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University of Nebraska Medical Center

College & Program Accreditation

In addition to the UNMC's institutional accreditation, many colleges and programs also maintain specialized accreditation. College and program level accreditation is awarded by a specialized accreditor that is often associated with a national professional organization. 

Institutional & Professional Accreditations

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* Physical Therapy Education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE): 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; 703-706-3245; accreditation@apta.org

1 Re-accreditation scheduled for 2020 was postponed due to COVID-19. Current status is "Continued Accreditation."

2 Applied for candidacy in December 2020. Candidacy decision is expected in April 2021. The program will submit a self-study in November 2022 and expects an Initial Review Decision in April 2023. Following an On-Site Evaluation in the Fall of 2023, a Final Accreditation Decision is expected in December 2023.

 

Last updated: March 2021

Institutional University of Nebraska Medical Center Higher Learning Commission (HLC)  Accredited  2017  2026-2027 
Allied Health Clinical Perfusion (MS) Accreditation Committee-Perfusion Education (AC-PE)  Accredited  2011  2021 
Allied Health Cytotechnology (Post-Baccalaureate Certificate) American Society of Cytopathology: Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee (CPRC)  Accredited  2015  2022 
Allied Health Diagnostic Med Sonography (BS & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate) Joint review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)  Accredited  2015  20201 
Allied Health Genetic Counseling (MS) Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling  Accredited  2019  2023 
Allied Health Magnetic Resonance Imaging (BS & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate) Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRC-ERT)  Accredited  2019  2029 
Allied Health Medical Laboratory Science (BS) National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)  Accredited  2019  2027 
Allied Health Medical Nutrition (MMN) American Dietetic Association (ADA)  Accredited  2018  2022 
Allied Health Occupational Therapy (OTD) Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Accreditation (ACOTE) Applicant for Candidacy   2018 20212 
Allied Health Physical Therapy (Doctorate) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE)*  Accredited  2014  2024 
Allied Health Physician Assistant Studies (BS & MS) Accreditation Review Committee on Education for Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)  Accredited  2017  2027 
Allied Health Radiation Therapy (BS & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate) Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRC-ERT)  Accredited  2015  2023
Allied Health Radiography (BS) Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRC-ERT)  Accredited  2015  2023
Dentistry College of Dentistry (DDS & BSDH) Commission on Dental Accreditation  Accredited  2014  2021
Public Health College of Public Health (MPH & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate) Council on Education for Public Health  Accredited  2017  2027
Medicine College of Medicine (MD & BSM) Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)  Accredited  2015  2022
Nursing College of Nursing (BSN, MSN, DNP, Post-Masters Certificate) Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)  Accredited  2019  2028
Nursing Continuing Education in Nursing  American Nurses Division of Credentialing Center Association (ANCC)  Accredited  2017  2024
Pharmacy College of Pharmacy (Doctorate)  Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)  Accredited  2021  2029