Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. For information about NEO’s accreditation status contact The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411, telephone 800-621-7440. For all other inquiries about the College, contact Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, 200 I Street Northeast, Miami, Oklahoma; 918.542.8441; www.neo.edu.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College was initially accredited by the North Central Association in 1925. NEO College remained accredited through 1936 when the College voluntarily withdrew. In 1949, NEO College was once again accredited by the North Central Association and has had continuous accreditation since that time. In 2000, the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools restructured into The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the regional accrediting body for institutions of higher education in 19 states.
The College’s last comprehensive evaluation was in 2007, followed by a focus visit on strategic planning in 2010. NEO College is fully accredited by HLC. The next comprehensive evaluation is scheduled for the academic year 2016-2017.
- The Medical Laboratory Technician Program at NEO is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018; 773-714-8880; www.naacls.org.
- The Nursing Program at NEO is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing 2915 North Classen Blvd., Suite 524, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106; 405-962-1800; www.ok.gov/nursing/ and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta GA 30326, 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org/.
- The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at NEO is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria,
Virginia 22314; 703-706-3245; email: email@example.com; website: www.capteonline.org/.