Wayne State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation that accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region of the United States.

In addition to HLC, the Wayne State University Master of Science in Pathologists' Assistant (PAA) program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), the premier international agency for accreditation and approval of educational programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related health professions, which is recognized by the United States Department of Education.  The NAACLS has worked to establish and promote quality among Path Assistant programs across the country, recognizing those schools which have achieved high standards of curricula, student outcomes, faculty instruction, and clinical training.

For further accreditation information, contact:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Road
Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
773-714-8880 (Telephone)
773-714-8886 (Fax)

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
800-621-7440 (Telephone)
312-263-7462 (Fax)