Allegany College of Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education(MSCHE), 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801; 267-284-5011. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. MSCHE offers the Statement of Accreditation Status for Allegany College of Maryland on their website.

The College is also approved for operation by the Maryland Higher Education Commission(MHEC), 6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; (800) 974-0203. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has granted certification to Allegany College of Maryland campus in Bedford county and to the academic programs they offer.

Reports conducted by Allegany College of Maryland for MSCHE are stored with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning.


Individual programs at Allegany College of Maryland may be accredited by third party accreditors. The programs below are currently in good standing with their accreditor. For more information, please contact the program.

Academic Program Accreditor Next Accreditation
Automotive Technologies ASE Education Foundation Fall 2024
Dental Hygiene Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)


Forestry Technology Society of American Foresters First Half 2028
Hospitality Management Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Management Spring 2024
Human Services Council for Standards in Human Service Spring 2024
Medical Assistant Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Fall 2031
Nursing Assistant Maryland Board of Nursing October 2023
Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) September 2029
Medical Laboratory Technology National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) Spring 2025
Occupational Therapy Assistant Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) March 2024
Pharmacy Technician Maryland Board of Pharmacy December 2023
Physical Therapist Assistant Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) Spring 2031
Respiratory Therapy Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) December 2031
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