Accreditation and certification
The School for Officer Training is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents as a degree-granting institution and is authorized to confer the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. The Commissioner and Regents of the New York State Board of Regents can be contacted as the accrediting agency at:
Office of College and University Evaluation
State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, 5 North Mezzanine
Albany, NY 12234
Ph: (518) 474-1551
Fax: (518) 486-2779
School certification includes licensing by the New York State Board of Regents as a specialized institution of higher education under Section 52.22 of the State Education Law.
The School is qualified to train veterans and other eligible persons under the provision of Public Law #92-540 of the G.I. Bill of Rights.
The Salvation Army College for Officer Training holds applicant status with the Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation, 5850 T. G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808. Applicant status is a pre-membership status granted to those institutions that meet the ABHE Conditions of Eligibility and that possess such qualities as may provide a basis for achieving candidate status within five years.