Clarkson College has maintained continuous accreditation with The Higher Learning Commission since 1984 for all programs. 

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604
PH 800.621.7440
Statement of Accreditation Status

Healthcare Education and Leadership Program

Doctorate of Education in Healthcare Education and Leadership

Community Health Program

Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health and related certificates available.

Medical Imaging

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging.

Nursing Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate of Nursing Practice


Also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
PH 404.975.5000

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Also approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Specialty in Nurse Anesthesia & Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Nurse Anesthesia

COA Seal

Also accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
222 S. Prospect Ave. Park Ridge, IL 60068
PH 847.655.1160

Healthcare Business Programs 

  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Business with Major in Management

Health Information Management Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Business with Major in Health Information Administration
  • Associate of Science in Health Information Technology

The Health Information Technology Associate Degree Program, Health Information Administration Baccalaureate Degree program, and the Health Information Administration Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Degree program are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). 


233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor Chicago, IL 60601-5800
PH 312.233.1131

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant

Clarkson College is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085
Phone: 703.706.3245

Radiography Program

Associate of Science in Radiography
Also fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182
PH 312.704.5300

As an accredited program, the Radiography program is required to meet specific standards. Complaints or concerns involving accreditation issues should be directed to the Faculty Committee (any faculty member) or the JRCERT. Upon receipt of any allegations of non-compliance, the program director and the faculty involved will investigate the report within three weeks. If an incident of non-compliance is identified, the program director and faculty will take action within the following three weeks to remedy the situation. The results of such actions will be reviewed and discussed during the next Faculty Committee meeting.

Continuing Education

Clarkson College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Physical Therapy & Physical Therapist Assistant
For Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant continuing education activities, appropriate continuing education units are sought through the Nebraska Chapter American Physical Therapy Association.
600 S. 42 St. Omaha, NE 68198-5450
PH 402.559.6415

Health Information Management
For Health Information Management continuing education activities, appropriate continuing education units are sought through the American Academy of Professional Coders and/or the American Health Information Management Association.

Basic & Advanced Life Support & First Aid
Approved by the American Heart Association 
7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231

Nurse Aide & Medication Aide
Approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Regulation and Licensure; Credentialing Division
P.O. Box 94986 Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
PH 402.471.4376

Nurse Refresher
Approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing

Note: Details and updates concerning accreditation can be found by contacting the appropriate program director.