Accreditation

Opening the medical school of the future

The NSU College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College) is pursuing accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to become the eighth M.D.-degree awarding medical school in Florida. Learn more about each process below.

The NSU College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College) is pursuing accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) to become the eighth M.D.-degree awarding medical school in Florida. LCME is the body with authority to accredit M.D. programs in the US and Canada, as granted by the U.S. Department of Education. The M.D. College is currently in Candidate status and will begin recruiting students for its charter class upon receiving Preliminary Accreditation from LCME.

LCME Accreditation Timeline

April 2017 Submitted Data Collection Instrument and Institutional Self Study to LCME.
June 2017

Achieved Candidate status from LCME.

July 2017  LCME will conduct a survey visit for Preliminary Accreditation.

Learn more about the LCME accreditation process.

In addition to applying for LCME accreditation, NSU's Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree program is pending approval from the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). NSU submitted a prospectus on this "Substantive Change" to SACSCOC for consideration during the body's January 2018 board meeting.

Learn more about Nova Southeastern University's accreditations.

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