The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets or exceeds an acceptable level of quality.

Institutional Accreditation

Council on Occupational Education

Dorsey School of Business Inc., doing business as Dorsey College, is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). This applies to the Madison Heights campus (which serves as the main campus) and the Dearborn, Roseville, Saginaw, Woodhaven, and Wayne campuses (which are branch campus locations of Madison Heights).  Contact information for the Council on Occupational Education is as follows: 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790, www.council.org.

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences

Taylortown School of Beauty Inc., doing business as Dorsey School of Beauty located in Taylor, Michigan, is institutionally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Inc., (NACCAS).  Contact information for the NACCAS is as follows: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc., 3015 Colvin Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, telephone (703) 600-7600, www.NACCAS.org.


Programmatic Accreditation

The Culinary Arts program at Dorsey College – Roseville Campus is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. Contact information is as follows: American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Accrediting Commission, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, telephone: (800) 624 – 9458.

The Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy – Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).  Contact information for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org), 9355 – 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, telephone:  (727) 210-2350.  Send your communication to CAAHEP directly by clicking here.


Dorsey Divisions

The Dorsey family of institutions includes additional locations, referred to as “Dorsey Divisions,” which do not hold institutional accreditation. These locations include Training Direct (locations in Bridgeport and Danbury Connecticut), Great Lakes EMS Academy in Grand Rapids, MI, and Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy (DEMA) with locations in Madison Heights, MI (previously known as Superior Medical Education), Woodhaven, MI (previously known as Michigan Academy of Emergency Services and Allied Health), and Bay City, MI (previously known as Valley Training Center).