Programmatic Accreditation

The Dental Hygiene program at the Sacramento and San Jose campuses are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. 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 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda.

The Medical Assisting certificate programs at the Citrus Heights, Pleasant Hill, Pomona, Sacramento, San Jose, San Leandro and Stockton campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (CAAHEP, 25400 US Highway 19N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727 210 2350, www.caahep.org).

The Pharmacy Technology program at the Citrus Heights, Pomona, Pleasant Hill, Sacramento, San Jose, San Leandro, and Stockton campuses are accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, 301 657 3000, www.ashp.org/accreditation.

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at the Pleasant Hill campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703 706 3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website www.capteonline.org. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.capteonline.org/complaints/.

The Respiratory Care Associate of Science degree program at the Pleasant Hill campus ( #200536) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244, 817 283 2835. The commission’s web address is: www.coarc.com.

The Surgical Technology programs at the Citrus Heights and San Jose campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, (CAAHEP, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727 210 2350, www.caahep.org). The program at the Citrus Heights campus has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of September 16, 2016.

The Veterinary Technology program at the Citrus Heights, Pleasant Hill, Pomona, Sacramento, San Jose, San Leandro, and Stockton campuses are accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association as a program for educating veterinary technicians, www.avma.org/professionaldevelopment/education/accreditation/programs/pages/default.aspx.