CHHS Program Evaluation and Accreditation Services
The Office of Research and Program Evaluation (ORPE) coordinates and provides support for continuous evaluation, strengthening, and accreditation of academic programs in CHHS. In collaboration with the dean, academic unit chairs and directors, the associate dean for Academic Affairs, and related university offices, ORPE assists with evaluation data collection, helps faculty members with learning objective assessments, supports unit and program self studies, coordinates communications across units and university offices, conducts related training, and provides technical assistance to units on accreditation and program enhancements.
Academic programs in CHHS are accredited by national accrediting organizations:
- Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME)
- Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The baccalaureate nursing, master's nursing, and doctor of nursing practice programs at George Mason University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.
- Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) – in the application process
- Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
The School of Nursing complies with the standards set forth by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF), and is accredited by the Virginia State Board of Nursing (VSBN).