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When a University is accredited, it tells you that it meets the rigorous requirements set by the U.S Department of Education, which were designed to protect you as a student. Also crucial – an accredited University can offer Financial aid (FAFSA) to eligible students.

Programmatic accreditation also allows you to sit for licensure exams or national certifications if you successfully graduate from your program.  While not required to obtain employment in the field, it proves to potential employers that you exceed the benchmark with specialized knowledge to be a competent professional in your industry.

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Beal University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges/ACCSC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as an institutionally recognized accrediting agency.

Programmatic Accreditation

Our Medical Assisting and Health Information Technology programs are programmatically accredited. That means those programs are accredited by an esteemed governing body that sets the best practices for those industries. When you graduate from a programmatically accredited degree, it grants you access to take the state board or national examinations, so that you can become a certified professional.

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The Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. For more information, you can contact them at Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355-113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, (727) 210-2350.
The Health Information Technology Associate’s Degree and the Health Information Management Bachelor’s degree are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Contact CAHIIM, c/o AHIMA, 233 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2150, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, or call (312) 233-1131.


Beal University’s Nursing programs are approved educational programs in professional nursing by the State of Maine Board of Nursing, and thereby its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification.

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