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Accreditation

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

Piedmont Technical College holds membership in the American Association of Community Colleges and in the American Technical Education Association.

The Electronic Engineering Technology and Engineering Graphics Technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182; (312) 704-5300 (www.jrcert.org).

The Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs are approved by the State Board of Nursing for S.C.

Also, the Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (www.acenursing.org)  3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta GA 30326; (404) 975-5000, (404) 975-5020 (fax); info@acenursing.org.

The Cardiovascular Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), (www.caahep.org) 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 (727) 210-2350, upon the recommendation of the  Joint Review Committee Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT) 1449 Hill Street Whitinsville, MA 01588-1032.

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), (www.caahep.org) 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 (727) 210-2350, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) 6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120, (303) 694-9262.

The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs: 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; (727) 210-2350.

The Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021, (817) 283-2835 (www.coarc.com) and the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), 18000 W. 105th St., Olathe, KS 66061-7543, (913) 895-4900, FAX: (913) 895-4650 nbrc-info@nbrc.org.

The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 657-3000 (www.ashp.org).

The A.A.S. Major in Funeral Service at Piedmont Technical College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 3432 Ashland Avenue, Suite U, St. Joseph, MO 64506, (816) 223-3747 (www.abfse.org).

Automotive Technology is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation.

The Early Care and Education program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1313 L. Street N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C., 20005-4101, (202) 232-8777 (www.naeyc.org).

Copies of accreditation documents are in the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer.