Accreditation and Approvals

Swedish Institute is authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to confer the Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degree, the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree, the Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) degree and the Master of Science (MS) degree to graduates of programs registered with the State of New York.

New York State Education Department Office of the Professions

New York State
Office of the Professions
State Education Building
2nd Floor
Albany, New York 11234
Phone: 518.474.3819


Swedish Institute is also nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). ACCSC is a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Institutional accreditation by this agency enables institutions to participate in federal student financial assistance programs administered by the U. S. Department of Education under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
2101 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 302
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Phone: 703.247.4212

(Note: Swedish Institute continuing education courses are currently outside the scope of ACCSC accreditation.)


The Surgical Technologist program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727.210.2350


The nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404.975.5000


For successfully meeting established criteria, the National Strength and Conditioning Association officially recognize Swedish Institute’s Program in Personal Training.

National Strength and Conditioning Association

National Strength and Conditioning Association
1885 Bob Johnson Dr.
Colorado Springs CO 80906
Phone: 800.815.6826


The Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant program has been chosen to be a part of the American Medical Technologists’ School Recognition Program.

American Medical Technologists

American Medical Technologist
10700 West Higgins Rd, Suite 150
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: 800.275.1268