Accreditation


Accreditation

The college participates in and complies with accrediting and regulatory processes that help to ensure a quality education for our students.  Meeting the requirements set forth by the regulatory agencies listed below ensures an ongoing process of assessing institutional effectiveness. Click here to learn more about what accreditation is and why it is important.

Accreditation Update as of May 1, 2013

 

Aultman College is consistently recognized for its premier associate degree programs in nursing and radiography. We are proud of our quality commitment to students and the communities we serve.

The college is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and our programs are authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents (OBR). The nursing program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and the radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Results of recent accreditation and approval visits are as follows:

HLC:  The college received 10 year regional accreditation as a result of the November 12-14, 2012 comprehensive visit. The next reaffirmation visit will be in 2022.

ACEN: The September 25-27, 2012 site visit resulted in full accreditation for the associate of science in nursing (ASN) program through 2015. The program received warning status for specific areas of improvement which will be addressed during the scheduled ACEN visit in 2015.

OBN:  Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences ASN Program was granted full approval by the Board of Nursing on May 17, 2012, for a period of five years. 

*Effective May 6, 2013, NLNAC will be known as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Information about this name change is available at www.acenursing.org

Aultman College is accredited by:

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA)
230 South LaSalle St.
Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
(312) 263-0456
www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Authorized to confer an Associate of Science in Nursing degree and an Associate of Science in Radiography degree by:

Ohio Board of Regents (OBR)
30 East Broad St
36th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215-3414
(614) 466-6000
www.regents.ohio.gov

Associate of Science in Nursing degree 

Full approval by:

Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)
17 South High St.
Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215-3413
(614) 466-3947
www.nursing.ohio.gov

Accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 
(404) 975-5000
 www.acenursing.org

Associate of Science in Radiography degree

Accredited by:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
(Effective Nov. 14, 2011)
20 N. Wacker Dr.
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
www.jrcert.org

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