Accreditation

Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Status: Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org
Phone: 312.263.0456 / 800.621.7440

M State program accreditation

The programs listed are accredited, licensed or approved by national, state or program-specific agencies.

Automotive Service Technology
Automotive Service of Excellence Education Foundation (ASE EF)
1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703.669.6650
Email: info@ASEeducationFoundation.org

Cardiovascular Technology - Invasive
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727.210.2350
Email: mail@caahep.org

Upon the recommendation of the
Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT)
1449 Hill Street
Whitensville, MA 01588
Phone: 978.456.5594
Email: office@jrccvt.org

Cosmetology
Minnesota State Board of Cosmetology (MN BOC)
1000 University Avenue West, Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651.201.2742
Email: cosmetology@state.mn.us

Criminal Justice
Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
1600 University Avenue, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651.643.3060
Email: postboard.agency.docs@state.mn.us

Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800.621.8099 / 312.440.4653

Electrical Line Worker
Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA)
11640 73rd Avenue North
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone: 763.424.1020

Electrical Technology
Approved as one year of credit toward students' journeyman's license by the
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Board of Electricity
433 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 800.342.5354 / 651.284.5005

Health Information Technology/Coding

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Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
200 E. Randolph St., Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312.233.1166
Email: info@cahiim.org

Massage Therapy
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)
133 Burr Ridge Parkway, Suite 200
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Phone: 800.296.0664 / 630.627.8000
Email: info@ncbtmb.org

Medical Laboratory Technology
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Phone: 773.714.8880
Email: info@naacls.org

Nursing (AS)

Minnesota Board of Nursing
1210 Northland Drive Suite 120
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Phone: 612.317.3000
Email: nursing.board@state.mn.us

National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
2600 Virginia Avenue
Washington, DC 20032
Phone: (202) 909-2526
www.nln.org/accreditation-services/overview

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Plumbing Technology
32-credit program approved as 800 hours toward student apprenticeship card in Minnesota and 1,600-2,000 hours in North Dakota.
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 800.342.5354 / 651.284.5005

Practical Nursing (Diploma)

Minnesota Board of Nursing
1210 Northland Drive Suite 120
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Phone: 612.317.3000
Email: nursing.board@state.mn.us
https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/

National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
2600 Virginia Avenue
Washington, DC 20032
Phone: (202) 909-2526
www.nln.org/accreditation-services/overview

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Radiologic Technology
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312.704.5300
Email: mail@jcert.org

Surgical Technology
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727.210.2350
Email: mail@caahep.org

In cooperation with
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
6 West Dry Creek Cir, Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303.694.9262
Email: info@arcstsa.org

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These programs are in good standing with the sponsoring agencies unless noted otherwise. Statements of standing with state agencies and accrediting bodies are available upon request by contacting:

Karen Reilly
karen.reilly@minnesota.edu
218.736.1508
Associate Dean of Marketing and Outreach