Accreditation

Accreditation
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 and master's degree programs, and graduate certificate programs at Thomas Edison State College are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 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 awarded Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, from April 2015 and April 2022. The accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure or other purposes. 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 degrees in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology and Electronics Systems Engineering Technology are 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
 

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, N.W.
Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
(202) 887-6791
 

Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
111 Market Pl., Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 347-7700
 

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3264 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(267) 284-5000
 

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
 

New Jersey Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 45010
Newark, NJ 07101
(973) 504-6430
 

Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
One Dupont Circle NW
Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-7236