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Accreditations

Touro College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, (MSCHE) an agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
P: 267-284-5000

This status covers Touro College and its branch campuses, locations, and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow.

 

Individual programs are additionally accredited by:

Nursing

The BS, Dual Degree AAS/BS, and RN-BS programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle NW
Washington DC 20036-1120
P: 202-887-6791

Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.

Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy program is registered with the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
P: (301) 652-2682 
www.acoteonline.org

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency

The OPTR program is a certificate program registered with and accredited by the New York State Department of Education Office of the Professions. The OPTR program is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Touro College is approved by the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions to provide mandatory continuing education (CEU) credits. The courses presented in the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program earn CEU credits in New York State, as well as collegiate-level credit.

ABTA-ABPTRFE‌American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE)
c/o American Physical Therapy Association
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
email: resfel@apta.org
P: (703) 706-3152
F: (703) 706-8186 

Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Touro College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

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Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
P: (703) 706-3245
email: 
accreditation@apta.org 
www.capteonline.org

Physician Assistant

Bay Shore/ Winthrop Extension Center

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Touro College Physician Assistant Program located in Bay Shore and its distant campus, located in Mineola, sponsored by Touro College School of Health Sciences. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2017. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA Policy.

Manhattan

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Touro College Physician Assistant Program located in Manhattan, sponsored by Touro College School of Health Sciences. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA standards.

The approximate date for the next validation review of the Touro College Manhattan Physician Assistant program by the ARC-PA will be September 2021. Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the accreditation standards and ARC-PA policy.

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
12000 Findley Road
Suite 150
Johns Creek, GA 30097
P: (770) 476-1224
F: (770) 476-1738

Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy

The PDPT program is registered with the New York State Department of Education, Office of the Professions. Graduates of the program receive a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.

Touro College is authorized by the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions to provide mandatory continuing education (CEU) credits. The courses presented in the Post-Professional DPT Program earn CEU credits in New York State, as well as collegiate-level credits.

Speech-Language Pathology 

The Master of Science degree program in Speech-Language Pathology at Touro College is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). The Program is also registered with the New York State Education Department. As an accredited program, Touro's Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Program abides by all ASHA standards. Its graduates meet the academic and clinical requirements for ASHA certification in Speech-Language Pathology, and are eligible to apply for state licensure.

Council on Academic Accreditation
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
P: (800) 498-2071 or (301) 296-5700