Accreditations / NCCCS Performance Measures

Accreditations

Central Piedmont is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 or see sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Central Piedmont. The Commission on Colleges should be contacted only for questions relating to the College’s accreditation. Inquiries regarding the programs and services of Central Piedmont should be directed to the College.

The following organizations also have accredited and approved Central Piedmont programs:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN); acenursing.org

  • Christa A. Overcash Associate Degree Nursing Program

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-03449; 301.652.AOTA

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

American Bar Association

  • William K. Diehl Jr. Paralegal Technology Program

American Culinary Federation Foundation Accrediting Commission

  • Culinary Arts
  • Baking and Pastry Arts

American Heart Association

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 7272 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD, 20814; ashp.org

  • Pharmacy Technology

American Welding Society – Accredited Welder Test Facility

Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP); anfponline; 800.323.1908

  • Certified Dietary Managers (CDM)
  • Certified Food Protection Professionals (CFPP)
  • CFP® Board of Standards, Inc.

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM); cahiim.org

  • Health Information Technology

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 1248 Harwood Rd., Bedford, TX 76021; coarc.com; 817.283.2835

  • Respiratory Therapy

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Department of Accreditation, APTA, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; capteonline.org; 703.706.3245

  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), ARC/STSA, 6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite #110, Littleton, CO 80120; caahep.org; 303.694.9262

  • Surgical Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee (CPRC) of the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; caahep.org; 727.210.2350

  • Cytotechnology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT) at the associate degree level in the Non-Invasive Cardiology (Adult Echocardiography) concentration and the Invasive Cardiology (Invasive Cardiovascular Technology) concentration; The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; caahep.org; 727.210.2350

  • Non-Invasive Cardiology (Adult Echocardiography)
  • Invasive Cardiology (Invasive Cardiovascular Technology)

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; caahep.org;727.210.2350

  • Medical Assisting

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Assisting

Commission on Allied Health for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (COAOMP)

  • Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (COAEMSP)

  • Emergency Medical Services

Commission on Accreditation for American Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM); cahiim.org

  • Health Information Technology

Council for Standards in Human Service Education, cshse.org

  • Human Services Technology

North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts, 1207 Front Street, Suite 110, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27609

  • Licensed Cosmetology Program
  • Cosmetology Program, Pivot Point International Academy

Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, abet.org

  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119; naacls.org; 847.939.3597/ 773.714.8880

  • Medical Laboratory Technology

National Association for the Education of Young Children

  • Early Childhood Education Associate Degree Program

National Automotive Technician Education Foundation

  • Automotive Technology Program
  • BMW-Associate Degree Program
  • General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program
  • Honda Professional Automotive Career Training

National Center for Construction Education and Research Accredited Training and Education Facility

National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3)

  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration
  • Transportation Systems Technology

National Institute for Metalworking Skills

  • Computer Integrated Machining

Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

North Carolina Appraisal Board

North Carolina Bar Certified

  • William K. Diehl, Jr. Paralegal Technology Program

North Carolina Commissioner of Banks

North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission

  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Technology
  • Criminal Justice Technology
  • General Instructor Training
  • Lidar Certification/Recertification
  • Radar Certification/Recertification
  • Time/Distance Certification/Recertification

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Service Regulation, Center for Aide Regulation and Education (CARE)

  • Nurse Aide

North Carolina Department of Insurance

North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission

  • Firefighter Training

North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS)

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Paramedic

North Carolina Real Estate Commission

North Carolina Board of Nursing

  • Christa A. Overcash Associate Degree Nursing Program