Radford University Carilion is an educational site of Radford University.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has authorized Radford University to offer postsecondary education in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Radford University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Radford University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
In addition to institutional accreditation, the following programs maintain professional accreditation and/or approval:
Emergency Services Program
The Emergency Services program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org
CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, 214-703-8445, www.coaemsp.org
The Emergency Services program is also accredited by the Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Medical Services (VAOEMS), 1041 Technology Park Drive, Glen Allen, VA. 23059, phone 1-800-523-6019
Medical Laboratory Science Program
The Medical Laboratory Science program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119. Website: https://www.naacls.org/
The baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, Washington DC 20001, (202)887-6791 . (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
The pre-licensure and accelerated baccalaureate nursing programs are approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Virginia Board of Nursing, Perimeter Center, 9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond Virginia 23233-1463, (804) 367-4515, Fax: (804) 527-4455, Complaints: (800) 533-1560, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: http://www.dhp.state.va.us/nursing.
Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant Programs
The Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) located at: ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department; American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 4720 Montgomery lane, Suite 200; Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, phone(301) 652-2682. (www.acoteonline.org)
Physician Assistant Program
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Physician Assistant program sponsored by Jefferson College 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 2023. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.
Respiratory Therapy Program
The Respiratory Therapy program, CoARC program number 200312, baccalaureate degree, Jefferson College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), www.coarc.com.