Accreditations & Approvals | Mercy College

Accreditations & Approvals

​​Mercy College of Ohio is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission,  (230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604 (800) 621-7440; hlcommission.org). Accreditation at the Associate level is limited to the AS in Allied Health fields and General Studies. Accreditation at the Bachelor’s level is limited to Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Medical Imaging, and Biology.

Mercy College is authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, (25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, (614) 466-6000; Fax (614) 466-5866, www.ohiohighered.org/) Authorization includes bachelor's degrees in biology, healthcare administration, medical imaging, and nursing; associate degrees in cardiovascular technology, general studies, health information technology, nursing, and radiologic technology; and certificates in community health worker, emergency medical technician, medical coding, ophthalmic assistant technology, paramedic, and polysomnographic technology.

The Bachelor of Science in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120, (202) 887-6791, fax (202) 887 8476 www.aacn.nche.edu/).

The Associate of Science Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Phone: 404-975-5000, Fax: 404-975-5020, www.acenursing.org).

The nursing programs are approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) (17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3413, Phone: 614-466-3947  fax (614) 466 0388, www.nursing.ohio.gov).

The Cardiovascular Technology programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763; (727) 210-2350; www.caahep.org upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology Education (JRC-CVT) 1449 Hill Street, Whitinsville, MA 01588-1032, (978) 456-5594.email office@jrccvt.org; www.jrccvt.org).

The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) in association with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) (233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60601-5800,(312) 233-1100, fax (312) 233 1948 or www.cahiim.org).

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT ) (20 N. Wacker Drive., Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300, fax (312) 704 5304,email: mail@jrcert.org, http://www.jrcert.org/).

The Community Health Worker program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN). Ohio Board of Nursing; 17 South High Street, Suite 400; Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410; (614) 466-3947; fax: (614) 466-0388; www.nursing.ohio.gov

The EMT and Paramedic programs are accredited by Ohio Department of Public Safety, Emergency Medical Services (OH-22), 1970 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio, 43223; (614) 387-0648; www.ems.ohio.gov

The Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763; 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org; Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, Texas 75088, 214-703-8445, FAX 214-703-8992, www.coaemsp.org

The Ophthalmic Technology program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation for Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP), 2025 Woodlane Drive; St. Paul, Minnesota 55125; (651) 731-7237; email; CoA-OMP@jcahpo.org; www.coa-omp.org.

The Polysomnographic Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763; (727) 210-2350; www.caahep.org; upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoA PSG), 1711 Frank Avenue New Bern, North Carolina 28560, (252) 626-3238, office@coapsg.org,  www.coapsg.org