Accreditations and Approvals

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

Brookline College’s Phoenix, Tucson, Tempe, and Albuquerque campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES):

6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 730
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Telephone: 301-291-7550
Website: www.abhes.org

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

The Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology and Surgical Technology programs at Brookline College are programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 730
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Telephone: 301-291-7550
Website: www.abhes.org

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Brookline College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE):

3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085
Telephone: 703-706-3245
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.capteonline.org.

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 602-838-5898 or email [email protected].

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

The Brookline College – Phoenix Campus Medical Laboratory Technician and Medical Laboratory Science programs have been granted accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS):

5600 N River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Telephone: 773-714-8880
Website: www.naacls.org

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Brookline College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education

Brookline College is licensed in Arizona by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education:

1400 W. Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Telephone: 602-542-5709
Fax: 602-542-1253

Arizona State Board of Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing:

1740 West Adams Street, Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Telephone: 602-771-7800
Website: www.azbn.gov

New Mexico Higher Education Department

Brookline College is licensed in New Mexico by the New Mexico Higher Education Department:

2048 Galisteo Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Telephone: 505-476-8418

New Mexico State Board of Nursing

The New Mexico Board of Nursing certifies that Brookline College is granted Full Approval to offer Practical Nursing program in the State of New Mexico.

The New Mexico Board of Nursing certifies that Brookline College is granted Full Approval to offer Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in the State of New Mexico:
303 Roma Ave NW
3rd Floor, Suite 300
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Phoenix Campus
The Phoenix Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Ste. 510E, Bethesda, M.D. 20814. ACOTE’s telephone number, C/O AOTA, is 301-652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org

Albuquerque and Tucson Campuses:
The associate-degree-level occupational therapy assistant program has applied for accreditation and has been granted Candidacy Status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Ste. 510E, Bethesda, M.D. 20814. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is 301-652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org. The program must have a pre-accreditation review, complete an on-site evaluation, and be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates will be qualified to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

Memberships

Online Learning Consortium (OLC)

Brookline College is a member of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). The OLC is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner.

Awards

  • 2023 – Unitek Learning receives Lotus Recognition from the Watson Caring Science Institute. Read more
  • 2023 – The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) awards Unitek Learning the Award of Excellence in Data Learning Analytics Design. Read more

Invitation for Third-Party Comments

The Brookline College Practical Nursing Program is pursuing accreditation from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, NLN CNEA Executive Director, no later than May 22, 2024 to [email protected].