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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.

Accreditation and Approvals

Harrison College campuses are institutionally accredited by:

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    Phone: (703) 917-9503
    Fax: (703) 917-4109

The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Harrison College Locations and the Location of its Culinary Division,
The Chef’s Academy, Are Regulated and Authorized By:

Indiana locations

  • The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education (BPE)
    101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206
    (317) 232-1033

Evansville location

  • Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education
    License No. NR-0129
    300 Sower Boulevard
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    (502) 564-4185
    http://www.kcpe.ky.gov/

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

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
    Certificate of Registration Number (08-11-1883B)
    30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481
    Columbus, OH 43215-3414
    (614) 466-2752
    Toll Free (877) 275-4219
    http://scr.ohio.gov

Harrison College’s Distance Education
Programs Authorization:

Harrison College has been approved by the State Portal Entity for the State of Indiana in the National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Under the compact, member states, districts and territories have established comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs of approved institutions. Colleges or universities in a SARA state therefore only need their home state authorization to offer distance education to any other SARA member state.

Contact Information:

NC-SARA
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)
3005 Center Green Drive, Suite 130
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 848-3275
http://nc-sara.org

State Portal Entity
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 550
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
(317) 232-1090
academics@che.in.gov

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 of Science 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 of Science in Nursing program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing (PLA).

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

  • 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 of Science 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

The Harrison College Associate of Science in Nursing program is seeking accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for the campus listed below:

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Dental Assistant Diploma

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 917-9503; Fax (703) 917-4109
    www.abhes.org

    The Harrison College Dental Assistant Diploma program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Indianapolis Northwest
6300 Technology Center Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46278

LPN to ASN

  • 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 LPN to ASN program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing (PLA).

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

  • 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 LPN to ASN 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

The Harrison College LPN to ASN program is seeking accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for the campus listed below:

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

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
  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 917-9503; Fax (703) 917-4109
    www.abhes.org

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

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

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

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

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 is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), upon the recommendation of the Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP) for the campus listed below:

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

The Harrison College Medical Laboratory Technology program is seeking accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) for the campus listed below:

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 917-9503; Fax (703) 917-4109
    www.abhes.org

    The Harrison College Medical Laboratory Technology Associate program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Practical Nursing Diploma and AAS

  • 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 Practical Nursing programs, which are offered at the campuses listed below, is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing (PLA). 

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

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 Practical Nursing programs are seeking accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for the campuses listed below:

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

 

RN TO BSN

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
    655 K Street NW, Suite 750
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202) 887-6791
    http://ccneaccreditation.org
    The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Harrison College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org)

Indianapolis East Distance Education
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

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 campus listed below, is programmatically 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).

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 917-9503; Fax (703) 917-4109
    www.abhes.org

    The Harrison College Surgical Technology AAS program, which is offered at the campuses listed below, is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Fort Wayne
6413 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239

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 programmatically 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

Harrison College Is Also A Member Of:

  • 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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