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Institutional & Program Accreditation Information

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. 

Institutional Accreditation 

Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE): All programs are authorized by the ODHE.  The ODHE was formerly known as the Ohio Board of Regents (OBR).

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 as a result of the November 12-14, 2012 comprehensive visit. The first Pathway visit occurred in November 2016, and the next reaffirmation visit will be in 2022.

Program Accreditation

The Associate of Science in Nursing program (ASN) is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The OBN awarded full approval on May 17, 2017, for a period of five years. ACEN granted continuing accreditation to the ASN in July 2015. The next scheduled evaluation visit is fall 2020.

The Associate Degree in Radiography 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. 

The bachelor of science in nursing program was reviewed in February 2015 for initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and received full accreditation through 2020. The next visit will take place in spring 2020.

The bachelor of social work program is in the process of seeking candidacy for accreditation with the Council on Social Work Accreditation (CSWE).

The medical assisting program is formally affiliated with American Medical Technologists (AMT) and the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), a national certification agency. The Medical Assisting Certificate program is in the process of seeking accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Contact Information:

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

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

Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree 

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 2001
(202) 887-6791


Associate of Science in Nursing degree 

Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)
17 South High St.
Suite 660
Columbus, OH 43215-3947
(614) 466-3947

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

Associate Degree in Radiography 

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


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