Accreditations, Approvals & Memberships

Institutional Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
  • Approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.
  • Legally authorized to grant degrees, grant credits toward degrees, and to use certain protected academic terms in the State of Texas. Specifically, the school has qualified for an exemption as defined in Chapter 7.3 of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s rules.
  • Eligible to participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
  • Approved for the use of VA Educational Benefits for those who are eligible.
  • Member of the Better Business Bureau.
  • Member of the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce.

Programmatic Accreditations

Dental Hygiene Program

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and has been granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements. CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-440-4653; www.ada.org/coda.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – Dallas is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Ste 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 469-221-3400 or email bchandler@concorde.edu.

Respiratory Therapy Program

The Respiratory Therapy program (#200597) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; www.coarc.com.

Surgical Technology Program

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 19751 E Mainstreet, Ste 339, Parker, CO, 80138; 303-694-9262; www.arcstsa.org.

Vocational Nursing Program

The Vocational Nursing program has been granted full approval by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Texas Board of Nursing: 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701; 512-305-7400; www.bon.texas.gov.