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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 46204-4206b
(317) 232-1033

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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/

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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

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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

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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

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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

       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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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

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Practical Nursing 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 AAS program, which is 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

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RN TO BSN

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 887-6791
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation

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

     Indianapolis East Distance Education
     8150 Brookville Road
     Indianapolis, IN 46239

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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 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

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Veterinary Assistant Non-Credit

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)
1666 K Street, St. 260
Washington, DC 20006
(703) 740-8737
www.navta.net

The Harrison College Veterinary Assistant program, which is offered at the campus listed below, is accredited by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Review Committee.

     Indianapolis Northwest
     6300 Technology Center Drive
     Indianapolis, IN 46278

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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 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

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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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