All College Programs
Bellin College programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). This accreditation is reviewed in-depth by the HLC every 10 years. Accreditation was reaffirmed in 2014. In 2015, we received approval to expand Distance Education offerings and add a Sonography program, with our first graduating class in May 2019. In 2018, HLC approved the addition of a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy program and in 2020 the addition of a bachelor’s degree in radiation therapy was approved. The next reaffirmation review is scheduled for 2024.
Higher Learning Commission Contact Information:
230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Program Specific Accreditations
Each program also has specialized accreditations by professional and national accrediting agencies that are detailed below.
The Baccalaureate and Master of Science in Nursing programs
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Bellin College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K St, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.
The Baccalaureate and Master of Science in Nursing programs are also accredited by:
Wisconsin Board of Nursing, Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services
1400 East Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703
The Baccalaureate of Radiologic Sciences program is accredited by:
Joint Review Committee of Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5304 (FAX)
The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee of Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Accreditation was reaffirmed in 2015, in which Bellin College received the full 8-year accreditation status. The next reaffirmation review is scheduled for 2023.
The Baccalaureate of Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 – 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2354
Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) Fellowship
Accreditation Council on Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Education
The Bellin College Fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Education (a division of the American Academy of Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapists) as a post-professional fellowship program for physical therapists.
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
Bellin College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.
Wisconsin State Approval Authority
Bellin College is authorized by the State of Wisconsin to offer postsecondary education in this state.
Professional Licensure/Certification Requirements
Bellin College is required to comply with the Program Integrity Misrepresentation rules published in 2010 and State Authorization regulations (which vary from state to state) in application to online/distance education programs.