December 15, 2019
Mission, Goals and Objectives

The mission of the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is to serve as a nationally recognized accrediting agency of institutions predominately providing health education and programmatic accreditation in specific health education disciplines.

The objectives of ABHES are as follows:

    a. To enhance the quality of education and training and promote institutional and programmatic accountability in the institutions and programs it accredits.

    b. To establish eligibility criteria and evaluation standards for the administration and operation of institutions providing predominantly allied health education and programs in specific allied health disciplines.

    c. To ensure that eligibility criteria and evaluation standards are relevant, valid and reliable; and predictive of successful qualitative outcomes through a comprehensive program of systematic review, enhancement, and follow-up.

    d. To enhance employment outcomes through quality improvement of institutions and programs.

    e. To promote sound business and ethical standards.