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Arnold School of Public Health


Accreditation

The Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina has been fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 1977. The Arnold School is the only CEPH-accredited school of public health in South Carolina.

The Arnold School’s most recent self-study and site visit were completed in 2017, and the school was re-accredited through December 31, 2024. Below are links to our 2017 Final Self-Study Report and CEPH’s Final Report. For more information about our accreditation or to view materials from the self-study’s Electronic Resource File, please contact Dr. Lee Pearson, associate dean for operations and accreditation, at jlpears@mailbox.sc.edu

Arnold School of Public Health Self-Study Report, February 2017 [pdf]

CEPH Final Report, October 2017 [pdf]

In addition to our CEPH accreditation, the following programs hold program-specific accreditation:


 

CAHME LogoThe Master of Health Administration (MHA) program in the Department of Health Services Policy and Management at the University of South Carolina is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). For more information please go to the program’s webpage.


CAPTE logoThe Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in the Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). For more information please go to the program’s webpage.


Council on Academic AccreditationThe Master of Speech Pathology (MSP) and the Master of Communication Disorders in Speech-Language Pathology (MCD) in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Carolina are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. For more information please go to the program’s webpage.


COATE logoThe Athletic Training program at the University of South Carolina is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). For more information go to the program’s web page.