Accreditations, Approvals, and Certifications

See Cox College's suite of accreditations, approvals, and certifications.

Higher Learning Commission

230 North LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

120 South Riverside Plaza Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The Associate of Science in Nursing program at Cox College located in Springfield, MO and Monett, MO is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate of Science in Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

233 N. Michigan Ave. 21st floor
Chicago, Il 60601-5809
(312) 233-1100

American Medical Technologist (AMT)

10700 West Higgins Rd, Suite 150
Rosemont, IL 60018

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

9355 113th St N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA)

6116 Executive Boulevard, Ste. 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
301-652-6611 ext. 2914

The Cox College entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6119 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR).

In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. Accreditation of the occupational therapy program permits Cox College MSOT graduates to apply for the national certification examination administered by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). A passing score on the certification exam is required to practice in all 50 states. Additionally, graduates must submit their NBCOT scores for licensure in the respective state(s) where they intend to practice.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)

6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN)

3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
573.751.0681 Telephone
800.735.2966 TTY
800.735.2466 Voice Relay