Site Watch: ASU Clinical Research Management Accredited by CAAHEP

Oct 26, 2018 | Accreditation, Leading Sites, Site Success, Site Watch

Arizona State University’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation includes a leading edge clinical degree: Master’s in clinical research management program— which was recently accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. With this full accreditation, Arizona State University has declared that this is the first such clinical research accreditation in the country. Judith Karshmer, dean of the nursing and health innovation program, was quoted “this is the gold standard for academic excellence, and being chosen as the first and only program in the country to receive this accreditation is a testament to the tireless efforts of our program director and faculty who have created programs that not only meet industry needs but propel graduates into decision-making and problem-solving roles.”

Who is the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)?

Based in Clearwater Florida, CAAHEP is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is an agency of accreditation for the accredits postsecondary education programs in 28 health science fields. Programmatic accreditation is granted after an education program is reviewed and it is determined that the program follows the profession’s accreditation Standards.  For the organization’s history see Wiki.



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