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Program Information

Howard Community College is seeking an Initial Accreditation through the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).  The site visit will take place at Howard Community College on March 5th, 2014. 

Programs scheduled for review must solicit third-party comments through appropriate notification of communities of interest and the public such as faculty, students, program administrators, specialty and dental related organizations, patients, and consumers at least ninety (90) days prior to the proposed site visit.  The deadline of sixty (60) days for the receipt of third-party comments is due to the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).  All comments must be signed when sent to the Commission for review.   Signatures will be removed from comments that are made prior to forwarding them to the program. 

Only signed comments that pertain to the standards relative to the particular program being reviewed or policies and procedures used in the Commission’s accreditation process will be considered.    Comments will be screened by the Commission for relevancy and comments received that are not relevant, the individual will be notified that the comment is not related to the accreditation and, where appropriate, referred to the appropriate agency.   A copy of the appropriate accreditation standards may be obtained by contacting the Commission on Dental Accreditation at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 or by calling 1/800-621-8099, extension 4653.

For those individuals who are interested in submitting comments, requests may be made to the Commission office.