Accredited Programs in Perfusion Education*

Recognized Accrediting Agencies

The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) recognizes the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education (AC-PE) in cooperation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The official accrediting agency for perfusion programs in Canada is EQualTM Canada, a branch of Accreditation Canada and the Health Standards Organization.

Effective Date of Accreditation

The effective date of program accreditation is the date of receipt of the application in the event accreditation is granted. See the links on this page for lists of Accredited Schools of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

Loss of Accreditation

In the event of a loss of program accreditation, the effective date is the date cited in the official communication to the school from the accrediting agency. The school director is responsible for notifying his/her students of the action.

U.S. Accreditation Organizations

Website Accreditation Committee on Perfusion Education (AC-PE)

Website Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Accredited U.S. Perfusion Education Programs by State


Website Midwestern University Perfusion Program (Glendale)

Website University of Arizona Perfusion Sciences Graduate Program (Tucson)


Website Quinnipiac University Cardiovascular Perfusion Program (Hamden)


Website Rush University Perfusion Program (Chicago)


Website University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Perfusion Technology Program (Iowa City)


Website Northern Kentucky University (Highland Heights)


Website Lawrence Technological University (Southfield)


Website University of Nebraska Medical Center Perfusion Program (Omaha)

New York

Website Hofstra Cardiovascular Science and Perfusion Medicine Program (Hempstead)

Website SUNY Upstate Medical University Perfusion Program (Syracuse)


Website Cleveland Clinic Foundation School of Perfusion (Cleveland)


Website Thomas Jefferson University Perfusion and Extracorporeal Technology (Philadelphia)

Website UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside School of Cardiovascular Perfusion (Pittsburgh)

South Carolina

Website Medical University of South Carolina Perfusion Program (Charleston)


Website Vanderbilt University Medical Center Perfusion Program (Nashville)

Lipscomb University Perfusion Program (Nashville)


Website Texas Heart Institute School of Perfusion Technology (Houston)

Website University of Texas Health Science Center Perfusion Program (Houston)

 Website The Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital Cardiovascular Institute Cardiovascular Perfusion Program (Plano)


Website University of Utah, Master of Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion (Salt Lake City)


Website Milwaukee School of Engineering Perfusion Program (Milwaukee)

Accredited Canadian Perfusion Education Programs

Website British Columbia Institute of Technology Cardiovascular Perfusion (Burnaby, British Columbia)

Website Michener Institute of Education at UHN Perfusion Program (Toronto, Ontario)

Website University of Montreal Extracorporeal Perfusion (Montreal, Quebec)

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