Mountwest Community & Technical College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Higher Learning Commission is an independent corporation and one of two commission members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Higher Learning Commission accredits, and thereby grants membership in the Commission and in the North Central Association, degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.
Mountwest Community & Technical College is accredited as an independent community college by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Copies of Mountwest’s regional and specialized accreditation reports, certifications, and licenses are available for review in the Office of the Executive Dean located in CTC 101.
The following academic programs have additional specialized accreditation as indicated:
Administrative Assistant Technology (selective options) - Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Banking and Finance - Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Management Technology (selective options) - Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Medical Assistant - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE).
Health Information Technology - Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
Machinist Technology - National Institute for Metalworking Skills
Paramedic Science - West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Physical Therapist Assistant - Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Programs (CAPTE)
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;
The following programs are accredited through collaboration with Collins Career Center:
Radiological Technology - Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Therapy - Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
This program has been approved as indicated:
Paralegal Studies - American Bar Association