Accreditation/Approval

Qualified by the Highest Standards

Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). ACCET is a U.S. Department of Education nationally recognized accrediting agency and an ISO 9001 Quality Management System by Veritas Quality International (BVQI). As a partnership for quality, the ACCET accreditation process represents both an organizational commitment to and a strategic plan for quality training. This peer review evaluation process serves to keep programs current, relevant and educationally sound. It provides reliable methodology and practices to assess and enhance the quality of education and training offered.. It also provides the processes to evaluate operational functions for systematic and effective implementation and identification of areas for institutional and organizational self-improvement.

Medical Board Approval: Approved by the Medical Board of the State of Ohio. The Medical Board is responsible for licensing and registering medical doctors, doctors of osteopathic medicine, doctors of podiatric medicine, physician assistants, anesthesiologist assistants, massage therapists, cosmetic therapists, acupuncturists, mechanotherapists, and naprapaths. Massage Therapy has been regulated by the Medical Board since 1916. The OSMB licenses massage therapists and regulates massage therapy schools and practitioners through its standing committee on the Limited Branches and Alternative Medicine with the assistance of the Massage Therapy Advisory Committee.

State Registration: Registered (#02-09-1954T) and approved by the Ohio Board of Career Colleges and Schools (OBCCS). The OBCCS provides regulatory structure for programs, operations, and consumer protection mechanisms, which promote quality proprietary education for students in the State of Ohio. It develops a continuously improving standard of excellence, assuring the consumer of quality programs and services offered by proprietary schools. It provides knowledgeable advisory expertise to proprietary schools on the "best" career education practices and standards to enhance their compliance and assure the integrity of the programs they offer to citizens of the state of Ohio.

Financial Aid Approval: Approved by the Department of Education to participate in Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Plus Loans, and Federal Pell Grants.

Veterans Approval: Approved to train veterans and their qualified dependents who are eligible for Veterans Administration Educational benefits.

Continuing Education Approval: ACCET accredited organizations are authorized to offer the Continuing Education Unit (CEU), which attests to a definitive and substantive evaluation of the administrative and instructional capabilities of a training institution. Approved to provide Category A Continuing Education Programming by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

Memberships: Member of the Ohio Council of Schools.

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