Accredited Programs

Previously Accredited or Transferred Programs

(January 2016)

The programs listed below were previously accredited by CAHEA, CAAHEP or the ARC-PA, but have either closed, withdrawn from the accreditation process or transferred sponsorship as indicated below.

Closed or Transferred Programs Opened Closed
AL Medex University of Alabama-Birmingham Jun-73 Aug-76
AZ Community Health Medic Sept-72 1983
AZ Emergency Nurse Practitioner-Maricopa County General Hospital Oct-80 Apr-82
CA Charles Drew University Sept-72 Mar-10
CA Loma Linda University (Reaccredited9/15/2000) Oct-79 Oct-81
CA San Joaquin Valley College Mar-03 Oct-15
CA United States Navy * Apr-80 Aug-82
CA United States Navy * Apr-89 May-06
CO University of Colorado (Ob-Gyn Associate) Mar-75 Jun-77
FL Santa Fe Community College Jun-73 Jan-78
IL John H. Stroger Hospital Of Cook County/Malcolm X
(a.k.a. Chicago City-Wide/Cook County from 1988-1992)
Oct-88 Sept-13
IN Indiana University Nov-73 Aug-77
KY University of the Cumberlands Sept-09 May-13
LA Our Lady of the Lake College (Reaccredited in September 2010) Sept-05 Sept-09
MD The John Hopkins University Nov-74 Jun-79
MD University of Maryland Eastern Shore Jun-01 Dec-15
MO Stephens College Dec-76 Oct-78
MS University of Mississippi Sept-72 Jan-75
NC Catawba Valley Technical College Apr-78 Nov-80
NC University of North Carolina (Surgeon's Assistant) Oct-78 Aug-81
ND Medex University of North Dakota Nov-74 Apr-75
NH Dartmouth Medical School Feb-73 Jan-76
NJ University of Dentistry & Medicine of New Jersey (Students transferred to UMDNJ ,formerly UMDNJ/Rutgers University) Mar-03 Dec-03
NJ Seton Hall University/ UMDNJ Apr-97 Sept-03
NM Gallup Indian Medical Center Nov-73 Aug-83
NY Bayley Seton Hospital Program (this program became the St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center program, which has now become the current St. John's program) Nov-72 Oct-95
NY Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Apr-96 Dec-05
NY St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center (Bayley Seton Hospital); this became the current St. John's program Nov-72 July-05
NY Touro University - Bayshore (Reaccredited in March 1991) Jun-73 Sept-90
OH Cincinnati Technical College Nov-74 Oct-79
OH Cuyahoga Community College SA Program ** Apr-79 2005 **
OH Lake Erie College Mar-77 Jul-87
PA Community College of Allegheny County Apr-80 Aug-85
PA Pennsylvania State University (Hershey Medical Center) Mar-74 Sept-86
SC Medical University of South Carolina (Reaccredited in 1994) Nov-73 Jun-83
TN Bethel College (Reaccredited in 2008) Mar-01 Dec-06
TX United States Air Force Sheppard AFB * Sept-72 Jun-85
TX United States Air Force Sheppard AFB * Oct-91 Jun-97
TX United States Army *** Jun-73 Aug-77****
VA US Navy * Apr-80 Aug-86
WI Marshfield Clinic Foundation Mar-74 Oct-81
WV Alderson Broaddus College (Reaccredited in 1996) Sept-73 Mar-95
WV Alderson Broaddus College (Reaccredited in September 2010) Mar-96 Sept-09
WV Mountain State University (sponsorship transferred to U of Charleston, West Virginia 1.2013) 4/1/1996 Oct-14

* Military branch programs are now combined into the Interservice Program in Texas
** Cuyahoga Community College combined its PA and SA programs into one PA program in the Spring of 2005.
*** The Army program was first accredited in June, 1973. It closed in August, 1977 and was accredited again in September 1980 under the name US Army Academy of Health Sciences. Accreditation continued under the name of Army Medical Center and School AMEDDC&S (Academy of Health Sciences). In May, 1996 the ARC-PA accepted the transfer of the program's accreditation to what is now called the Interservice Physician Assistant Program Academy of Health Sciences.