Accreditation and Licensure

  • Gannon University's Health Profession Programs are accredited and meet the highest national standards. The college holds the following accreditations:

    • The Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences' Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
    • The Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
    • The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
    • Thee Respiratory Care Program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
    • The Radiologic Sciences Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
    • The Undergraduate and Graduate programs in the Villa Maria School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and hold membership in the National League of Nursing.
    • The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia Program, a collaborative program with UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia, is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).

    Academic programs of Gannon University are accredited by:

    • The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
    • Pennsylvania Department of Education
    • Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • The Joint Review Committee for Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
    • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
    • Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
    • Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs
  • Gannon University holds membership in the following associations:

    • The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
    • American Bar Association – Legal Studies
    • The American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
    • College Entrance Examination Board
    • American Council on Education
    • International Federation of Catholic Universities
    • College Scholarship Service Foundation for Independent Colleges
    • Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities
    • Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators
    • The Association of Gerontology in Higher Education
    • Economics America
    • National Council on Economic Education
    • Pennsylvania Council on Economic Education