Accreditation & State Approving Agency
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.
Visit http://www.kansasregents.org for more information about KBOR.
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.
Visit http://www.kdads.ks.gov for more information about the many services provided by KDADS.
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.
Visit https://nahpusa.com/ for more information.