The Office of Strategic Planning and Accreditation is the designated area for interacting with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) on the President’s behalf. The Senior Advisor to the President for Strategic Planning and Accreditation serves as the SACSCOC Liaison, communicates updates concerning policies and standards for accreditation to the President and Executive Management Team, coordinates preparation of reports and requests for information from SACSCOC, and provides leadership for preparing documents for the reaffirmation of accreditation. The Office of Strategic Planning and Accreditation also provides information and assistance as needed to the School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, and School of Graduate Studies and Research for continuing accreditation by their respective agencies.
Meharry Medical College is accredited by the following organizations:
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for Meharry Medical College.
Medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in the United States and Canada are accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredits dental and dental-related education programs conducted at the post-secondary level.
The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredits schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health.