Accreditation

Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Doctor of Medicine degree, Masters' degrees, Doctoral degrees, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Eastern Virginia Medical School.

EVMS is also accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). The school received full, eight-year accreditation during its most recent review, which was completed in early 2013.

 

In addition, many of the programs in our School of Health Professions have received specialized accreditations from appropriate crediting bodies.

  • The Art Therapy & Counseling Masters Program is accredited by the American Art Therapy Association. This accreditation has been in effect since 2011 and will come up for review again in 2017-2018.

  • The Physician Assistant Masters Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc (ARC-PA). This accreditation has been in effect since 2009 and will come up for review again in 2016.

  • The Public Health Masters Program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). This accreditation has been in effect since 2012 and will come up for review again in 2019.

  • The Surgical Assistant Masters Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). This accreditation has been in effect since 2009 and will come up for review again in 2019.

  • The Ophthalmic Technology Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP). This accreditation has been in effect since 2007 and will come up for review again in 2018.

  • The Virginia Consortium in Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). This accreditation has been in effect since 2006 and will come up for review again in 2013.