Institutional Accreditation (SACSCOC)
Piedmont Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Piedmont Technical College.
Inquiries about the institution such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Piedmont Technical College and not to the Commission on Colleges. The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support non-compliance with a requirement or standard.
The Electronic Engineering Technology and Engineering Graphics Technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182; (312) 704-5300 (www.jrcert.org).
The Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs are approved by the State Board of Nursing for S.C.
Also, the Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (www.acenursing.org) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta GA 30326; (404) 975-5000, (404) 975-5020 (fax); firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cardiovascular Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), (www.caahep.org) 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33756 (727) 210-2350, upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT) 1449 Hill Street Whitinsville, MA 01588-1032.
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), (www.caahep.org) 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33756 (727) 210-2350, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) 6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120, (303) 694-9262.
The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs: 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33756; (727) 210-2350.
The Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021, (817) 283-2835 (www.coarc.com) and the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), 18000 W. 105th St., Olathe, KS 66061-7543, (913) 895-4900, FAX: (913) 895-4650 email@example.com.
The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 657-3000 (www.ashp.org).
The A.A.S. Major in Funeral Service at Piedmont Technical College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantaua Pike, Suite 108, Woodberry Heights, New Jersey 08097, (816) 233-3747 (www.abfse.org).
The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA (2682) and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org.
The Early Care and Education program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1313 L. Street N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C., 20005-4101, (202) 232-8777 (www.naeyc.org).
The Veterinary Technology program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumberg, IL 60173-4360; (847) 925-8070; fax (827) 925-1329; www.avma.org.
Copies of accreditation documents are in the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer.
Piedmont Technical College holds membership in the American Association of Community Colleges.