Accreditation

Thomas Edison State College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). This prestigious accreditation is part of a national system of quality assurance which requires colleges and universities to reach a common understanding and agreement as to the standards of quality for American higher education.

The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing baccalaureate, master's and graduate certificate programs at Thomas Edison State College are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000

The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing baccalaureate and master's degree nursing programs at Thomas Edison State College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036-1120, (202) 887-6791.

The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing programs at Thomas Edison State College are approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing, PO Box 45010, Newark, NJ 07101, (973) 504-6430.

Thomas Edison State College’s Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Program, which is designed to prepare educators for roles in school leadership, is granted Initial Accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, from December 11, 2009 to December 11, 2014. This accreditation certifies that the forenamed professional education program has provided evidence that the program adheres to TEAC’s quality principles. The TEAC Public Performance Disclosure as applicable to the Educational Leadership program is available online.

The Thomas Edison State College bachelor's degree in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Thomas Edison State College's associate degree program and undergraduate certificate in Polysomnography was awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The initial accreditation status is valid from March 16, 2012 until March 31, 2017.

Contact information:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL  33756
(727) 210-2350
http://www.caahep.org

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, N.W.
Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
(202) 887-6791
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation/

Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
111 Market Pl., Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 347-7700
http://www.abet.org/

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3264 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(267) 284-5000
http://www.msche.org/

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
3343 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
http://www.nlnac.org/

New Jersey Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 45010
Newark, NJ 07101
(973) 504-6430
www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm

Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
One Dupont Circle NW
Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-7236
http://www.teac.org