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 to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. Their website is http://www.sacscoc.org/

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 Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Phone: 404.975.5000 Fax: 404.975.5020 http://acenursing.org/

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

Clinical Laboratory Technician:

The Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Clinical Laboratory Technician program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). They can be contacted at 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018-5119, phone: 847-939-3597 or 773-714-8880, fax: 773-714-8886, email: info@naacles.org, or visit them at: http://www.naacls.org

Physical Therapist Assistant:

The Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Physical Therapist Assistant Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; Telephone: (703) 706-3245; E-mail: accreditation@apta.org, or visit them at: www.capteonline.org

Respiratory Care Advanced Practice:

The Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Respiratory Care Advanced Practice program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC )Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244, Phone: (817) 283-2835, Fax:817-354-8519, E-mail: shelley@coarc.com, or visit them at: http://www.coarc.com/

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 http://arcst.org/