Accreditations, Approvals & Memberships

Institutional Accreditations

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
  • Concorde Career College is a private Institution that has been granted approval to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The Institution’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary Institution in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which is effective January 1, 2010. The BPPE website may be accessed at
  • Approved by the State of California Vocational Rehabilitation Department.
  • Approved for the use of VA Educational Benefits for those who are eligible.
  • Designated for referrals by city, county and state workforce, retraining, rehabilitation and vocational guidance agencies.
  • Eligible to participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
  • Approved for Workforce Investment Act, Title I Training Funds. Concorde Career College is an equal opportunity employer/program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

Programmatic Accreditations

Dental Hygiene Program

The program in Dental Hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is:

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde Career College – Garden Grove is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Ste 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly please call 714-703-1900 or email  

Respiratory Therapy Program

The Respiratory Therapy program (#200472) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care;

Vocational Nursing Program

The Vocational Nursing program is approved by the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT): 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833; 916-263-7800.