Dominican College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

In addition, several of the College’s programs hold specialized national accreditation:

  • The Business programs are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
  • The Baccalaureate and Masters Nursing programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • The Occupational Therapy program by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
  • The Physical Therapy program by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
  • The Social Work program by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
  • Both the Baccalaureate and Masters Teacher Education program by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Professionals (CAEP). The undergraduate and graduate programs in Teacher Education are in transition from accreditation by C.A.E.P. to accreditation by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).
  • Dominican College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).  The program has been placed on Probation as of February 11, 2020, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.The program has chosen to Voluntarily Withdraw its Accreditation effective August 27, 2021.  The program will remain on Probation until the Withdraw is effective and the program is closed.

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