SMCAH is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
The college’s vision is to meet the surrounding communities’ need for nurses by providing quality education for Pre-Licensure Registered Nurse students and to serve a diverse population through dedication to high standards, quality instructional services, a nurturing environment, community alliances, and innovative leadership. Saint Michael College of Allied Health will be recognized as a first-choice Allied Health College with the most accessible programs and services in Northern Virginia.
**Students interested in nursing programs must submit an application to the registrar.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) makes higher education public policy recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly in such areas as capital and operating budget planning, enrollment projections, institutional technology needs, and student financial aid. SCHEV administers a variety of educational programs that benefit students, faculty, parents, and taxpayers. SCHEV serves as a catalyst to promote greater access, quality, affordability, and accountability throughout the system. SCHEV also helps policymakers, college administrators, and other concerned leaders work cooperatively and constructively to advance educational excellence.
Saint Michael College of Allied Health is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350
The Council on Occupational Education (COE), originally founded in 1971 as a regional accrediting agency of the Southern Association ofColleges and Schools, is the successor to the Commission on Occupational Education Institutions (COEI). In 1995, the Council became a national accrediting agency. In 2006, the Council celebrated its 35th year of assuring quality and integrity in career and technical education. The Council's accreditation process is conducted on behalf of more than 360,000 students across the nation who pursue careers in a variety of technical fields.