Specialized and Program-level Accreditation

Johnson County Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association www.ncahlc.org, (312) 263-0456 (see also Academic Quality Improvement Program [AQIP]). 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
  • Automotive Technology – National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Master Automobile Service Technician
  • College Now - National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships
  • Dental Hygiene - American Dental Association
  • Dietary Manager – Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
  • Early Childhood Education - National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Fire Service Administration - International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
  • Hospitality Food and Beverage and Chef Apprentice - American Culinary Federation
  • Interior Design – National Kitchen and Bath Association
  • Mobile Intensive Care Technician - Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
  • Nursing - Kansas State Board of Nursing and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
  • Paralegal - Approved by the American Bar Association
  • Police Academy - University of Kansas
  • Polysomnography - Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoAPSG)
  • Practical Nursing - Approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing
  • Respiratory Care - Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)