Accreditation and Approvals
ASA College is authorized by the New York State Board of Regents to confer the Associate of Occupational Studies and the Associate in Applied Science degrees. Our degree and certificate programs are registered by the State Education Department.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Note ASA College Under Review
Their address and phone number is:
New York State Education Department
Office of College and University Evaluation
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12230
Phone: (518) 474-5851
ASA College is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) www.msche.org. ASA
MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
ASA College is implementing a teach-out plan as requested by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the adverse action taken by the Commission on November 11, 2022. The purpose of the teach-out plan is to assist students who are near completion of a credential to finalize and complete academic requirements. To assist with the implementation of the teach-out plan, ASA College has entered into teach-out agreements with Berkeley College, NY, Albizu University, FL, Helene Fuld College of Nursing, NJ, Mandel College, NY, Florida Technical College, FL and is working on signing more agreements with other colleges in NYS and FL.
Students may obtain their records at the Registrar’s Office, Brooklyn Campus located at 151 Lawrence St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or by visiting the link https://www.parchment.
As of March 1, 2023, ASA College will no longer be accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. www.msche.org
Their contact information is:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
1007 North Orange Street
4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: (267) 284-5000
Retention and Disposition of Records
Description of the institution’s plan for the disposition of all records related to the teach-out as applicable:
- Student records (admissions, financial aid, academic transcripts, faculty recommendations, final grades).
- ASA College currently works with Parchment™ to distribute student transcripts electronically.
- The company also offers services to store student transcripts in perpetuity for closed institutions.
- ASA has partnered with Parchment™ to upload all student transcripts and diplomas into their database to ensure that it is stored in perpetuity and accessible to all students and graduates of ASA. This information and the links will be available permanently on ASA’s website.
- The New York State Education Department has affirmed that, if ASA College is using a digital storage service such as Parchment™, there shall be no requirement for the College to transmit said information to NYSED or to another institution. NYSED does require the access information to all records to be available on their website
ASA College’s Associate of Occupational Degree program in Medical Assisting is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assistant Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
The college is also approved by the New York State Education Department for the training of veterans and is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students
ASA College, its faculty and staff, maintain memberships in the following professional higher-education and civic organizations.
American Association for Higher Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
American Association of Medical Assistants
American College Personnel Association
Association of Computing Machinery
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
NAFSA International Educators Association
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
National Business Educators Association
National Career Development Association
National Student Employment Association