LCME Accreditation

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in the United States and Canada. Our Doctor of Medicine degree program is fully accredited by the LCME. Learn more about this program’s accreditation.

ARC-PA Accreditation

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) is the accrediting body for physician assistant educational programs within the United States. Our Master in Physician Assistant Studies degree program undergoes periodic review by the ARC-PA. Learn more about this program's accreditation.

ACCME Accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) monitors continuing medical education (CME) activities to ensure they meet established standards of quality and can assist physicians in maintaining or improving their practice of medicine. The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is an accredited CME provider.

For information on CME activities, contact Laura Almaguer.

ACGME Accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is a private, nonprofit council that evaluates and accredits residency training programs in the United States. Graduates of LCME-accredited medical schools are eligible to enter ACGME-approved residency programs. The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine works with its affiliated clinical partners to provide ACGME-accredited training opportunities in South Florida.

For information on our GME opportunities, contact Maryam Shakir.

SACSCOC Accreditation

Florida International University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctorate degrees. Florida International University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Florida International University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (