Accreditations

Blue Cliff College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission Career Schools and Colleges, (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

Approvals, Licenses, and/or Affiliations

Fayetteville, AR: Arkansas Department of Health and Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, Veterans State Approving Agency, (SAA), Workforce Investment Act, (WIA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, American Massage Therapy Association Council of Schools, (AMTA-COS), and National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, (NCBTMB).

Gulfport, MS: Mississippi State Board of Massage Therapy (License number 9803), Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology*, Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, and Mississippi Dental Board of Examiners, and Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). Mississippi Rehabilitation Services, Veterans State Approving Agency, (SAA), Workforce Investment Act, (WIA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, American Massage Therapy Association Council of Schools, (AMTA-COS), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, (NCBTMB), Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners, and Healthcareer Association (NHA) for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).

*Blue Cliff College operates the Cosmetology/Esthetics Program based on a Module Completion Program. Hours missed in excess of 24 hours for each module will be a failure of that module. Students will be allowed to make up 12 of the 24 hours missed. Blue Cliff College will report your hours in both Module and Clock Hours as required by the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology. When you have reached the 1500 Cosmetology Clock Hour requirement or the 600 Esthetics Clock Hour requirement, you are eligible to test for your Cosmetology/Esthetics license. However, in order to receive your completion certificate of the Cosmetology/Esthetics Program for Blue Cliff College, you will need to complete all modules.

Louisiana Campuses (Alexandria, Houma, Lafayette, and Metairie): Louisiana State Board of Massage Therapy, Louisiana Board of Regents and Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology. Louisiana Rehabilitation Services, Veterans State Approving Agency, (SAA), Workforce Investment Act, (WIA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, American Massage Therapy Association Council of Schools, (AMTA-COS), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, (NCBTMB) and Video General Inc. (VGI) for EPA Clean Air Act, Section 608, Type 1 Certification Exam.

NOTE:  Documents relating to accreditation, licensure or affiliations can be reviewed by contacting the Campus Director.