School of Medicine
LSUHSC New Orleans School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) until 2025-26. The LCME is the accrediting body charged by the U.S. Department of Education to ensure that medical schools meet consistent and rigorous national standards for professional education leading to the M.D. degree. Graduates of our School of Medicine are eligible for medical licensure in every state in the U.S. and the District of Columbia.
LSUHSC New Orleans School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Additionally, all individual residency programs are fully accredited with none on a probationary status. All graduates of our residency programs are eligible for board certification in their specialty. Specialty board certification is recognized in every state in the U.S. and the District of Columbia.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of LSUHSC-NO may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).
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