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Program-Level Accreditations (Feb. 2024)

Associate Degree Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) | 3390 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326
  • Most recent site visit: Last site visit 2/2018 Full Approval; ACEN 
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: Continuing accreditation 
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Self Study due Fall 2025. Next Site Visit - Spring (Likely February) 2026
  • Reports required: Annual report to ACEN; Fall Semester Michigan Board of Nursing report every 4 years
  • Accreditation site visit updates: Last site visit 2/2018 | Full Approval; ACEN | Next Site Visit; Winter 2026 (ACEN)
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Shelly Richter, 10/26/21

Automotive Technology

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: ASE Education Foundation | 101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175
  • Most recent site visit: Spring 2018
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: 09/30/2018 (5-year approval)
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: 2024
  • Reports required: Compliance Review at 5-year mid-point. Due in 20/21 AY, after a one-year extension was granted.
  • Accreditation site visit updates: ASE approval received, October 2018
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: No (The US Dept of Education does not list the ASE Education Foundation as an accreditor)
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate (Secchia Institute for Culinary Education)

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC) | 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095 | (904) 824-4468
  • Most recent site visit: Feb. 2-4, 2021
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: 12/31/1999
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: 2027    
  • Reports required: Annual Report
  • Accreditation site visit updates: ACF accreditation letter received August 12, 2021 noting exemplary status.
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: ACFEFAC is recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Child Development (Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs)

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: NAEYC Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Program
  • Most recent site visit: Spring 2015
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: July 2015 (7-year approval)
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Self-study due 9/30/2028 | Visit Spring 2029
  • Reports required: Annual reports required by September 30, Self-study Report for Re-accreditation submitted 9/30/2021
  • Accreditation site visit updates: N/A
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Child Development Early Childhood Learning Laboratory (Programs for young children)

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Early Learning Programs | 1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005
  • Most recent site visit: January 2021
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: 10/1/2026
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Spring 2026 | 10/1/2026
  • Reports required: Annual Reports required by October 1, done by Director ECLL
  • Accreditation site visit updates: N/A    
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Continuing Education Units

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
  • Most recent site visit: 9/26/2019
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: Initial 6/1/2009
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Fall 2024
  • Reports required: Yearly report since
  • Accreditation site visit updates: 
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: No. It is recognized by Michigan Department of Education.
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Criminal Justice Corrections Program

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: Michigan Correctional Officer’s Training Council
    | Phone: (517) 241-7359
  • Most recent site visit: NA
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2022 (recertified)
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: N/A    
  • Reports required: Annual Report. 2021 Report submitted in June.
  • Accreditation site visit updates: N/A    
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: No
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Criminal Justice Sheriff's Corrections Academy Michigan Sheriff's Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC)

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: Michigan Sheriff's Coordinating Training Council (MSCTC) | Phone: (517) 999-7282 | 620 S. Capitol Ave. Suite  320-B Lansing, MI. 48933  
  • Most recent site visit: NA
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: Aug. 2017    
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: NA 
  • Reports required: Close out reports due for each completed academy
  • Accreditation site visit updates: N/A    
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: No
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Culinary Arts

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: American Culinary Federation
  • Most recent site visit:
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: 12/31/1987
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: 2027
  • Reports required: 
  • Accreditation site visit updates: 
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: 
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Program

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Dental Association | 211 East Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60611-2678 | (312) 440-2500
  • Most recent site visit: April 2019 (7-year approval). *DA CODA approval, April 2019 *DH CODA approval, Aug. 2019
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: April 2019 (7-year approval)
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Spring 2027 (delayed a year due to pandemic)
  • Reports required: Annual Report
  • Accreditation site visit updates: DA CODA approval, April 2019. DH CODA approval, Aug 2019.
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Middle College

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: NACEP
  • Most recent site visit: March 2022
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: Initial accreditation May 2022
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Re-accreditation 2026
  • Reports required: Annual Reports
  • Accreditation site visit updates: NA
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: NACEP is a nongovernmental organization. "Higher education institutions in the United States utilize nongovernmental peer-review accreditation as an essential component of external review for quality assurance and quality improvement of educational programs. Since 2004, NACEP has served as a national accrediting body for concurrent enrollment partnership programs." (NACEP, 2024)
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Law Enforcement (Police Academy)

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards | 106 W. Allegan Street Suite 600, Lansing MI 48933 | (517) 636-0698 or (517) 896-7021
  • Most recent site visit: Jan. 2024
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: 1979
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Jan. 2024
  • Reports required: Annual Report
  • Accreditation site visit updates: Yearly contract to run a Police Academy. Submitted 2021/2022 Police Academy Operation Plan to MCOLES on June 21, 2021. (Approved). Anticipate that the contract for the upcoming year will be sent in  December)
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: No
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Medical Assistant Program

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: MAERB (CoA for CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)) | 9355 - 113th St N #7709 Seminole FL 33775 | (727) 210-2350
  • Most recent site visit: May 2020    
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: Initial: 3/15/2013 Re-accredited 9/18/2020
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: 2027
  • Reports required: Annual Report, Annual Report Form Tracking Tool, Advisory Committee Minutes, Annual Resource Assessment are submitted annually in February
  • Accreditation site visit updates: Next review to happen "no later than Fall 2029"
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Music Department

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: National Association of Schools of Music | 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248
  • Most recent site visit: Feb. 2015
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: March 2015 (10 years)
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: 2024/2025
  • Reports required: Higher Education Arts Data Survey annually, Jan. 31
  • Accreditation site visit updates: Next review scheduled for 2025 (may be delayed due to rescheduling and availability of site visitors.)
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Neurodiagnostic Technology (EEG Program)

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: CAAHEP | 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
    Clearwater, FL 33763
  • Most recent site visit: May 2019
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: May 17, 2019
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: July 1, 2023/Oct 2023 - Jan 2024
  • Reports required: Annual reports made to CoA-NDT
  • Accreditation site visit updates: None
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: No
  • Updated: Sarah Gardner, 11/10/21

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Most recent site visit: Feb. 2014 (April 2018 Interim report (10-year approval))
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: April 2018 Interim report (10-year approval)
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Self Study: March 26, 2024  Site visit: June 24-26, 2024
  • Reports required: Annually | Interim report submitted in 2018 | Interim report was accepted and we are in full compliance
  • Accreditation site visit updates: The next onsite visit will be in 2023/2024
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024 

Radiologic Technology

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: JRCERT (Joint Revue Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology) | 20 N Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182
  • Most recent site visit: Sept. 24-25, 2018 - 8 year award
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: Sept. 2018 - 8 year award
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Next Self Study due third quarter of 2026 - Site Visit to Follow Report Submission
  • Reports required: Annual Report Due Every Oct. | Interim Report Due Third Quarter of 2022 | Accreditation Report Due Third Quarter 2026"
  • Accreditation site visit updates: Accreditation Report Due Third Quarter 2026. Site Visit to Follow Report Submission
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes    
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024

Visual Arts

  • Accrediting agency name, address and website: NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) | 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248
  • Most recent site visit: 2014
  • Date of initial accreditation or re-accreditation: July 2015
  • Anticipated date of initial accreditation or recertification visit: Spring 2025/Visit Spring 2025
  • Reports required: Annual Report due 1/31/24: HEADS Report (Higher Education Arts Data Survey)
  • Accreditation site visit updates: N/A
  • Accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: Yes
  • Updated: Feb. 21, 2024
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