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 and Workforce Development (DHEWD).

The Associate Degree Nursing Program at St. Louis Community College (STLCC), located in St. Louis, MO, is approved by the Missouri Board of Nursing and is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 30326

404-975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing Program at STLCC based on the February 2020 evaluation visit is continuing accreditation with the next scheduled evaluation visit for spring 2028.

Florissant Valley

General Fine Art

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Child Development Center

  • Missouri Accreditation for Children and Youth Programs; State Accreditation
  • Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; Licensure
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); National Accreditation

Graphic Communications

  • National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD)

Photography

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Forest Park

Automotive Technology

  • ASE Education Foundation
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Baking and Pastry Arts

  • American Culinary Federation (ACF)

Clinical Coding

  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Professional Certificate Approval Program (PCAP) through American Health Information Management Association

Clinical Laboratory Technology

  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

Culinary Arts

  • American Culinary Federation (ACF)

Dental Hygiene

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

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)

Diesel Technology

  • ASE Education Foundation

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 Management

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

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

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 (NASAD)

Interior Design

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design¬†(NASAD)