Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation and Licensing

CVIU is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools ( which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accrediting association for allied health schools.

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools Institutional Accreditation, Non-degree 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N ● Falls Church, VA 22043 Phone: 703-917-9503 ● Fax: 703-917-4109 ● 

CVIU is  programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology. 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. 1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756 Phone: 727-210-2350 ●

CVIU is licensed by the Alabama Department of Post-Secondary Education.

CVIU programs, curriculum, and facility are annually examined by ABHES, CAAHEP,  and the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education to ensure CVIU adheres to the highest educational standards.

In 2011, CVIU earned the Outstanding Achievement Award by ABHES for having no standards violations. Thus, granted accreditation for 8 years.