Middle States

SUNY Downstate is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which was last re-affirmed on November 17, 2016.

Middle States Accreditation Statement

Other Accreditation

In addition to Middle States, over 90% of our students are enrolled in programs accredited by specialty accreditors. These include:

College of Medicine

  • Doctor of Medicine – Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)

School of Public Health

  • All Programs (DrPH, MPH, and Advanced Certificate) – Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School of Health Professions

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging (BS) – Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHP)
  • Midwifery (MS, Advanced Certificate) – Accreditation Commission on Midwifery Education (ACME)
  • Occupational Therapy (MS) – Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
    • ACOTE
      c/o Accreditation Department
      American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
      6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
  • Physical Therapy (BS/DPT) – Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Physician Assistant (MS) – Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant (ARCPA)

College of Nursing


Last Updated: September 2020