Accreditation & Approvals

Clarkson College has maintained continuous accreditation with The Higher Learning Commission North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) from 1984 to present.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing programs and the Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing program have accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850  Atlanta, GA 30326   PH 404.975.5000   www.acenursing.org

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is also approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing. http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_nursing_nursingindex.aspx

The Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Nurse Anesthesia program is also accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). 222 S. Prospect Ave.  Park Ridge, IL 60068   PH 847.655.1160

The Doctor of Nursing Practice is a candiate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326 PH 404.975.5000 www.acenursing.org

The Diploma in Practical Nursing program has approval for operation from the Nebraska State Board of Nursing. http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_nursing_nursingindex.aspx

The Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). As an accredited program, the Radiologic Technology program is required to meet standards which can be found at: jrcert.org/acc_standards.html 

Complaints or concerns involving accreditation issues should be directed to the Faculty Committee (any faculty member) or the JRCERT. 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850  Chicago, IL 60606   PH 312.704.5300   JRCERT@aol.com

Upon receipt of any allegations of non-compliance, the program director and the faculty involved will investigate the report within three weeks. If an incident of non-compliance is identified, the program director and faculty will take action within the following three weeks to remedy the situation. The results of such actions will be reviewed and discussed during the next Faculty Committee meeting.

The Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program has accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
1111 North Fairfax Street  Alexandria, VA 22314   PH 703.706.3245
accreditation@apta.org   capteonline.org

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business with major in Health Information Administration and Associate of Science in Health Information Technology programs have accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor  Chicago, IL 60601-5800   PH 312.233.1131   cahiim.org

Nursing Continuing Education
Clarkson College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Clarkson College is approved Iowa provider 345.

Physical Therapy Continuing Education
For Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant continuing education activities appropriate CEUs are sought through:
Nebraska Chapter American Physical Therapy Association
600 S. 42 St.  Omaha, NE 68198-5450   PH 402.559.6415   apta.org

Health Information Management Continuing Education
For Health Information Management continuing education activities appropriate CEUs are sought through:
American Academy of Professional Coders
2480 South 3850 West, Suite B   Salt Lake City, UT 84120   aapc.com
And/or
American Health Information Management Association
233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor  Chicago, IL 60601-5809   ahima.org

The Basic and Advanced Life Support and First Aid courses are approved by:
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.  Dallas, TX 75231   americanheart.org

The Nurse Aide and Medication Aide programs are approved by:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Regulation and Licensure; Credentialing Division
P.O. Box 94986  Lincoln, NE 68509-4986   PH 402.471.4376   http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_nursing_nursingindex.aspx

The Nurse Refresher program is approved by:
The Nebraska State Board of Nursing   http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_nursing_nursingindex.aspx

Note: Details and updates concerning accreditation can be found by contacting the appropriate program director.