Specialized and Program-level Accreditation or Approval

Johnson County Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, (312) 263-0456 (see also Our Accreditation). In addition, individual programs are accredited by associated professional organizations:

  • Accounting, Business Office Technology, Business Entrepreneurship, Business Administration and Marketing and Management, and Paralegal - Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
  • ASL-English Interpreter Preparation – Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education
  • Automotive Technology – National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), Master Automobile Service Technician
  • College Now - National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
  • Dental Hygiene - American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Dietary Manager – Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
  • Fire Service Administration - International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning – Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA), Residential Heating and Air-Conditioning
  • Hospitality Food and Beverage and Chef Apprentice - American Culinary Federation
  • Nursing - Kansas State Board of Nursing and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
  • Paralegal - Approved by the American Bar Association
  • Paramedic – 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)
  • Police Academy - University of Kansas
  • Practical Nursing - Approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing
  • Respiratory Care - Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)