Accreditation

Opening the Medical School of the Future

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) received Preliminary Accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) on October 10, 2017 to become the eighth M.D.-degree medical school in Florida.

April 2017

Submitted Data Collection Instrument and Institutional Self Study (PDF) to LCME

June 2017

Achieved LCME Candidate status

July 2017

LCME conducted a survey visit for Preliminary Accreditation

October 2017

Achieved LCME Preliminary Accreditation to begin recruiting a charter class

July 2018

The charter class matriculated

Learn more about the LCME accreditation process.

NSU's Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree program is approved by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) as part of the scope of the university’s accreditation.

Nova Southeastern University was visited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in April 2017 as part of the review process for accreditation (an off-site visit occurred in November 2016). At its annual meeting in December 2017, SACSCOC reaffirmed NSU’s regional accreditation for a 10-year period and approved the addition of a M.D. program as a substantive change.

Learn more about Nova Southeastern University's accreditations.