Fisher College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Fisher College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) for the college's Health Information Technology and Health Information Management programs. Additionally, Fisher College is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the college's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
Accreditation of an institution of higher education by the New England Association indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied though a peer review process. An accredited college or university is one which has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is substantially doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Institutional integrity is also addressed through accreditation.
Accreditation by the New England Association is not partial but applies to the institution as a whole. As such, it is not a guarantee of every course or program offered, or the competence of individual graduates. Rather, it provides reasonable assurance about the quality of opportunities available to students who attend the institution.
Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514