Brookdale, Monmouth County’s official county college, is certified by the State of New Jersey and the United States Department of Education to grant associate degrees to students who complete formal programs of study, and is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College Consortium.
In addition, Brookdale programs have accreditation or recognition from specific organizations and agencies when applicable.
Brookdale is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the accrediting agency for all colleges in the mid-Atlantic region. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (215) 662-5606.
Brookdale adheres to the Principles of Good Practice in Institutional Advertising, Student Recruitment and Representation of Accredited Status as defined by the Commission on Higher Education. A copy of the Principles is available in the office of the Executive Vice President for Educational/Student and Outreach Services.
The Nursing program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; and by the State of New Jersey, Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Consumer Affairs, Board of Nursing, 124 Halsey Street, 6th floor, Newark, NJ 07101; 973-504-6403, ACENursing.org
The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1701 West Euless Blvd., Suite 300, Euless, TX 76040; 817-283-2835, www.coarc.com
The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60606, 312-704-5300, www.jrcert.org
Concerns regarding any Health Science Program may be forwarded to the appropriate agency listed above.
The Paralegal Studies Program is approved by the American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Legal Assistants, 541 North Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL 60611, (312) 988-5522.
The GM-ASEP and Toyota T-Ten options of the Automotive Technology program are certified by the National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF), Executive Director, 13505 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon, VA 22071.