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Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Cabarrus College of Health Sciences may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Further, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges may be contacted to file a third-party comment at the time of Cabarrus College’s decennial review or to file a complaint against Cabarrus College for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries regarding admission requirements, financial aid, academic programs, etc., should be directed to Cabarrus College.

In addition, many of the programs at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences are accredited by a governing body in that area of healthcare or health education. Each accrediting body is listed below.

The College has approved programs for Veterans' Benefits
Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Public Affairs
810 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20420 (800) 827-1000

The Louise Harkey School of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001 (202) 887-6791.

The Louise Harkey School of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001 (202) 887-6791.

The Louise Harkey School of Nursing Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is continuing accreditation.

The Louise Harkey School of Nursing Associate Degree program is approved by:
The North Carolina Board of Nursing
4516 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607 (919) 782-3211

The Louise Harkey School of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
202-887-6791

The Medical Assistant Diploma program is accredited by the:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th Street N., Suite 7709, Seminole, FL 33775 (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org

The Master of Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the:
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929 (301) 652-6611, www.acoteonline.org

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the:
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929 (301) 652-6611, www.acoteonline.org

The Respiratory Therapy program is seeking provisional accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater FL 33763 (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org

The Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120-8031 (303) 694-9262

There are no additional accreditations required for the following programs:

Associate of Science

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Wellness

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Leadership and Development

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Studies

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging

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