Accreditation

Wallace State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Wallace State Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org). 
 
Many programs have additional accreditation from organizations appropriate to the particular disciplines. Routine inquiries about Wallace State, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Wallace State.

Program Accreditations/Approvals Include:

Associate Degree Nursing (RN)                          
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (Formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission), Alabama Board of Nursing

Automotive Service Technology/Collision Repair/Diesel Mechanics
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Business Administration/Business Education/Management and Supervision
Nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs

Clinical Laboratory                
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Culinary Arts                                      
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene            
Commission on Dental Accreditation

Diagnostic Imaging                                        
Joint Review Committee on Education In Radiologic Technology

Diagnostic Medical Sonography      
Joint Review Committee on Education In Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Diesel Mechanics                                
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation

Drafting and Design Technology                
American Design Drafting Association

Emergency Medical Services                  
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions

Flight Technology                        
Federal Aviation Administration, Approved by the Alabama State Department of Education for flight instruction under the U.S. Veterans Administration Program

Health Information Technology      
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Heating and Air Conditioning                
Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Excellence (HVAC)

Industrial Electronics  
Electronics Technicians Association (ETA)

Machine Tool Technology    
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

Medical Assistant        
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)

Occupational Therapy Assistant    
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Pharmacy Technology                
American Society of Health System Pharmacists

Physical Therapist Assistant      
The PTA Program at Wallace State Community is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website:http://www.capteonline.org

Polysomnographic Technology
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (COAPSG) 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560, Phone:   (252) 626-3238, http://www.coapsg.org/

Practical Nursing (LPN)                
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (Formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission), Alabama Board of Nursing

Respiratory Therapy            
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

Therapeutic Massage        
Licensed by the Alabama Board of Massage Therapy 
School Code Assigned by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

Welding                                                                   
American Welding Society (AWS)