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,  Contact information for Dorsey College’s Chief Administrator is as follows:  Kim Peck,, (248) 585-9200 ext. 11314.

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences

Dorsey School of Beauty located in Taylor, Michigan, a sister school of Dorsey College, is institutionally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Inc., (NACCAS) and serves as a main campus. Dorsey School of Beauty is located at 23125 Ecorse Road, Taylor, MI 48180 and has additional classroom space located at 23129 Ecorse Road, Taylor, MI 48180. 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,

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 College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( 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 (, 9355 – 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, telephone:  (727) 210-2350.  Send your communication to CAAHEP directly by clicking here.  To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088 214-703-8445, FAX 214-703-8992,

Continuing Occupational Educational Classes

Certain classes offered at Dorsey College campuses, such as American Heart Association classes and EMS Refresher classes are classified as Continuing Occupational Education classes by the Council on Occupational Education, Dorsey College’s institutional accreditor. As a result, Continuing Occupational Education classes are not included on the program list Dorsey College maintains with the Council on Occupational Education.

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) and Great Lakes EMS Academy in Grand Rapids, MI.