Accreditation & Approvals

Sullivan University is a recognized leader in preparing students for demanding careers, with programs and courses accredited and regulated by the industry’s most respected organizations. Sullivan University meets the highest standards, so that our students can, too.

Institutional Accreditation

Sullivan University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Sullivan University.

Licensure, Programmatic Accreditation And Approvals

Sullivan University is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

Sullivan University has been approved by Kentucky to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

 

Sullivan University and its individual programs have met the education standards for accreditation or approval from the following organizations:

Sullivan University’s Associate of Science in Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800.

The Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program at Sullivan University is accredited by HVAC Excellence.

Sullivan University’s Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4014.

Sullivan University’s Massage Therapy program is approved by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy.

Sullivan University’s Massage Therapy Diploma and the Associate of Science in Medical Massage Therapy programs are accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation.

Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)
5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 440 | Washington, DC 20015
Telephone: (202) 888-6790 | info@comta.org | www.comta.org

Sullivan University’s Medical Assistant Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U. S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158| Clearwater, FL 33763
Telephone: (727) 210-2350

Sullivan University’s Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Technician program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N. | Falls Church, VA 22043
Telephone: (703) 917-9503

Sullivan University’s Practical Nursing Diploma and Associate of Science in Nursing * programs are approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

* See nursing addendum for more information

The baccalaureate degree in Nursing at Sullivan University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

The Paralegal Studies programs offered by The College of Legal Studies at Sullivan University’s Louisville and Lexington campuses are approved by the American Bar Association.

Sullivan University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 190 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603-4810, (312) 664-3575; FAX (312) 664-4652, web site www.acpe-accredit.org

The Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

The Pharmacy Technician training program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists/Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ASHP/ACPE).

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Sullivan University Physician Assistant program sponsored by Sullivan University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards. Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2028. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

Sullivan University’s Limited Medical Radiography Diploma and the Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology programs are approved by the Kentucky Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (KBMIRT).

Sullivan University’s Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 | Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Telephone: (312) 704-5300

Sullivan University’s Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy program at Sullivan University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) – program #200581.

Sullivan University’s Associate of Science in Surgical Technology program 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).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 | Clearwater, FL 33763
Telephone: (727) 210-2350

Schedule a Visit!

Visiting us is the best way to get firsthand information about a Sullivan education.

Start typing and press Enter to search