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Accreditations/Program Approvals

Nash Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Nash Community College.

The Physical Therapist Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association, (Dept. of Accreditation, 1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314, (800) 999-2782).

The Automotive Systems Technology program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), (101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175).

The Computer-Integrated Machining Technology program is accredited by The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), (10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 203, Fairfax, VA 22030, 703-352-4971, www.nims-skills.org).

The Early Childhood Education Program at Nash Community College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, (1313 L Street, NW #500, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 232-8777). The accreditation term runs from March 2015 through March 2022.

The Medical Assisting diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), (25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org).

The Phlebotomy program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), (5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, (733) 714-8880).

Nash Community College’s application for accreditation has been accepted by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). Application for accreditation does not guarantee accreditation and applying for accreditation does not grant any temporary status of accreditation.

The Cosmetology program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts, (1207 Front Street, Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27609, (919) 733-4117).

The College is approved by the North Carolina State Board of Nursing to offer the Associate Degree in Nursing and Practical Nursing, a diploma program, (P.O. Box 2129, Raleigh, NC 27602, (919) 782-3211).

The Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program is approved by The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission; and The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission.