Accreditations, Approvals & Affiliations
Accredited Member, ACICS
Mildred Elley is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas, certificates, and the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) and Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. This accreditation is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Albany, NY & NYC Metro Campuses
Mildred Elley’s Albany, New York Campus is approved by the New York State Board of Regents to offer the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) and Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degrees.
Mildred Elley’s NYC Metro Campus is approved by the New York State Board of Regents to offer the Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree.
Both campuses are also approved by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)—formerly VESID.
Mildred Elley is also registered with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Office.
Mildred Elley – Pittsfield, MA Campus
Mildred Elley’s Pittsfield, Massachusetts Campus is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office of Private Occupational School Education, Division of Professional Licensure.
Mildred Elley – Pittsfield, MA is also licensed to operate as a Cosmetology school and the Cosmetology program is approved by the Board of Registration of Cosmetologists of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The campus is also approved for the training of the Veterans of the Armed Forces and JPTA participants.
Mildred Elley-Pittsfield, Massachusetts Campus received Initial Approval status for a practical nursing program from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing on September 17, 2013. Mildred Elley’s program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing by providing at least 1080 hours of instruction, a minimum of 945 hours of which are nursing courses. At least 540 hours of the nursing course hours consist of clinical practice. The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing can be contacted at:
Board of Registration in Nursing
Division of Health Professions Licensure
Department of Public Health
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 1-800-414-0168 or 617-973-0900