Accreditation & Licensing
Brown Mackie College — Dallas/Ft. Worth is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United State Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC, 20002-4241. Telephone: 202.336.6780.
The occupational therapy assistant program has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. Once accreditation of the program has been obtained, its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.
Brown Mackie College — Dallas/Ft. Worth is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.
Brown Mackie College — Dallas/Ft. Worth holds a Certificate of Authorization from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Brown Mackie College — Dallas/Ft. Worth has a certificate of approval from The Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas. The Texas Workforce Commission assigned school number is S3737. Brown Mackie College — Dallas/Ft. Worth's programs are approved by The Texas Workforce Commission and may also be approved by other state agencies or accrediting bodies as outlined on this page. Students must address their concerns about an educational program by following the school's grievance process outlined in the school catalog. Students who are dissatisfied with the school's response to their complaints can file a formal complaint with The Texas Workforce Commission, as well as with the school's accrediting body. Additional information on complaint procedures is located on The Texas Workforce Commission's Career Schools and Colleges Web site.
Brown Mackie College is a system of over 25 schools located throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Administrative office: 625 Eden Park Drive, Suite 1100; Cincinnati, OH 45202. ©2014 Brown Mackie College.