Accreditations

Touro College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, (MSCHE) an agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education

3624 Market Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Tel: 267-284-5000

This status covers Touro College and its branch campuses, locations, and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, and Moscow.

Touro University California (TUC) and its Nevada branch campus (TUN), Touro University Worldwide (TUW) and its division Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA) are part of the Touro College and University System,  and separately accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

985 Atlantic Avenue

Alameda CA 94501

Tel: 510-748-9001

The College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

The Pharmacy program at TUC is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The Touro College of Pharmacy New York’s Doctor of Pharmacy program has been given the status of Accredited with Probation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), for partial compliance with the following standards: Standard No. 8: Organization and Governance; Standard No. 9: Organizational Culture; Standard No. 10: Curriculum Design, Delivery, and Oversight; Standard No. 12: Pre-Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (Pre-APPE) Curriculum; Standard No. 15: Academic Environment; Standard No. 17: Progression; Standard No. 19: Faculty and Staff – Qualitative Factors; Standard No. 24: Assessment Elements for Section I: Educational Outcomes; and Standard No. 25: Assessment Elements for Section II: Structure and Process. For an explanation of the program’s Accredited with Probation status, consult the Office of the Dean or ACPE.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100

Chicago, IL 60603-4810

Tel: 312-664-3575

The Physician Assistant programs at the Touro College School of Health Sciences, TUC, and TUN are accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA).

The Physical Therapy programs at the Touro College School of Health Sciences and TUN are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

The Occupational Therapy programs at the Touro College School of Health Sciences and TUN are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). 

American Occupational Therapy Association

4720 Montgomery Lane

PO Box 31220

Bethesda, MD 20824-1220

Tel: 301-652-2682

acote.aota.org

The Master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Council on Academic Accreditation

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2200 Research Boulevard

Rockville, MD 20850-3289

Tel: 301-296-5700

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at TUC is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

The Graduate School of Education is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), which is now part of the Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (CAEP).

Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation

2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW 

Suite 500 

Washington, DC 20036

Tel: 202-223-0077

 

The Graduate School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Council on Social Work Education

1701 Duke Street, Suite 200

Alexandria, VA 22314

Tel: 703-683-8080

The Touro Law Center is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar.

Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar

American Bar Association

750 North Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60611

Tel: 312-988-6738

The TUC Graduate School of Education is authorized by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to offer teacher credentials, special education teaching credentials, and, through the Educational Leadership concentration in its Master of Arts program in Education (MA. Ed), administrative service credentials.

The TUN College of Health and Human Services is authorized by the Nevada State Department of Education to offer Master’s programs leading to licensing in Special Education, School Administration, and Secondary Education, Master’s programs leading to Endorsements in School Counseling, Literacy, or Teaching English as a Second Language, and Endorsements in Autism or TESL.

This statement represents the most up-to-date information with regard to the programs described. However, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of Touro College reserve the right to institute changes in Touro's programs and policies. Since information is updated constantly, students are advised to seek further clarification from appropriate administrative offices if needed.

Touro College is a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)