Accreditation

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Bachelor of Health Sciences, and the Associate of Science. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences. Normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission's office.

Educational programs are accredited by the appropriate professional organizations listed below. Additional information on the current accreditation status for diagnostic medical sonography, medical radiography, nuclear medicine technology, radiation therapy, and respiratory care is available on the respective program’s web pages.

Programs

Accrediting Bodies
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350; fax 727-210-2354
www.caahep.org

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)
6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, MD 21043
443-973-3251
www.jrcdms.org

Medical Laboratory Science

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
773-714-8880

CoARC holds recognition from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

www.naacls.org

Tennessee Department of Health
Medical Laboratory Board
Metro Center Complex
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37423
www.tennessee.gov

Medical Radiography

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
312-704-5300
www.jrcert.org

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
820 W. Danforth Road, #B1
Edmond, OK 73003
405-285-0546
www.jrcnmt.org
The JRCNMT holds recognition from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Nursing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
1 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
202-887-6791
www.aacn.nche.edu

Tennessee Board of Nursing
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
615-532-5166
elizabeth.lund@tn.gov

Radiation Therapy

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
312-704-5300
www.jrcert.org

Respiratory Care

Commission of Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021
817-283-2835
www.coarc.com