Statement of Accreditation Status

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine

  • CEO: Dr. Bonita Stanton, Founding Dean
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mr. John Schiavone
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Kushnood Haq, Vice President
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University (7/2/2020)
  • Phase: Candidate
  • Status: Candidate Status Granted
  • Candidacy Granted: 2020
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023

Contact Information

123 Metro Boulevard
Nutley, NJ 07110

(973) 542-6500

https://www.hmsom.org/

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of formal written notice from the institution in response to the Commission’s request of March 9, 2020. To temporarily waive Substantive Change Policy and Procedures and allow the use of distance education to accommodate students impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions, in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 5, 2020. Continued use of distance education beyond the limitations of USDE guidelines will require substantive change approval in accordance with Substantive Change Policy and Procedures. This flexibility is not available for clock-hour courses that lead to licensure if the licensing body will not accept distance learning courses or hours or give credit for them toward the number of hours a student must complete. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 5, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the Accreditation Readiness Report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To grant Candidate for Accreditation status. To invite the institution to initiate self-study in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2022-2023. To note that Candidate for Accreditation status is an indication that an institution is progressing toward, but is not assured of, accreditation.
  • Distance Education
    Not approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved to offer programs by this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice

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