Accreditation

Lakeland Community College is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and participates in the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP). The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, phone: 800.621.7440, http://www.hlcommission.org

Specific program accreditations include:

Dental Hygiene - Commission on Dental Accreditation - American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, phone: 800.621.8099 or 312.440.4653

Early Childhood Education - NAEYC Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation

Emergency Management Planning and Administration - International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), 1812 W. Tyler Ave., Stillwater, OK 74078, phone:  405.744.8303

Emergency Medical Technology - Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services: P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, OH 43218-2073 and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, http://www.caahep.org, phone:  727.210.2350

Fire Science Technology - International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), 1812 W. Tyler Ave., Stillwater, OK 74078, phone:  405.744.8303.  Recognized and listed by the National Fire Academy - Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Program, United States Fire Administration, 16825 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21717

Health Information Management Technology - Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIM), 233 N. Michigan Ave. 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5519, phone: 312.233.1100.

Histotechnology - National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, phone: 773.714.8880

Medical Assisting - The Lakeland Community College Medical Assisting Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, phone: 727.210.2350, http://www.caahep.org

Medical Laboratory Technology - National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, phone: 773.714.8880.

Nursing - Approved by Ohio Board of Nursing, 17 S. High St., Suite 660, Columbus, OH 43215, phone: 614.466.3947, http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/ and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road, N.E., Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30326, phone 404.975.5000, http://www.acenursing.org/

Paralegal Studies Program - Approved by the American Bar Association

Radiologic Technology - JRCERT - Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (http://www.jrcert.org), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, phone: 312.704.5300, email: mail@jrcert.org

Respiratory Therapy - The Respiratory Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (http://www.coarc.com). Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244, phone: 817.283.2835

Surgical Technology - The Lakeland Community College Surgical Technology  Program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, phone:  727.210.2350, fax: 727.210.2354, upon the recommendation of the ARC/STSA, 6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120, phone: 303.694.9262, fax: 303.741.3655

Teaching Learning Center and Campus Kids - NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation.

The following programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. ETAC/ABET, 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201, phone: 410.347.7700, http://www.abet.org:

  • Civil Engineering Technology, Program 9410
  • Electronic Engineering Technology, Program 9420
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology, Program 9440
  • Nuclear Engineering Technology, Program 9416

Nuclear Engineering Technology - Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Certification