Accreditation

Accreditation | Los Angeles, OC & Ontario, CA

Accreditation may not mean much to you now, but it should. ACC works hard to maintain the standards set by various accrediting bodies. This means that the facilities meet the accreditor’s rigorous standards, that the faculty is qualified, and that our programs meet the objectives required for a career in the field. At ACC, you'll be learning what you need to know. You can be confident that you are completing an academically rigorous curriculum when you enroll in one of our accredited health care training programs.

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The College voluntarily undergoes periodic accrediting evaluations by teams of qualified examiners including subject matter experts in occupational education and private postsecondary school administration.

  • The Los Angeles, Anaheim, Long Beach, Ontario, and Lynwood campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). ABHES 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314N, Falls Church, VA 22043; Phone (703) 917-9503 / Fax (703) 917-4109 /www.abhes.org
  • American Career College is a private institution, licensed to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). BPPE physical address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833; mailing address: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818; Phone (916) 431-6959 / Toll free (888) 370-7589 / Fax (916) 263-1897 / www.bppe.ca.gov
  • The Surgical Technology (Associate of Occupational Science) programs at the Los Angeles, Orange County and Ontario campuses are programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). ABHES 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314N, Falls Church, VA 22043; Phone (703) 917-9503 / Fax (703) 917-4109 / www.abhes.org
  • The Medical Assistant programs at all campuses are programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). ABHES 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314N, Falls Church, VA 22043; Phone (703) 917-9503 / Fax (703) 917-4109 / www.abhes.org
  • The Pharmacy Technician training programs at the Los Angeles, Orange County and Ontario campuses are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). ASHP 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814; Phone: Toll free (866) 279-0681 / www.ashp.org
  • The Respiratory Therapy (Associate of Occupational Science) programs in Orange County and Ontario are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). CoARC 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; Phone (817) 283-2835 / Fax (817) 510-1063 /www.coarc.com
  • The Vocational Nursing programs at the Los Angeles, Orange County, Ontario, and Lynwood campuses are approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). BVNPT 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205,Sacramento, CA 95833; Phone (916) 263-7800 / www.bvnpt.ca.gov
  • The Dental Assisting programs in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Ontario are approved by the Dental Board of California. The Dental Assisting program in Long Beach is currently approved for stand-alone courses required for graduates to sit for the RDA examination and intends to submit an application to the Dental Board of California in 2014. Dental Board of California 2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1550, Sacramento, CA 95815; Phone (916) 263-2300 / Fax (916) 263-2140 /www.dbc.ca.gov
  • The Health Information Technology (Associate of Occupational Science) program in Orange County is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800; Phone (312) 233-1100 / www.cahiim.org
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant Program in Orange County is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), (CAPTE 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; Phone: 703-706-3245; Email:accreditation@apta.org; Website: www.capteonline.org).
  • The Occupational Therapy Assistant (Associate of Occupational Science) program in Orange County is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) (ACOTE 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; Phone: 301-652-AOTA / www.acoteonline.org).
  • The Radiography (Associate of Occupational Science) program at the Ontario campus is approved by the California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch (CDPH-RHB). Department of Public Health Radiologic Health Branch 1500 Capitol Avenue, 5th Floor, MS 7610, Sacramento, CA 95814-5006; Phone: 916-327-5106 / Fax: 916-440-7999 / www.cdph.ca.gov
  • The Associate Degree in Nursing (Associate of Science) program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Board of Registered Nursing: 1747 North Market Boulevard, Suite 150, Sacramento, CA 95834/ Phone (916) 322-3350 / Fax (916) 574-7697 / www.rn.ca.gov
  • The College is approved for training of Veterans and eligible persons under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code.
  • The College is a member of the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS).www.cappsonline.org; and the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU)www.apscu.org.