Accreditation
 

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Bradford School is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and specialized associate degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and Bradford School is deemed to hold recognized accreditation by the United State Department of Education. The address and telephone number of the Council are 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002, (202) 336-6780.

The Bradford School Medical Assisting Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The address and telephone number of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs are 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, (727) 210-2350.

The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312)440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; accreditation@apta.org is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states. 

Bradford School is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist assistant education program from CAPTE. The program is planning to submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage, on March 1, 2017. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the professional/technical phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in professional/technical courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation. 

Click here for a copy of our school catalog, which contains more information about our accreditation. 

 


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