Accreditation

Augusta Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate of Science Degrees, Associate of Applied Science Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Certificates of Credit. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone (404) 679-4500, www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Augusta Technical College. Interested constituents should contact the Commission (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third- party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about the College, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Augusta Technical College and not to the Commission’s office. In addition to regional accreditation with SACSCOC, many programs are app roved and/or accredited by external agencies.

PROGRAMMATIC ACCREDITATION

Program Name Accrediting Agency Contact Information for
Accrediting Agency
Last Review or Affirmation Date

Associate Degree in Nursing

The nursing program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing.*+

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

August 23, 2017

Automotive Technology (Augusta Campus)

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

101 Blue Seal Dr. S.E.
Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 669-6650

June, 2014

Cardiovascular Technology Echocardiography Vascular Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)+ — Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology

25400 US Highway 19 N. Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

September 16, 2016

Dental Assisting

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)*

211 East Chicago Avenue Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 440-4653
www.caahep.org

August 2, 2018

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) - Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL  33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

September 21, 2018

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) +

415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 347-7700
www.abet.org

August, 2015

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)+

415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 347-7700
www.abet.org

August, 2015

Medical Assisting

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)+ upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)

25400 US Highway 19 N. Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

September 1, 2010
Augusta, Thomson, and Waynesboro Campuses

October 5, 2016
Columbia County Center

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®)*+

4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
www.aota.org

December 5, 2014

Pharmacy Technology

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(301) 657-3000
www.ashp.org

May 9, 2017

Practical Nursing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)*+

3343 Peachtree Rd NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

July 2015
Augusta, Thomson, and Waynesboro Campuses

Radiologic Technology

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)*+

20 N. Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
www.jrcert.org

March 22, 2016

Respiratory Care

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)+

1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX  76021-4244
(817) 283-2835
www.coarc.com/

July 2015

Surgical Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)+ upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Committee for Educational Programs in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARCSTA)

CAAHEP
25400 US Highway 19 N. Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

ARCSTA
6 W. Day Street Circle, Suite #110
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 694-9262
www.arcstsa.org/

November 21, 2008

*Recognized by the U. S. Department of Education (USDOE)

+Recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Program Name Approving Agency Contact Information for Approving Agency Last Review or Approval Date
Associate Degree in Nursing Georgia Board of Nursing 237 Coliseum Dr,
Macon, GA 31217
(478) 207-2440
Email: nursing@sos.ga.gov
May 2012
Aviation Maintenance Technology Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

1701 Columbia Ave
College Park, GA  30337
(404) 474-5100

December 14, 2017

Nurse Aide
Augusta, Thomson, and Waynesboro Campuses

Georgia Medical Care Foundation (GMCF)

P. O Box 105753
Atlanta, GA 30348
(678) 527-3010 or 1-800-414-4358

November 8, 2016

Practical Nursing
Augusta, Thomson, and Waynesboro Campuses

Georgia Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Dr,
Macon, GA 31217
(478) 207-2440
Email: nursing@sos.ga.gov

February 2009