Accreditation Timeline

This page was updated on 11/16/2023. Please contact Dr. Kristen Sterba ( with any questions.

Academic Year 2022-23

College of Health Professions – Physical Therapy – Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

College of Health Professions – Ophthalmic Medical Technology – Committee on Accreditation for Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP)

Academic Year 2023-24

College of Health Professions – Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)

College of Health Professions – Genetic Counseling – Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC)

College of Health Professions – Cytotechnology –  Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee (CPRC)

Academic Year 2024-25

College of Nursing (BSN and MNSC)Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

College of Nursing DNP Nurse AnesthesiaCouncil on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs -Site Visit, Spring 2025

College of Health Professions – Communication Sciences and  Disorders – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association,  Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Pathology

College of Health Professions – Audiology – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (AUD) – Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Pathology

Academic Year 2025-26

College of Health Professions – Cardio-Respiratory Care  – Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

College of Health Professions – Radiologic Imaging Sciences – Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCET)

Academic Year 2026-27

University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesHigher Learning Commission

College of Health Professions – Physician Assistant – Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)

College of Health Professions – Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences – Joint Review Committee on the Accreditation of Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)

Academic Year 2027-28

College of Health Professions – Dietetics – Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Academic Year 2028-29

College of Public Health (PhD, MS)Council on Education for Public Health

College of Health Professions – Occupational TherapyAccreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

College of Public Health Master’s in Health Administration– Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Academic Year 2029-30

College of Health Professions – Dental Hygiene – Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (CODA)

College of Nursing (DNP)Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

College of Health Professions – Medical Laboratory Science – National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (MT)

College of Pharmacy –  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

Academic Year 2030-31

College of Medicine – Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the Association of American Medical Colleges (LCME)