Accrediting and Approving Agencies

The University

Loma Linda University is accredited by WASC: Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510/748-9001
Fax: 510/748-9797
Web site: <https://www.wascsenior.org>
E-mail: <wascsr@wascsenior.org>

WASC 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 WASC, the following agencies accredit specific University schools or programs:

School of Allied Health Professions

Cardiopulmonary Sciences

Cardiac Electrophysiology Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Telephone: 727/210-2350
Fax: 727/210-2354
Web site: <http://www.caahep.org/>
E-mail: <mail@caahep.org>

Respiratory Care

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Telephone: 800/874-5615 or 817/283-2835
Fax: 817/354-8519 or 817/252-0773
Web site: <http://www.coarc.com>
E-mail: <richwalker@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
Web site: <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
Web site: <http://www.naacls.org>
E-mail: <naaclsinfo@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

Cytotechnology

American Society of Cytopathology (ASC)
100 West 10th Street
Suite 605
Wilmington, DE 19801
Telephone: 302/543-0683
Fax: 302/543-6597
E-mail: <asc@cytopathology.org>

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Telephone: 727/210-2350
Fax: 727/210-2354
Web site: <http://www.caahep.org>
E-mail: <caahep@caahep.org>

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
Web site: <http://www.asha.org>
E-mail: <accreditation@asha.org>

Health Information Management

Health Information Administration

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
233 North Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
Telephone: 312/233-1100
Fax: 312/233-1948
Web site: http://www.cahiim.org
E-mail: info@cahiim.org

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1970
Chicago, IL 60601-2208
Telephone: 312/553-9355
Fax: 312/553-9616
Web site: <http://www.caahep.org>
E-mail: <caahep@caahep.org>

Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics Program—B.S.

Nutrition and Dietetics Program—M.S.

Nutrition Care Management Online Program—M.S.

Accreditation Council 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
Web site: <http://www.eatright.org/cade>
E-mail: <education@eatright.org>

Occupational Therapy

The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
Telephone: 301/652-2682 or toll free 800/377-8555
Fax: 301/652-7711
Web site: <http://www.aota.org>
E-mail: <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
Web site: <http://www.ncope.org/>
E-mail: <info@ncope.org>

Physical Therapy

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: 703/706-3245
Fax: 703/838-8910
Web site: <http://www.apta.org>
E-mail: see Web site

Physician Assistant Sciences

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
Medical Education Department 1R6
1000 North Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449-5778
Telephone: 715/389-3785
Fax: 715/387-5163
Web site: <http://www.arc-pa.org>
E-mail: <mccartyj@mfldclin.edu>

Radiation Technology

Medical Radiography—A.S.

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
1255 Northland Drive
St. Paul, MN 55120-1155

Radiation Therapy Technology—Certificate

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
Web site: <http://www.jrcert.org>

Diagnostic Medical Sonography—Certificate

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1970
Chicago, IL 60601-2208
Telephone: 312/553-9355
FAX: 312/553-9616
Web site: <http://www.caahep.org>
E-mail: <caahep@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
Web site: <http://www.jrcdms.org>
E-mail: <sharonworthing@coarc.com>

Nuclear Medicine Technology—Certificate

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
Web site: <http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/RadiologicHealthBranch.aspx>
E-mail: <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)
1133 15th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005-2710
Telephone: 202/467-5111 or 452-0109
Fax: 202/223-2329
Web site: <http://www.aamft.org>
E-mail: <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: 202/336-5500
Fax: 202/336-5978
Web site: <http://www.apa.org>
E-mail: <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
Web site: <http://www.cswe.org>
E-mail: <info@cswe.org>

School of Dentistry

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
of the American Dental Association (ADA)
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: 800/621-8099
Fax: 312/440-2915
Web site: <http://www.ada.org>
E-mail: <accreditation@ada.org>

School of Medicine

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)
2450 N Street NW
Washington, DC 30037
Telephone: 202/828-0596
Fax: 202/828-1125
Web sites: <http://www.lcme.org>; <http://www.aamc.org>
E-mail: <lcme@aamc.org>

School of Nursing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
Telephone: 202/887-6791
Fax: 202/887-8476
Web site: <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
Web site: <http://www.aana.com>
E-mail: <info@aana.com>

California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
1747 North Market Boulevard, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
Telephone: 916/322-3350
Web site: <http://rn.ca.gov>
E-mail: <NEC.BRN@dca.ca.gov>

School of Pharmacy

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
20 North Clark Street, Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60602-5109
Telephone: 312/664-3575
Fax: 312/664-4652
E-mail: <info@acpe-accredit.org>

School of Public Health

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
800 Eye Street NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20001-3710
Telephone: 202/789-1050
Fax: 202/789-1895
Web site: <http://www.ceph.org>
E-mail: <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
Web site: <http://www.eatright.org/cade>
E-mail: <education@eatright.org>