Accreditation and Approval

Accreditation

St. Louis Community College is accredited by the

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
800-621-7440

In addition to institutional accreditation by the HLC, the programs listed below have been accredited or approved by recognized accrediting bodies.

Collegewide

All college degree programs are approved by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE).

The St. Louis Community College Nursing Departments at the Florissant Valley and Forest Park campuses are fully approved and the Meramec campus is accredited with condition by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. 

The St. Louis Community College District Nursing Program is accredited by

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000

Florissant Valley

Art

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Child Development Center

Missouri Accreditation for Early Childhood Programs

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Dietetic Technology

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Graphic Communications

National Association of Schools of Arts and Design

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Photography

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Forest Park

Automotive Technology

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Baking and Pastry Arts

American Culinary Federation

Clinical Laboratory Technology

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

Culinary Arts

American Culinary Federation

Dental Assisting

Commission of Dental Accreditation American Dental Association (CODA)
Missouri Dental Board

Dental Hygiene

Commission of Dental Accreditation American Dental  Association (CODA)

Missouri Dental Board

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Emergency Medical Services

Missouri Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

The Emergency Medical Service Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

Funeral Service Education

American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)

Health Information Technology

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Medical Billing and Coding

American Health Information Management Association

Radiologic Technology

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

Respiratory Care

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

Surgical Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Meramec

Art

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Interior Design

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Kitchen and Bath

National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Physical Therapist Assistant

Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education