Accreditations / NCCCS Performance Measures

Accreditations

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

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

  • Pharmacy Technology

ASE Education Foundation

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

CFP Board of Standards, Inc. 

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

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

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

  • Polysomnography

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions, North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (COAEMSP)

  • Emergency Medical Services

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 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

Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

  • Mortgage Broker

North Carolina Appraisal Board

  • Appraiser - Registered Trainee, Certified Residential

North Carolina Bar Certified

  • William K. Diehl, Jr. Paralegal Technology Program

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 Division of Health Service Regulation, Division of Health Service Regulation, Center for Aide Regulation and Education (CARE)

  • Nurse Aide

North Carolina Department of Insurance

  • NC Casualty Insurance Agent
  • NC Life Insurance Agent
  • NC Health Insurance Agent
  • NC Property Insurance Agent

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

  • NC Real Estate Broker

North Carolina Board of Nursing

  • Christa A. Overcash Associate Degree Nursing Program