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Accreditations & Memberships

Harrison College offers quality in education because we are accredited and regulated by numerous national organizations. Explore this page to learn more about our accreditations and memberships.

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

750 First Street NE, Suite 980
Washington, DC 20002-4241
202.336.6780 

Harrison campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Certificates, Diplomas, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees. The award level varies by campus.

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.     

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Harrison College and The Chef's Academy Locations Are Regulated and Authorized By:

Indiana locations

The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education (BPE)
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 670
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
(317) 232-1033

North Carolina location

The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina
(UNC Board of Governors)
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688
(919) 962-4558
 
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE)
1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 737-2260
www.che.sc.gov

"Licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE), 1122 Lady Street, Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201 and Telephone (803) 737-2260. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality."

Ohio location

Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(877) 275-4219
(614) 466-6000
www.ohiohighered.org
 
Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
(614) 466-2752
http://scr.ohio.gov 

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Harrison College's Distance Education Programs Are Also Regulated and Authorized By:

State of Indiana

The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 670
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
(317) 232-1033

State of Kentucky

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-1555
www.cpe.ky.gov

State of Pennsylvania

State of Pennsylvania
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
(717) 783-6788

State of Utah

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
P.O. Box 146704
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6704
(801) 530-6601
www.dcp.utah.gov

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (EAB)
431 Charmany Drive, Suite 102
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 266-1996
www.eab.state.wi.us 

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Programmatic Accreditation

Programmatic accreditation represents an independent third-party review of a program of study within an institution that has already earned institutional accreditation. The following programs of study offered at the indicated Harrison College campuses hold programmatic accreditation.

Associate Degree in Nursing

Indiana State Board of Nursing (PLA)
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-2043
www.in.gov/pla/nursing.htm

The Harrison College Associate Degree in Nursing program, which is offered at the campus listed below, is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing (PLA). 
Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239
 
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The Harrison College Associate Degree in Nursing program, which is offered at the campus listed below, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (Formerly known as NLNAC).
Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239 

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Medical Assisting Diploma

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
http://www.caahep.org

The Harrison College Medical Assisting Diploma program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). 

Anderson
140 East 53rd Street
Anderson, IN 46013

Columbus, IN
2222 Poshard Drive
Columbus, IN 47203

Columbus, OH
3880 Jackpot Road
Grove City, OH 43123

Elkhart
881 Parkway Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516

Evansville
4601 Theater Drive
Evansville, IN 47715

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Indianapolis Downtown
550 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Lafayette
323 Columbia Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

Terre Haute
1378 South State Road 46
Terre Haute, IN 47803 

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Surgical Technology AAS

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
http://www.caahep.org

The Harrison College Surgical Technology AAS program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239 

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RN to BSN

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

The RN to BSN program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Online
550 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239 

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Medical Laboratory Technology AAS

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018 - 5119
(773) 714-8880
http://www.naacls.org

The Harrison College Medical Laboratory Technology program, which is offered at the campus listed below, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), upon the recommendation of the Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP).

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239 

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Culinary Arts AAS and Pastry Arts AAS

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF)
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095
Toll Free Number: (800) 624-9458
acf@acfchets.net
www.acfchefs.org

The Chef's Academy Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts AAS programs, which are offered at the campus listed below, are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission, www.acfchefs.org.

The Chef's Academy - Indiana
644 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, In 46204
(877) 463-2433 

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Veterinary Technology AAS

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg IL 60173-4360
(800) 925-8070
www.avma.org

The Harrison College Veterinary Technology program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities, www.avma.org.

Indianapolis Northwest
6300 Technology Center Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46278

Evansville
4601 Theater Drive
Evansville, IN 47715 

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Memberships

Harrison College is a member of the following:

  • Adult Education Council
  • Association of Administrative Professionals International
  • Chamber of Commerce (all locations in their respective communities)
  • Council on Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • Higher Education Transfer Alliance
  • Indiana Certified Public Accountants Society
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
  • National Business Education Association
  • National Center for Women in Information Technology
  • National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

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