Sep 29, 2022  
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog

Accreditations


Catawba Valley Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Catawba Valley Community 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 the information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Catawba Valley Community College is Approved for Veteran Enrollment by the North Carolina State Approving Agency (NCSAA) for VA Education Benefits.  To contact:  NCSAA, PO Box 13628, TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, (919) 237-7932, saainquiry@northcarolina.edu.

Catawba Valley Community College is also a member of the North Carolina Community College System; American Association of Community Colleges; North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry; and Charlotte Regional Workforce Development Partnership.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (www.acenursing.org): Associate Degree Nursing Program and Approved by North Carolina State Board of Nursing.  To contact: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326, (404) 975-5000.

The Automotive Systems Technology Program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation (www.aseeducationfoundation.org).  To contact:  ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176, (703) 669-6650.

The Computer-Integrated Machining Program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and is a a Member of the Haas Technical Education Center Network (www.htecnetwork.org).

The Cosmetology Program is accredited by the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts (www.nccosmeticarts.com).  To contact: NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts, 1207 Front Street Suite 110 Raleigh, NC 27609, (919) 733-4117. 

The Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (www.ada.org) and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.”  The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. To contact:  Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, (312) 440-4653.

The Electroneurodianostic Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) in collaboration with the Committee on Accreditation for Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT www.coa-ndt.org).

The Emergency Medical Science Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP www.coaemsp.org).  To contact: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 113th Street N. #7709; Seminole, FL, 33775.  To contact: CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; 214-703-8992, fax 214-703-8992.

The Fire Protection Technology Program is recognized as a Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Associate degree program by the National Fire Academy (www.usfa.fema.gov).  To contact:  FESHE, 16825 South Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, (301) 447-1000.

The Health Information Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIM www.cahiim.org).  To contact: CAHIIM, 233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, (313) 233-1100.

The Polysomnography Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) in collaboration with the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnography (CoA-PSG https://www.caahep.org/About-CAAHEP/Committees-on-Accreditation/Polysomnographic-Technology.aspx).

The Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT www.jrcert.org).  To contact:  JRCERT, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300.

The Respiratory Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com). To contact: Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 264 Precision Blvd, Telford, TN 37690, USA, (817) 283-2835.

The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA www.arcstsa.org). To contact: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 113th Street N. #7709; Seminole, FL, 33775. To contact: ARC/STSA, 19751 East Mainstreet, Suite #339; Parker, CO 80138.

The Welding Technology Program is an Educational Institution Member designated by the American Welding Society (www.aws.org).