Table 1.

Comparison of Maximum Accreditation Length for Compliant Programs (n = 10)

AgencyProfessionMaximum Accreditation Length (years)
Accreditation Council on Optometric EducationOptometry8
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy EducationOccupational Therapy10
Accreditation Council on Pharmacy EducationPharmacy6
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, IncPhysician Assistants7
American Veterinary Medical Association Council on EducationVeterinary Medicine7
Committee on Accreditation in Physical Therapy EducationPhysical Therapy10
Commission on Collegiate Nursing EducationNursing10
Commission on Dental AccreditationDentistry7
Council on Podiatric Medical EducationPodiatry8
Liaison Committee on Medical EducationMedicine8