What are Central Penn College’s Accreditations?
Central Penn College’s accreditations include Middle States Commission on Higher Education, CAAHEP, MAERB, CAPTE, ABA and ACOTE.
Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
1007 North Orange Street
4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Status: Accreditation Granted 1977. Accreditation Last Reaffirmed 2022. Next Mid-Point Peer Review is 2026; next Self-Study Evaluation is 2029-2030. Approved Credential Levels: Postsecondary Award (Certificate/Diploma); Post-baccalaureate Certificate; Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s Degrees.
The Secretary of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to award the Master’s of Professional Studies degree, the Bachelor’s of Science degree, the Associate’s in Science degree, and the Associate in Applied Science degree.
Postsecondary Certificate program; Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree programs; Bachelor of Science degree programs; and Master of Professional Studies degree program. Certificate program coursework can be completed in nine months. Associate degree coursework can be completed in as little as 15 months, plus an internship. Bachelor’s degree programs may be completed in three years, plus an internship. Master’s degree coursework can be completed in as little as a year and a half.*
*The undergraduate program length is designed for students who are enrolled full time and complete and pass every course required for graduation in the specified time frame. The graduate program length is designed for graduate students who are enrolled part time and successfully complete six consecutive terms. The postsecondary certificate program length is designed for students who are enrolled part time and successfully complete three consecutive terms.
MEDICAL ASSISTING (AAS) ACCREDITATION
Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). CAAHEP, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, (727.210.2350), www.caahep.org.
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT (AAS) ACCREDITATION
The Physical Therapist Program at Central Penn College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see http://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNotices/. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 717-728-2315 or email email@example.com.
PARALEGAL (AS) APPROVAL
The Paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, (321.988.5000), www.americanbar.org.
LEGAL STUDIES (BS) APPROVAL
Legal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7598, (321.988.5000), www.americanbar.org.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT (AAS) ACCREDITATION
Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929., (301.652.6611), WWW.ACOTEONLINE.ORG.