Institute of Medical Education is licensed to operate as a private postsecondary institution by the State of California and Vocational Education.

The Institute of Medical Education is approved and accredited by the following:

  Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)Accrediting Commission of Schools and
  The State of California and Vocational Education
  Phlebotomy Tech Level 1 by the Department of Health Services (Laboratory Field Services)
  American Registry of MRI Technologists
  Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
  Department of Health Services (Medical Lab Technician)
  The Institute of Medical Education is approved to accept participants from WIA, EDD, and all other
     California retraining programs
“The Institute of Medical Education is currently accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) through June 30, 2016. Please note that as of October 26, 2010, WASC has voluntarily withdrew its participation from the U.S. Department of Education. This action by WASC has caused IME to lose the eligibility to participate and receive Title IV Financial Aid.”
" Dental hygiene program's accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation has been withdrawn on February 02, 2012 due to the fact that IME is no longer accredited by any agencies that has US DOE recognition. WASC is IME's primary institutional accreditation agency and WASC has voluntarily pulled out their recognition from US DOE.

The Commission (CODA) is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue,Chicago, IL 60611. The commission's web address is: "


 Providing an up-to-date curriculum that    reflects the current needs of the real    world.

 Maintaining close relationships with local    employers, who know the quality of our    graduates and seek their skills for    employment.

 Scheduling classes to meet the needs of    working adults, with a variety of courses    available during the day and evening.

  Upon completion of their program,    students will have the training and    experience necessary for the various    areas of clinical medical health care.
   Included are the front and back office    skills characteristic of the clinical medical    professional, providing students the    flexibility to pursue a variety of vocational    avenues based upon individual interests.