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Higher Learning Commission

Mountwest Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.

Academic Program Accreditation

The following academic programs have additional specialized accreditation as indicated below.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Pharmacy Technician

Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Administrative Assistant Technology (selective options)
Banking and Finance
Management Technology (selective options)

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Medical Assistant - Medical Assistants, in accordance with respective state laws, perform a broad range of administrative and clinical duties, as indicated by the American Association of Medical Assistants recent role delineation study. The Mountwest Medical Assistant program is accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants recent role delineation study. The Mountwest Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org), on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Emergency Medical Technician-ParamedicThe Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program at Mountwest is accredited by the 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).

To contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
Health Information Technology

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Programs (CAPTE)
Physical Therapist Assistant  - The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Mountwest Community & Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) | 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 | 703-706-3245 | accreditation@apta.org | http://www.capteonline.org.

National Insitute for Metalworking Skills
Machinist Technology

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Paramedic Science


The following programs are accredited through collaboration with Collins Career Center.

Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
Respiratory Therapy

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiological Therapy


This program has been approved as indicated below.

American Bar Association
Paralegal Studies