Accreditation and Approvals
Bay Path University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).
Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:
New England Commission of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514 Phone: 781.425.7785 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bay Path’s legal programs on the associate and baccalaureate degree level, as well as the certificate of advanced paralegal studies, are approved by the American Bar Association.
The Master of Science in Genetic Counseling has Probationary Accreditation by the
ACGC. The office is located at 4400 College Blvd Suite 220, Overland Park, KS 66211,913-222-8668.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at The American Women’s College of Bay Path University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, 202-463-6930.
Bay Path’s education programs at the baccalaureate and Master’s levels are approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is located at 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148. The phone number is 781-338-3000.
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted
Accreditation-Continued status to the Bay Path University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Bay Path University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.
Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards.The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be
September 2025. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.
American Council on Education
American Association for Paralegal Education
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts
The College Board
Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield (CCGS)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
New England College Council
Women’s College Coalition