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Accreditation and Affiliations



One of the ways Nebraska Methodist College stands out from the rest is through our accreditations from a variety of programs and commissions. These highlight the quality of education and compliance at our institution. Our learning programs are periodically reviewed for how well we prepare our students to meet the needs of employers and their communities.

Nebraska Methodist College is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle St. Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602
(800) 621-7440
(312) 263-0456

Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE) is the state constitutional agency tasked with administering Nebraska's higher education system. A letter from the CCPE dated June 23, 2011, confirms NMC is authorized to operate in the state of Nebraska "on a continuing basis" and exempt from recurrent authorization.

Nebraska Methodist College is a multi-purpose health professions institution, recognized by the University Senate of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. As such, it also maintains a historic and supportive relationship with the Nebraska Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The state of Nebraska Board of Nursing has approved the BSN program for the preparation of students to become registered nurses. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards Licensure Examinations (NCLEX-RN). The BSN, MSN and DNP programs are accredited by: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One DuPont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036-1120.

To learn more about the value of the CCNE accreditation process, click here.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Nebraska Methodist College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone: 703-706-3245.

The Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (CRB-AAMAE).

The Respiratory Care Program, associate degree, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021. Phone: 817-283-2835.

The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology (ARC ST/SA.)

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182. Phone: 312-704-5300.

The 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 6116 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

Professional Affiliations

In order to remain on the leading edge of providing current and relevant learning to students, Nebraska Methodist College is actively involved in several professional organizations. Below is a list of organizations in which NMC is an active member.


NMC is proud to be an affiliate of Methodist Health System. Created in 1982, Methodist Health System is a strong network of hospitals, healthcare providers, educators and others committed to providing compassionate, quality care to the people of our community.

Nebraska Methodist College has enjoyed a close relationship with Methodist Hospital, another affiliate of Methodist Health System, since the College was founded as the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1891.

As the name implies, Nebraska Methodist College has a formal relationship with the university senate of the board of higher education and ministry of the United Methodist Church.

The United Methodist Church also gives Nebraska Methodist College the opportunity for international linkages through church-affiliated colleges and universities all over the world. Students, staff and faculty have traveled to foreign countries to enhance their learning and teaching through interaction with different cultures.

Nebraska Methodist College - The Josie Harper Campus benefits from the support of Methodist Hospital Foundation. The Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c) 3 organization. The Foundation receives all charitable donations to benefit Nebraska Methodist College, and 100% of every gift goes directly to the program or project you choose - not one cent pays for administration costs.