Accreditation - California Institute of Medical Science

Accreditation

National Accreditation:

The California Institute of Medical Science holds accreditation through the Council on Occupational Education (COE). www.council.org

The Accrediting Commission of the COE is listed by the United States Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. The Secretary of Education is required by law to publish a list of nationally recognized accrediting agencies that the Secretary determines to be reliable authorities as to the quality of education provided by the institutions of higher education.

Institutional Approval:

California Institute of Medical Science is a private institution that is approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means compliance with state standards.

Programmatic Approval:

Medical Assistant

The Medical Lab Assistant module meets the requirements set by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) for certification upon passing their national exam.

Certified Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide 

Both programs are approved by the California Department of Public Health.

Lab Assistant

The Medical Lab Assistant module meets the requirements set by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) for certification upon passing their national exam.

Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy Technician module is approved by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
NAACLS is a programmatic accrediting body that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). In California, NAACLS grants program approval to phlebotomy technician programs.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (773) 714-8880
www.naacls.org

 

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