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Accreditation, Approvals and Memberships

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, and Ontario campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). ABHES 6116 Executive Blvd. Suite 730, North Bethesda, MD 20852; Phone (301) 291-7550 / email: Info@abhes.org / www.abhes.org
  • American Career College is a private institution, licensed to operate* by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). BPPE physical address: 1747 N. Market Blvd. Ste 225 Sacramento, CA 95834; Phone (916) 574-8900 / 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, Anaheim and Ontario campuses are programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). ABHES 6116 Executive Blvd. Suite 730, North Bethesda, MD 20852; Phone (301) 291-7550 / email: Info@abhes.org / www.abhes.org
  • The Respiratory Therapy (Associate of Occupational Science) programs in Anaheim and Ontario are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). CoARC 264 Precision Blvd., Telford, TN 37690; Phone (817) 283-2835 / Fax (817) 510-1063 / www.coarc.com. The Los Angeles campus (Program ID 200657) is currently in the process of seeking CoARC accreditation for a respiratory care program. However, American Career College Los Angeles can provide no assurance that accreditation will be granted by the CoARC.
  • The Vocational Nursing programs at the Los Angeles, Anaheim, and Ontario 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, Anaheim, and Ontario are approved by the Dental Board of California. 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 Physical Therapist Assistant Program in Anaheim and Ontario is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), (CAPTE 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; Phone: 703-706-3245; Email: accreditation@apta.org; Website: www.capteonline.org). 
  • The Occupational Therapy Assistant (Associate of Occupational Science) program in Anaheim 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 Los Angeles, Anaheim, and Ontario campuses are 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 Associate Degree in Nursing Program at the Los Angeles Campus has achieved candidacy status with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326; phone (404) 975-5000 / website: http://www.acenursing.com/candidates/candidacy.asp
  • 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 Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) www.career.org
  • American Career College is authorized to delivery distance education coursework in the state of California.

*License to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009

 

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