Accreditation - Associate in Applied Science

The College for Officer Training is institutionally accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education acting under their standing as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. The Office of College and University Evaluation can be contacted as the accrediting agency at:

Office of College and University Evaluation
Education Building Annex, Room 979 EBA
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Phone (518) 474-1551
Fax (518) 486-2779

The College is accredited as a degree-granting institution and is authorized to confer the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. To receive this degree, cadets must meet all requirements as stipulated herein (see “Awarding of Degrees”).

College Information
Program Title: Associate in Applied Science; Salvation Army Officer Training
HEGIS Code: 5502
Retention rate for matriculated students/cadets: 91.0% (2009 to present)
Graduation “on-time” data for cadets: 79.4% (2010 to present)