Johnson County Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, (312)263-0456 (see also JCCC Accreditation). 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 (ACBSP)

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

  • Chef Apprentice, Hotel and Lodging Management, and Pastry and Baking:  American Culinary Federation (AFC)

  • College Now: National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)

  • Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology: Kansas Board of Cosmetology (KBOC)

  • Dental Hygiene: American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

  • Dietary Manager: Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP)

  • 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

  • Information Technology - Networking: National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) designation by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

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

  • Nursing: Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN) and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Inc.

  • Paralegal: Approved by the American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Paramedic: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 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 (KSBN)

  • 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.