Accreditation | SKCTC

Institutional Accreditation

We are proud to be an accredited community college here to help you meet your education and career goals.

Our accreditation to award associate degrees comes from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and it’s an important part of who we are as a college.

Not only does accreditation help us provide you with financial aid options, it also means that since we are accredited to award associate degrees, your degree will automatically be recognized and accepted by all public or private four-year colleges and universities.

Because It's Important

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical 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).
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Note: The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Academic Program Accreditations or Certifications

The following programs have earned discipline-specific accreditations or certifications as recognized by that respective granting agency.

Associate Degree Nursing:

The Associate Degree nursing program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College at the Cumberland campus located in Cumberland, KY is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400

Atlanta, GA 30326

(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm

 

The Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Academic Career Mobility Nursing Program has full approval from The Kentucky Board of Nursing, 312 Whittington Pky ,Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40222, Phone: 502-429-3300 or 1-800-305-2042 , Fax: 502-429-3311 http://kbn.ky.gov

Automotive Technology:

The Automotive Technology program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, 101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101 Leesburg, VA 20175, Phone: (703) 669-6650 Fax: (703) 669-6125, or visit them at: http://www.natef.org

Physical Therapist Assistant:

The Physical Therapist Assistant Regional Program at Hazard Community & Technical College/Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 606-487-3379 or email tracy.bowling@kctcs.edu. 

Respiratory Care Advanced Practice:

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an ‘outcomes based’ process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented.

  • Both Respiratory Care programs (Whitesburg and Pineville) at SKCTC are fully (but separately) accredited by The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
    • The Whitesburg Respiratory Care program at SKCTC is program number 200624.
    • The Pineville Respiratory Care program at SKCTC is program number 200400.

Surgical Technology:

The Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs - Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology. 6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite #110 ,Littleton, CO 80120 ,Phone: 303-694-9262 ,Fax: 303-741-3655, E-mail: info@arcstsa.org, or visit them at https://arcstsa.org/

Regional Radiography:

The Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College / Hazard Community and Technical College Regional Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182, Phone: 312-704-5300: Fax: 312-704-5304: E-mail: mail@jrcert.org, or visit them at  www.jrcert.org