Accrediting and Approving Agencies

The University

Loma Linda University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510/748-9001
Fax: 510/748-9797
Website: <https://www.wscuc.org/>
Email: <https://www.wscuc.org/contact>

WSCUC is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Post-secondary Accreditation.

All entry-level degrees are accredited by their respective professional accrediting associations.

In addition to WSCUC, the following agencies accredit specific University schools or programs:

School of Allied Health Professions

Cardiopulmonary Sciences

Respiratory Care

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
264 Precision Blvd.
Telford, TN 37690
Telephone: 817/283-2835
Fax to plain paper: 817/354-8519
Fax to e-mail: 817/354-1063
Website: <http://www.coarc.com>

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Phlebotomy Certificate

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Laboratory Field Services (LFS)
Northern California Office
850 Marina Bay Parkway
Building P, 1st Floor
Richmond, CA 94804-6403
Telephone: 510/620-3800
Website: <http://www.cdph.ca.gov>

Clinical Laboratory Science (formerly medical technology)

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Telephone: 773/714-8880
Fax: 773/714-8886
Website: <http://www.naacls.org>
Email: <info@naacls.org>

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Laboratory Field Services (LFS)
850 Marina Bay Parkway
Building P, 1st Floor
Richmond, CA 94804-6403
Telephone: 510/620-3800

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
Telephone: 301/296-5700
Fax: 301/571-0457
Website: <http://www.asha.org>
Email: <accreditation@asha.org>

Health Informatics, Information Management, and Administration

Health Information Administration

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: 312/235-3255
Website: http://www.cahiim.org
Email: info@cahiim.org

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Telephone: 727/210-2350
Fax: 727/210-2354
Website: <http://www.caahep.org>
Email: <caahep@caahep.org>

Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics Program—B.S.

Nutrition and Dietetics Program—M.S.

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Telephone:  800/877-1600, ext. 5400
Fax: 312/899-4817
Website: <https://www.eatrightpro.org/acend>
Email: <ACEND@eatright.org>

Occupational Therapy

The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
Telephone: 301/652-2682 or toll free 800/377-8555
Fax: 301/652-7711
Website: <https://acoteonline.org/>
Email: <accred@aota.org>

Orthotics and Prosthetics

National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE), in collaboration with the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
330 John Carlyle Street., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: 703/836-7114
Fax: 703/836-0838
Website: <http://www.ncope.org/>
Email: <info@ncope.org>

Physical Therapy

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
3030 Potomac Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22305-3085
Telephone: 800/999-2782
Fax: 703/838-8910
Website: <www.capteonline.org>
Email: accreditation@apta.org

Physician Assistant Sciences

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
Johns Creek, GA  30097
Telephone: 770/476-1224
Fax: 770/476-1738
Website: <http://www.arc-pa.org>
Email: <accreditationservices@arc-pa.org>

Radiation Technology

Cardiac Electrophysiology Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Telephone: 727/210-2350
Fax: 727/210-2354
Website: <http://www.caahep.org/>
Email: <mail@caahep.org>

Medical Radiography—A.S.

Radiation Therapy Technology—B.S.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606-2901
Telephone: 312/704-5300
Fax: 312/704-5304
Website: <http://www.jrcert.org>

Diagnostic Medical Sonography—B.S.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Telephone: 727/210-2350
FAX: 727/210-2354
Website: <http://www.caahep.org>
Email: <mail@caahep.org>

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCE-DMS)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Telephone: 817/685-6629
Fax: 817/354-8519
Website: <http://www.jrcdms.org>
Email: <sharonworthing@coarc.com>

Nuclear Medicine Technology—B.S.

Joint Review Committee on Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
840 West Danforth Road, B1
Edmond, OK  73003
Telephone: 405/285-0546
Website: <www.jrcnmt.org>
Email: <https://www.jrcnmt.org/contact/>

California Department of Public Health Radiologic Health Branch (RHB)
P.O. Box 997414, MS 7610
Sacramento, CA 95899-7414
Telephone: 916/327-5106
Fax: 916/440-7999
Website: <http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/RadiologicHealthBranch.aspx>
Email: <RKubiak@dhs.ca.gov>

School of Behavioral Health

Marital and Family Therapy

Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3061
Telephone: 703/838-9808
Fax: 703/838-9805
Website: <http://www.aamft.org>
Email: <coamfte@aamft.org>

Pupil Personnel Services Credential

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
California State Department of Education

Psychology

Commission on Accreditation (CoA)
of the American Psychological Association (APA)
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: 202/336-5979
Fax: 202/336-5978
Website: <https://www.accreditation.apa.org/>
Email: <education@apa.org>

Social Work

Commission on Accreditation (COA)
of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Division of Standards and Accreditation
1600 Duke Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314-3457
Telephone: 703/683-8080
Fax: 703/683-8099
Website: <http://www.cswe.org>
Email: <info@cswe.org>

School of Dentistry

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
of the American Dental Association (ADA)
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
Telephone: 312/440-250
Fax: 312/440-2915
Website: <http://www.ada.org>
Email: <accreditation@ada.org>

School of Medicine

Medicine—M.D.

Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the
Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association (AMA)
655 K Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001-2399
Telephone: 202/828-0596
Websites: <http://www.lcme.org>; <http://www.aamc.org>
Email: <lcme@aamc.org>

Pathologists' Assistant—M.H.S.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Telephone: 847/939-3597
773/714-8880
Website: <http://www.naacls.org>

School of Nursing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: 202/463-6930
Fax: 202/785-8320
Website: <http://www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation>

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
222 South Prospect Avenue, Suite 304
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
Telephone: 847/692-7050
Fax: 847/692-6968
Website: <http://www.aana.com>
Email: <info@aana.com>

California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
1747 North Market Boulevard, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
Telephone: 916/322-3350; 855/526-2262 (toll-free)
Website: <http://rn.ca.gov>
Email: <NEC.BRN@dca.ca.gov>

School of Pharmacy

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60603-3499
Telephone: 312/664-3575
Fax: 866/228-2631
Website: <https://www.acpe-accredit.org/>
Email: <csinfo@acpe-accredit.org>

School of Public Health

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Telephone: 202/789-1050
Fax: 202/789-1895
Website: <http://www.ceph.org>
Email: <jconklin@ceph.org>

Nutrition

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
of the American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Telephone: 312/899-0040, ext. 5400 or 800/877-1600, ext. 5400
Fax: 312/899-4817
Website: <http://www.eatright.org/cade>
Email: <education@eatright.org>