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Our Accreditation

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine’s current status with accrediting and oversight organizations is on schedule for matriculating the first class in the summer of 2020.

Currently, the School has preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education to recruit and matriculate students and conditional approval from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to offer degree programs.

As a new medical school, the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine is in the process of obtaining required provisional and full accreditation and approval status.

 

Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)


Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine has achieved preliminary accreditation and is listed in the LCME accredited directory .

Preliminary accreditation allows the school to begin recruiting students and accepting applications for admission.

 

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE): Conditional Approval


The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) recognizes the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine (KPSOM) with conditional approval. The institution is eligible for provisional approval once the proposed facilities are completed.

Any questions a prospective student may have that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to:

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
www.bppe.ca.gov 
888-370-7589 or by fax 916-263-1897
916-431-6959 or by fax 916-263-1897