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Accreditation and Approvals

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

State Authorization

Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE): The institution and programs are authorized by the ODHE.  

Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
25 South Front St.
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
(614) 466-6000

Institutional Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC): The college is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) which awarded 10-year accreditation on the Standard Pathway in November 2012. The first Pathway comprehensive visit was successfully completed in November 2016, and the next reaffirmation visit occurs in 2022.

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle St.
Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
(312) 263-0456

Program Accreditation

The National League for Nursing is a national organization for faculty nurses and leaders in nurse education. It offers faculty development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to more than 40,000 individuals and 1,200 education and associate members.

National League for Nursing (NLN)
The Watergate
2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Eighth Floor
(800) 669-1656

The associate degree nursing program at Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the Aultman campus located at 2600 6th Street SW Canton, OH 44710 is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate of nursing program is continuing accreditation. The next site visit will be in Fall 2028.

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

“The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Aultman College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org) “. The CCNE Board of Commissioners granted accreditation to the baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Aultman College for ten years extending to December 31, 2030. The next visit will be in the spring of 2030.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 887-0456

The Associate of Applied Science in Radiography (AASR) program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). In 2018, the program was awarded a full 8-year accreditation, which is the maximum duration that may be granted by the JRCERT. The next visit will take place in 2026. 

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Dr.
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
[email protected]

Program Approval

The BSN prelicensure program received full approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing effective July 21, 2021, for a period of five years.

The ASN prelicensure program has full approval by the Ohio Board of Nursing last awarded in May 2017 for a period of five years. The most recent site visit occurred in 2022.

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