Accreditation

Sandhills Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.  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 Sandhills Community College.

List of Academic Programs and CIP Codes

Individual Program Accreditation*

Associate Degree Nursing
Pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA)

Automotive Systems Tech
Certified by National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Basic Law Enforcement
Approved by North Carolina Justice Education and Training Standards Commission

Cosmetology
Approved by North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts

Emergency Medical Science
Accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Landscape Gardening
Accredited by National Association of Land Care Professionals

Medical Laboratory Technology
Accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

Nurse Aide
Approved by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services; Division of Health Service Regulation

Ophthalmic Medical Personnel
Accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP)

Radiography
Accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology,

Respiratory Therapy
Accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

Surgical Technology
Accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Therapeutic Massage
Approved by NC Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy

*Programs offered by the college but not on this list are not required to hold individual program accreditation.