Central Carolina 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 Central Carolina Technical College.
For all other inquiries about Central Carolina Technical College, please contact the College at:
Central Carolina Technical College
506 N. Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150-2468
List of program accreditation and approvals below:
Associate Degree in Nursing Program Approval & Accreditation
The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the South Carolina Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and their information is listed below:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Automotive Program Accreditation
The Automotive Technology programs are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
Basic HVAC/R Program Accreditation
The Basic Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate Program is accredited by HVAC Excellence.
Basic Machining and CNC Fundamentals Certificate Program Accreditation
The Basic Machining and CNC Fundamentals Certificate Program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).
Early Care and Education Program Accreditation
The Central Carolina Technical College Early Care and Education Associate Degree Program is accredited by The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Medical Assisting Program Accreditation
The Central Carolina Technical College Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U. S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, (727) 210-2350.
Paralegal Program Approval
The Paralegal Associate Degree program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having met all curriculum requirements necessary for training qualified paralegals.
The Paralegal Program requires at least a grade of C in ALL legal (LEG prefix) classes to graduate from the program.
Program Specific Residency Requirements: The Associate Degree in Applied Science, Major in Paralegal Program, requires that at least 50 % of the Legal Specialty Courses must be taken at Central Carolina Technical College.
Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program Accreditation
The Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program is accredited by the American Association of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Surgical Technology Program Accreditation
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, Phone (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org, on recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 100, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone (303) 694-9262, Fax (303) 741-3655, www.arcst.org.
Central Carolina Technical College reports that 100 percent of 2018 graduates of the surgical technology program have passed the National Certification for Surgical Technologist (CST) examination on the first try. The 2018 graduates’ 100 percent pass rate for the rigorous national examination on the first attempt is well above the national average of 69.8 percent for 2014, the most recent data available. This is the seventh year that Brie A. Weber, Surgical Technology – Academic Program Manager, has produced a 100 percent pass rate.
Water/Wastewater Program Accreditation
The Wastewater Operator Certificate Program is approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Board of Environmental Certification to count as one-year of work experience toward a South Carolina operator license (after the trainee year is complete). South Carolina Board of Environmental Certification, 110 Centerview Dr., Suite 201, Columbia, SC 29211, (803) 896-4430, fax: (803) 896-4424. http://www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Environmental/