Accreditation & State Approving Agency

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) maintains Business Profiles on more than 5.4 million companies and for more than 100 years, the BBB has been helping people find businesses, brands, and charities they can trust. Millions of people turn to BBB each year to view BBB Business Profiles and Charity Reports. 

The BBB has developed a rating system for businesses based on a scale of A+ to F. Each rating is determined according to specific criteria relating to a company’s ethics and performance. BBB Accredited Businesses support the mission and vision of BBB, and their dues and contributions allow BBB to offer its information and services to consumers at no charge. The Better Business Bureau is not affiliated with any governmental agency.

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Kansas Board of Regents

The Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) authorizes private and out-of-state institutions to operate in Kansas by granting a Certificate of Approval that must be renewed annually.

The Board consists of 9 members appointed by the Governor charged with the responsibility to oversee the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges).

Additionally, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas.

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) advocates and coordinates services to improve the quality of life for seniors and the disabled.KDADS administers services to older adults; administers behavioral health, addiction and prevention programs; manages state hospitals and institutions; administers the state’s home- and community-based services waiver programs under KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program; and directs health occupations credentialing. Additionally, KDADS approvals the programs for public and private institutes to ensure compliant with stipulated regulations.

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National Association for Health Professionals

The National Association for Health Professionals is the premier certification body providing credentialing for healthcare professionals in the roles of administrative health assistants, EKG technicians, coding specialists, dental assistants, medical assistants, patient care technicians, pharmacy technicians, phlebotomy technicians, and surgical technicians.

NAHP promotes and provides quality certification programs that validate knowledge in the healthcare arena for the enhancement of patient care and professional practice.

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National Healthcareer Association

National Healthcareer Association (NHA) creates and administers certification exams for various fields in the allied healthcare industry. NHA has issued over 1 million certifications since its inception in 1989 and it is one of the largest certification and continuing education providers. All eight of NHA’s certifications are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). NCCA-accredited certification programs must comply with rigorous guidelines surrounding examination design and development, psychometric defensibility, exam administration, and item security. Additionally, NHA offers candidates market-leading learning resources and certification preparation tools, along with data analytics that enable educators and employers to identify areas of weakness in a candidate’s learning, an instructor’s teaching, or within a curriculum.

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