Specialized and Program-level Accreditation or Approval

Johnson County Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, (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 Administration, and Marketing Management - Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

  • Automotive Technology – Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation

  • 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)

  • Health Information Systems - Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology – Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA), Residential Heating and Air-Conditioning

  • Chef Apprentice, Food & Beverage Management, and Hotel & Lodging Management - American Culinary Federation

  • Neurodiagnostic Technology - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

  • 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)

Professional Licensure

In compliance with U.S. Department of Education regulations, JCCC provides information pertaining to professional licensure and certification for all relevant programs.