreditation:

  • For students who started in the Dental Assistant diploma program prior to February 26, 2018, the program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval with reporting requirements.” The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: ada.org/coda.
  • For students who started in the Dental Assisting diploma program after February 26, 2018, the 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; www.ada.org/en/coda.
  • The Associate Degree Health Information Management Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Therefore, students are not currently eligible to sit for the RHIT certification exam.
  • The Medical Laboratory Technician Program is licensed by the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, Division of Health Licensure and Regulation, Office of Health Related Boards. The program has been awarded Initial Accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, (773) 714-8880 or www.naacls.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 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. Their website is www.acoteonline.org. ACOTE’s email is accred@aota.org.
  • The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 657-3000.
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  • The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – Memphis is 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: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see http://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNotices/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 901-761-9494 or email SWebb@Concorde.edu.
  • The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park St, Clearwater, FL 33756; Phone: 727-210- 2350; 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; www.coapsg.org.
  • The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; 312-704-5300; www.jrcert.org.
  • The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com.
  • The Surgical Technologist diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep.org), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350, upon the recommendation of 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; www.arcstsa.org. The program has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of May 18, 2018.