Program Accreditation

In addition to the regional accreditation by SACSCOC, some ACC programs are accredited by industry or professional organizations.

Program Additional Agency: Accreditation, Approval, or Certification
Automotive Technology National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
[formerly known as National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)]
http://www.aseeducationfoundation.org/
Business Studies Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
https://www.acbsp.org/
Child Care and Development National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation (ECADA)
https://www.naeyc.org/
Criminal Justice Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
https://www.tcole.texas.gov/
Dental Hygiene American Dental Association (ADA) - Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
https://www.ada.org/en/coda
Emergency Medical Services Professions Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP)
https://www.caahep.org/
Fire Protection Technology Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
https://www.tcfp.texas.gov/
Health Information Technology Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
https://www.cahiim.org/
Hospitality, Meeting and Event Planning, Tourism Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
https://www.acbsp.org/
Medical Laboratory Technology National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
https://www.naacls.org/
Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
https://www.acenursing.org/

Texas Board of Nursing
https://www.bon.texas.gov/
Occupational Therapy Assistant American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) - Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
https://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Accreditation.aspx
Pharmacy Technician Program American Society of Health-System Pharmacists/Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ASHP)
https://www.ashp.org/

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
https://www.acpe-accredit.org/
Physical Therapist Assistant Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
http://www.capteonline.org/home.aspx
Radiology Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
https://www.jrcert.org/
Sonography Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP)
https://www.caahep.org/

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)
https://www.jrcdms.org/
Surgical Technology Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP)
https://www.caahep.org/

Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology (ARC/STSA)
http://www.arcstsa.org/
Veterinary Technology American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
https://www.avma.org/

Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)
https://www.avma.org/education/accreditation/programs/about-avma-committee-veterinary-technician-education-and-activities-cvtea
Vocational Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
https://www.acenursing.org/

Texas Board of Nursing
https://www.bon.texas.gov/