Accreditation


Several individual academic programs have additional accreditations.

Athletic Training

Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), www.caate.net.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry is approved by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society, www.acs.org.

Education

Education has full program approval through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, ope.ed.gov.

Master of Occupational Therapy

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is recognized as the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education by both the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Master of Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. Telephone number: 301.652.AOTA (301.652.2682), website: www.acoteonline.org.

Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

Nursing

The Baccalaureate degree in Nursing at Carroll University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. The nursing program is also approved by the Department of Regulation and Licensing, Wisconsin State Board of Nursing.

Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Carroll University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org.

Physician Assistant Studies

The PA program was granted continuing accreditation in 2013 from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). "The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) is the accrediting agency that protects the interests of the public and PA profession by defining the standards for PA education and evaluating PA educational programs within the territorial United States to ensure their compliance with those standards." www.arc-pa.org

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