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Bergen Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

In addition, four programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP):

• Diagnostic Medical Sonography

• Medical Office Assistant

• Respiratory Therapy

• Surgical Technology

The Nursing Program is approved by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing, 124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor, Newark, NJ 07101, 973-504-6430 and is also accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326, 404-975-5000.

The Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

The Radiography Program and Radiation Therapy Program are accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

The Paralegal Studies and the Legal Nurse Consultant Program are approved by the American Bar Association.

The Veterinary Technology Program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.