Accreditation - Institutional
ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees and diploma programs. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of ECPI University.
Accreditation - Programmatic
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
ECPI University has programmatic accreditation for Medical Assisting with the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314N, Falls Church, VA 22043, 703.917.9503) at the following campuses in Virginia (Virginia Beach, Newport News, Richmond, and Northern Virginia) , North Carolina: (Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh) and South Carolina (Greenville and Charleston).
Northern Virginia (Manassas) and Richmond, VA campuses: ECPI University, has programmatic accreditation for Surgical Technology with the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314N, Falls Church, VA 22043, 703-917-9503).
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
This Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326.
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Newport News, VA campus: The Medical Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; telephone 312.704.5300 fax 312.704.5304, e-mail is: firstname.lastname@example.org). Graduates qualify to sit for the national exam of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Commission on Physical Therapy Education
Newport News, VA and Richmond/Emerywood, VA campuses: The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association, 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703.706.3245; email: email@example.com; website: www.capteonline.org.
State Council of Higher Education in Virginia. ECPI University has authority issued from the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia to offer degrees, courses for degree credit, or programs of study leading to a degree.
North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges. ECPI University is licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges to award diplomas and is licensed by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina to award degrees.
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. ECPI University is licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education to award Bachelor of Science, Associate of Applied Science degrees and diplomas (1333 Main St. Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201-3245, 803-737-2260). Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not equivalent to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Virginia Board of Nursing: The Department of Health Professions, Virginia Board of Nursing has approved Practical Nursing (PN) and Registered Nursing (RN) programs at the Newport News, Richmond/Emerywood, and Virginia Beach campuses. A Practical Nursing (PN) diploma program is approved at the Richmond/Emerywood campus.
North Carolina Board of Nursing: ECPI University, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh campuses have been granted approval for a Practical Nursing education program by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
North Carolina Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy: ECPI University, Raleigh campus, has North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy Approval for a Massage Therapy diploma program.
South Carolina Board of Nursing: The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, South Carolina Board of Nursing has granted approval status for a Practical Nursing (PN) program at the Greenville Campus.
ECPI University is approved for the training of veterans and other eligible persons.
ECPI University is an eligible institution to train students under the sponsorship of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
ECPI University is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students (Virginia Beach, Newport News and Manassas, Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina campuses only).
Requests For Information
Requests for copies of documents or questions regarding the accreditation status or regulatory approvals may be directed to Bernadette Bellas, University Administration, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by telephone (757-671-7171, ext. 55331).