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Specialized Accreditation

Central Oregon Community College is accredited as an institution by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Certain programs offered at COCC are also accredited on an individual basis by a third party organization. For program information, please visit our Academic Programs page.

Discipline Program Accrediting Agency Program Status Reviews
Automotive
  • Master Automotive Technician - Two Year Certificate of Completion (CC2)

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation

Accredited

Last: 2018

Next: 2023

Cascade Culinary Institute
  • Culinary Arts - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • Culinary Arts - Two Year Certificate of Completion (CC2)

 

  • Baking and Pastry Arts - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • Baking and Pastry Arts - Two Year Certificate of Completion (CC2)

American Culinary Federation (ACF)

 

 

 

American Culinary Federation (ACF)

Accredited

 

 

 

Accredited

Last: 2014

Next: 6/30/21

 

 

Last: 2014

Next: 6/30/19

Dental Assisting
  • Dental Assisting - One Year Certificate of Completion (CC1)
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Accredited

Last: 2013

Next: 2020

Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Medical Technician - One Year Certificate of Completion (CC1)
  • Paramedicine - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Accredited

Last: 2017

Next: 2023

Fire Science
  • Fire Science - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC);

 

 

Department of Public Safety Standards & Training (DPSST);

 

 

Fire & Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE)

Accredited

 

 


Accredited

 

 

 

Accredited

Last IFSAC: 2019

Next IFSAC: TBD

Last: DPSST: 2019

Next DPSST: 2022

 

Last FESHE: 2016

Next FESHE:2019

Forestry
  • Forest Resources Technology - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Society of American Foresters Accredited

Last: 2020

Next: 2029

Health Information Management (HIM)
  • Health Information Management - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management/American Health Information Management Association Accredited

Last: 2017-18

Next: 2021-22

Massage Therapy
  • Massage Therapy - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • Massage Therapy - Two Year Certificate of Completion (CC2)
Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) Accredited

Last: 2015

Next: 4/30/2022

Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant - One Year Certificate of Completion (CC1)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in conjunction with the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Accredited

Last: 2015

Next: 2024

Nursing
  • Nursing (RN) - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Accredited

Last: 2020

Next: 2024

Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician - One Year Certificate of Completion (CC1)
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Accredited

Last: 2020

Next: 2022

Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) Accredited

Last: 2019

Next: 2024

This webpage is maintained by the COCC Curriculum Office; please send updates to emcarman@cocc.edu.