Madison School of Healthcare Accreditation

The Madison School of Healthcare is the healthcare school of Ashworth College, a accredited institution that has been providing online education for 30 years. Ashworth College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) as well as recognized by other organizations for programs that achieve the highest standards of school performance and student results.

Distance Education Accrediting Commission

Ashworth Accreditation DEAC

Ashworth College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.

Ashworth College offers accredited programs leading to online degrees, certificates and career training diplomas. Our accredited online courses and programs assure you of educational excellence, from our admissions department and registrar's office to our instructors and tutors, and our outstanding curricula designed to meet the needs of self-motivated, career-focused students like you.

There are different types of accreditation, so students seeking to use their Ashworth experience to transfer to another institution or apply for a job or license should confirm that DEAC accreditation will be accepted.

1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20036
202-234-5100
202-332-1386 (Fax)
www.deac.org

Consumer Disclosure Forms

For more information on Ashworth College accreditation, download the following public forms provided by the DEAC to accredited institutions:

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Ashworth Accreditation CHEA

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

The baccalaureate degree program in Nursing (RN-BSN) at Ashworth College's Madison School of Healthcare is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. www.ccneaccreditation.org

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)

AVMA CVTEA Accredited

The associate degree program in Veterinary Technician at Ashworth College’s Madison School of Healthcare is AVMA CVTEA-accredited. Accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association and Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities represents “...the highest standard of achievement for veterinary medical education in the United States. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.”

Better Business Bureau

Ashworth College is a Better Business Bureau accredited business with a BBB Rating of A.

State Specific Information

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

Ashworth College is Authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC) to offer instruction in career programs, associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs.

Authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990. Our dedicated staff and faculty work to deliver a quality learning experience to each student. The affordability and flexibility of Ashworth College accredited online degrees are designed to help our students complete an education on their terms.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

Ashworth College has been approved by Georgia 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.


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The classes inspired me to be able work at my own pace. When I had a question about a subject I was having a hard time with, or needed more instruction on how to do it, they were there to support me every time.

— Debbie Hayden, Recent Graduate

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The education you deserve and the career you’ve always wanted are within reach. To get started, call a Madison School of Healthcare Admissions Advisor at 1-800-600-6253 or enroll online today!