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Accreditation

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, 215.662.5606), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Accreditation is the process used to evaluate and validate colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education. In order to receive accreditation, colleges and universities must meet general standards set by a review board comprised of faculty and administrators from a variety of accredited peer institutions.

Why Attend an Accredited College?

Why is it important that you attend an accredited college, and receive an accredited degree? One, it affirms that you have received a quality education. Second, the process of transferring credits to another accredited college is made smoother. And third, employers often recognize accredited colleges and prefer to hire those graduates.

Accredited Programs

P.I.T.’s accreditation enables graduates of our Practical Nursing and Physical Therapist Assistant programs to take exams required for state licensure. Holding a degree or certificate from an accredited school also allows students to attend other accredited schools if they choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree.