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Catawba Valley Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award diplomas and associate degrees.

Catawba Valley Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Catawba Valley Community College.

Catawba Valley Community College is Approved for Veteran Enrollment by North Carolina State Approving Agency (NCSAA) for Veterans Education. To contact: NCSAA, 120 Penmarc Drive, Suite 103, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-2434, (919) 733-7535.

Catawba Valley Community College is also a member of the North Carolina Community College System; American Association of Community Colleges; Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges; League for Innovation; North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry; and Charlotte Regional Workforce Development Partnership.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (www.acenursing.org): Associate Degree Nursing Program and Approved by North Carolina State Board of Nursing. To contact: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326, (404) 975-5000.

The Automotive Systems Technology Program is accredited by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF https://www.asealliance.org/natef-accreditation). To contact: NATEF, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176, (703) 669-6650.

The Computer-Integrated Machining Program is a Member of the Haas Technical Education Center Network (www.htecnetwork.org).

The Cosmetology Program is accredited by the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts (www.nccosmeticarts.com). To contact: NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts, 1207 Front Street Suite 110 Raleigh, NC 27609, (919) 733-4117.

The Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (www.ada.org) and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. To contact: Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, (312) 440-4653.

The Early Childhood Education Program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC  www.naeyc.org). To contact: NAEYC, 1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 232-8777.

The Electroneurodianostic Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) in collaboration with the Committee on Accreditation for Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT www.coa-ndt.org).

The Emergency Medical Science Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP www.coaemsp.org). To contact: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL, 33756, (727) 210-2350. To contact: CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; (214) 703-8992, fax (214) 703-8992.

The Fire Protection Technology Program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and recognized as a Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Associate degree program by the National Fire Academy (www.usfa.fema.gov). To contact: IFSAC, 1812 Tyler Avenue, Stillwater, OK, 74078, (405) 744-8303, www.ifsac.org. To contact: FESHE, 16825 South Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, (301) 447-1000.

The Health Information Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIM www.cahiim.org). To contact: CAHIIM, 233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, (313) 233-1100.

The Learning Assistance Center Peer Tutoring Program certified Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Advanced Certified Tutorby the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA www.crla.net) International Tutor Program. To contact: 7044 S. 13th Street, Oak Creek, WI 53154, (414) 908-4961.

The Polysomnography Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) in collaboration with the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnography (CoA-PSG www.coapsg.org).

The Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERTwww.jrcert.org). To contact: JRCERT, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300.

The Respiratory Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com). To contact: Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244, (817) 283-2835.

The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA www.arcstsa.org). To contact: CAAHEP, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763. To contact: ARC/STSA, 6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite #110, Littleton, CO 80120.

The Welding Technology Program is an Educational Institution Member designated by the American Welding Society (www.aws.org).