To gain or maintain accreditation with ABHES, an institution must comply with the standards, policies, and procedures contained in the Accreditation Manual. Please click the icon below for the current manual.

Current Edition:

19th Edition Accreditation Manual – Effective January 1, 2023
Bylaws

Previous Editions:

18th Edition Accreditation Manual Effective July 1, 2022

Final Revision Notices:

August 12, 2022 – Effective January 1, 2023

NEW!
Online Application Submissions
The following program applications can now be completed and paid for online through the Membership Portal.

Application for Initial Distance Education Delivery (now located in the membership portal)
Application for Minor Program Revision (now located in the membership portal)
Application for Modification of Distance Education Delivery (now located in the membership portal)
Application for New Program Approval (now located in the membership portal)
Application for Substantive Program Revision (now located in the membership portal)
Application for Excluded Continuing Education Courses(now located in the membership portal)
Application for Change in Mission(now located in the membership portal)
Application for Change in School Name(now located in the membership portal)
Application for Change in Academic Measurement(now located in the membership portal)

Dropbox Application Submissions
The applications below should be submitted to ABHES online via DropBox Applications.  All applications must indicate the type of application and the file name must include your ABHES ID#, type of application, and date of submission (ex. I-100_NonMainInclusion_32020).

Fees
Payment of any fees can now be remitted electronically via bank transfer. Please contact the Accounting Department at accounting@abhes.org to obtain your invoice. A spreadsheet to calculate application fees is now available for immediate download and use. This spreadsheet is not a requirement, but it will help schools facilitate accurate calculations of fees prior to contacting ABHES for an invoice.

Please click below to download the corresponding applications:

Application for Institutional Accreditation-Initial
Application for Institutional Accreditation-Renewal
Application for Programmatic Accreditation – Initial
Application for Programmatic Accreditation – Renewal
Application for Initial Accreditation for a Surgical Technology Program
Application for Accreditation Addendum – Non-Main Campus
Application for Accreditation Addendum – Separate Educational Center
Application for Change in Accreditation Status
Application for Change in Location
Application for Change in Legal Status, Ownership or Control Part I
Application for Change in Legal Status, Ownership or Control Part II
Application for Change in Ownership – Programmatic
Application for Education Provider Agreements – Consortium
Application for Education Provider Agreements – Contracting
Application for Non-Main Campus Inclusion
Application for Reclassification of Facilities
Application for Separate Educational Center

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