STATE SPECIFIC ACCREDITATION, APPROVALS AND REGULATIONS
Particular states require schools to present state-specific accreditation standards, program approvals and regulations. Concorde adheres to those requirements, and presents that information below.
FOR WASHINGTON RESIDENTS:
Concorde Career College (Kansas City, MO) is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Concorde Career College (Kansas City, MO) to advertise, recruit and offer field placement for specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any persons desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS:
California residents enrolled in Concorde Career College online programs receive instruction and support through the Kansas City, MO campus only.
FOR LOUISIANA RESIDENTS:
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is currently licensed by the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana. Licenses are renewed by the State Board of Regents every two years. Licensed institutions have met minimal operational standards set forth by the state, but licensure does not constitute accreditation, guarantee the transferability of credit, nor signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.
FOR TEXAS RESIDENTS:
Concorde Career College, Kansas City, is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code. The programs at Concorde, Kansas City, are approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and the Missouri Department of Higher Education. The Missouri Department of Higher Education serves as a clearinghouse for postsecondary student complaints. The MDHE complaint policy may be found at: //www.dhe.mo.gov/documents/POLICYONCOMPLAINTRESOLUTION-reviseddraft.pdf. This webpage contains information about the complaint process and includes instructions for how to file a formal complaint. Note that the policy provides that a student who wishes to file a complaint with the department must first exhaust all formal and informal avenues provided by the institution to resolve disputes.