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Licensure and Accreditation

PR State License:

Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) is licensed by the Puerto Rico Council of Education (CEPR) to operate the institution in Puerto Rico. The next site visit for the renewal of the license is scheduled for 2024.

Contact Information:
Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico
Ave. Ponce de León 268
Edificio Hato Rey Center Piso 15
PO BOX 19900
San Juan PR 00910-1900
Phone: (787) 641-7100
Fax: (787) 641-2573
Web: www.cepr.org

Institutional Accreditation:

The institution is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MS-CHE), the regional accreditor for institution of higher education in Puerto Rico. The next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.

Contact Information:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680
Phone: (267) 284-5000
Fax: (215) 662-5501
Web: www.msche.org

Programmatic Accreditation:

The Medicine Doctoral (MD) Program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). The next site visit is scheduled for 2016.

Contact Information:
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
American Medical Association
330 North Wabash Avenue Suite 39300
Chicago, IL 60611—5885
Phone: (312) 464-4933

Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, NW Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001-2399
Phone: 202- 828-0596
Web: www.lcme.org

The Public Health Programs (MPH and DrPH) are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The next accreditation site visit is scheduled by 2018.

Contact Information:
Council on Education for Public Health
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Springs, MD 20910-5660
Phone: (202) 789- 1050
Fax (202) 789-1895
Web: www.ceph.org

The PhD Clinical Psychology Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2018. The PsyD Clinical Psychology Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2021.

Contact Information:
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: (800) 374-2721; (202) 336-5500
Web: www.apa.org

Specialized Accreditations

The Psychiatric Residency Program, located at PHSU Wellness Center, is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The next accreditation site visit is scheduled for 2018.

Contact Information:
Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
515 North State Street, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60654
Telephone: 312.755.5000 Fax: 312.755.7498
Web: https://www.acgme.org

The Continuing Medical Education Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The next evaluation is scheduled for 2018.

Contact Information:
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
515 N. State Street Suite 1801
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 527-9200
Web: www.accme.org

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