Accreditation, Approvals, and Memberships
Branford Hall Career Institute campuses in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). The ACICS is listed by the United States Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. The ACICS is a member of the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4241
Tel: (202) 336-6780
Branford Hall Career Institute campuses in Jersey City, North Brunswick, and Parsippany New Jersey are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The U.S. Department of Education identifies the scope of ACCSC recognition as the accreditation of private post-secondary institutions offering non-degree programs or associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in programs that are "predominantly organized to educate students for occupational, trade and technical careers, and institutions that offer programs via distance education.
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
2101 Wilson Boulevard,
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Tel. (703) 247-4212
Additional information on accreditations
The Albany and Bohemia campuses are licensed by the New York State Department of Education.
The Medical Assisting program at the Branford campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
The Medical Assisting program at the Southington campus is accredited programmatically by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Approved by the Connecticut Commissioner of Higher Education
Approved training participant, State of Connecticut, Workers’ Compensation
Approved training participant, State of Connecticut Division of Rehabilitation Services
Approved by the Department of Higher Education for Veterans’ Benefits
American Council on Exercise® (ACE)
Association of Connecticut Career Schools
Better Business Bureau of Southeast Connecticut, Inc.
Chambers of Commerce of Branford, Southington, and Windsor, CT
Connecticut Association of Professional Financial Aid Administrators
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
National Federation of Paralegal Associations