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:
- Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
2000 14th Street N
Arlington, VA 22201
- Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME)
1700 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
- Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program 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)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
- Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
1725 Duke Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314-3457
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).