The University of Puerto Rico- Medical Sciences Campus is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) https://www.msche.org/. The University of Puerto Rico- Medical Sciences Campus’s accreditation status is Non-Compliance Warning. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on March 11, 2022, was to warn the institution. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The MSC professional schools and programs and hospital-based residencies are currently accredited by the following: Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (CODA-ADA), Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Most programs in the School of Health Professions hold profession-specific accreditations granted by the following agencies: Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (CODA-ADA), Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), Committee on Veterinary Technicians Education and Activities-American Veterinary Medicine Association (CVTEA-AVMA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (CAPTE-APTA), Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA-ASHA), Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the American Dietetic Association (CADE-ADA), Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCEPNMT), National Accrediting Agency for clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE-AOTA), Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (CPRC-CAAHEP-ASCP), Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) accredited the Master in Health Services Administration in the Graduate School of Public Health.
Accreditation Status of The Medical Sciences Campus Schools and Programs
To access the following documentation, click on the following links:
- CESPR – Licencia de Renovación CEPR – MSC Certificación 2018-210
- MSC Self-Study Report 2021
- MSC Self-Study Report 2011
- MSC Self-Study Design 2019
- MSC Periodic Review Report 2016
Evaluation Status of Non-Accredited Academic Programs