Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation and Licensing
CVIU is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (www.abhes.org) 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 ● www.abhes.org
CVIU is programmatically accredited for the cardiac and vascular one-year curricula by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. 1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756 Phone: 727-210-2350 ● www.caahep.org
CVIU is licensed by the Alabama Department of Post-Secondary Education.
CVIU programs, curriculum, and facility are periodically examined by ABHES, CAAHEP, the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, and the VA 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.