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Official Catalog May 2021 
    
Official Catalog May 2021

Ohio Campuses


 

Programs of Study-Ohio

All four Ohio Campuses are authorized by the state of Ohio to confer Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees. These degrees are also approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

The Medical Assisting programs at the Akron, Cleveland Downtown, Solon, and Parma campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) www.caahep.org, on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

The Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma program offered at the Akron and Parma campuses has approval by the Ohio Board of Nursing. The Akron and Parma LPN nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The A.D.N. programs offered at the Solon and Parma campuses are viewed as one program by the Ohio Board of Nursing and have provisional approval. Solon and Parma campuses are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The Akron campus ADN nursing program is viewed as a separate program by the Ohio Board of Nursing, has provisional Board of Nursing approval and is accredited by ACEN.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: 404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

Students are notified of new policies or changes to existing nursing program policies and procedures from the Nursing Program Director. Students also receive updates to the Nursing Handbook and Official Catalog each semester.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at the Parma campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW Suite 750 Washington, D.C. 20001 202-887-6791. The BSN Generalist program at the Parma campus has approval by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

The occupational therapy assistant program at Solon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Graduates of the Solon program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the graduate will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT certification examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: 301-652-AOTA
www.acoteonline.org

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
12 South Summit Avenue, Suite
100 Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Telephone: 301-990-7979
www.nbcot.org

Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Bryant & Stratton College-Parma Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 216-265-3151.

Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG)

Ohio residents attending Bryant & Stratton College at one of the Ohio campus locations, may be eligible for this grant. Grants are available to full- or part-time students and are based on the student’s effective family contribution (EFC) of $2,190 or less and a maximum household income of $96,000 for the 2018-2019 aid year. Students can receive an award ranging from $278 to $1,112 per year, limited to ten (10) semesters of any combination of state, needs-based grants. For the most current information regarding OCOG awards visit the state of Ohio website at www.ohiohighered.org.