The Austin Community College (ACC) District is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Austin Community College District.

The purpose of publishing the name, address, and contact numbers of the Austin Community College District’s regional accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, is to meet federal requirements. Publication of this information is to enable interested constituents:

    1. To learn about the accreditation status of Austin Community College District;
    2. To file a third-party comment at the time of Austin Community College District’s decennial review; or
    3. To file a complaint against Austin Community College District for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

Normal inquiries about the Austin Community College District, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the appropriate ACC office and not to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ office.

The College is recognized and sanctioned by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).  Degrees and certificate programs are approved by the THECB.

Program Accreditations

In addition to regional accreditation, many ACC programs have obtained professional accreditation as well.

ProgramsAdditional Agency: Accreditor, Approval, or CertificationsContact Information
AccountingAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
Automotive Technology and Outdoor Powered EquipmentASE Education Foundation1503 Edwards Ferry Road NE, Suite 401
Leesburg, VA 20176
703-669-6650; 703-669-6677
Email: info@ASEeducationFoundation.org
Automotive Technology and Outdoor Powered EquipmentEquipment & Engine Training Council (EETC)344 Oak Grove Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
888-406-1810; Fax: 1-803-250-3632
Email: eetc@eetc.org
Child Care and DevelopmentNational Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs1313 L Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005-4101
202-232-8777 Ext. 3
naeyc.org
Criminal Justice - Texas Peace Officer Academic AlternativeTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)6330 East Highway 290, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78723
512-936-7700
www.tcole.texas.gov
Culinary ArtsAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
Culinary ArtsAmerican Culinary Federation (ACF)180 Center Place Way Street
Augustine, FL 32095
800-624-9458
www.acfchefs.org
Dental HygieneThe Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
800-621-8099
www.ada.org/en/coda
Diagnostic Medical Imaging - RadiologyJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)20 N Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300
www.jrcert.org
Emergency Medical Services ProfessionsCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
Accreditation #600063
www.coaemsp.org
Exercise ScienceCommittee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)401 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-777-1135
www.coaes.org
Exercise ScienceCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)2450 US HWY 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
www.caahep.org
Fire Protection Technology - Fire AcademyTexas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)PO Box 2286
Austin, TX 78768-2286
512-936-3838
www.tcfp.texas.gov
Health Information TechnologyCommission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60601
Email: info@cahiim.org
www.cahiim.org
Hospitality, Meeting and Event Planning, TourismAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
International BusinessAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
ManagementAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
MarketingAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
Medical Laboratory TechnologyNational Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)5600 N River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
773-714-8880
www.naacls.org
Medical Laboratory Technology - Phlebotomy TechnicianNational Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)5600 N River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
773-714-8880
www.naacls.org
Occupational Therapy AssistantAccreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
301-652-AOTA
www.acoteonline.org
Office Administration and TechnologyAccreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
ParalegalAmerican Association of Paralegal Educators (AAfPE)222 S Westmonte Drive, Suite 111
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
407-774-7880
www.aafpe.org
Pharmacy TechnicianAmerican Society of Health- System Pharmacists (ASHP)ASHP Accreditation Services Division
4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814
www.ashp.org
Pharmacy TechnicianAccreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)190 S LaSalle Street, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60603-3410
312-664-3575
www.acpe-accredit.org
Physical Therapist AssistantCommission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-684-2782
Email: accreditation@apta.org
www.capteonline.org
Professional NursingAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
512-305-7400
acenursing.org
Real EstateAccreditation Council for Business
Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org
Real EstateTexas Real Estate Commission (TREC)PO Box 12188
Austin, TX 78711-2188
512-936-3000
Email: information@trec.texas.gov
Sonography - Diagnostic CardiacCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
Email: mail@caahep.org
Sonography - Diagnostic MedicalCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
Email: mail@caahep.org
Sonography - Vascular TechnologyCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
Email: mail@caahep.org
Surgical TechnologyCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
Email: mail@caahep.org
Veterinary TechnologyAmerican Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA); Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)1931 N Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
www.avma.org
Vocational NursingAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
512-305-7400
acenursing.org