Accreditation Information

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Piedmont Technical College.

Inquiries about the institution such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Piedmont Technical College and not to the Commission on Colleges. The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

The Cardiovascular Technology program is accredited by the:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
(www.caahep.org)
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
(727) 210-2350

upon the recommendation of:

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT),
www.jrccvt.org,
1449 Hill Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588-1032;
(978) 456-5594.

The Electronic Engineering Technology and Engineering Design Technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
www.jrcert.org

The Associate in Applied Science Nursing and Diploma in Applied Science in Practical Nursing programs are approved by the State Board of Nursing for S.C. The Associate in Applied Science Nursing program is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (404-975-5000)

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
(www.caahep.org)
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
(727) 210-2350

upon the recommendation of the:

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA),
(www.arcstsa.org)
6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 694-9262

The Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
(727) 210-2350

The Veterinary Technology program is accredited by the:

American Veterinary Medical Association
1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL
(847) 925-8070
www.avma.org

The Respiratory Care program is accredited by the:

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care,
PO Box 54876
Hurst, TX 76054
(817) 283-2835
www.coarc.com

The Pharmacy Technology program is accredited by the:

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
4500 East West Hwy, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-3000
(www.ashp.org )

The Funeral Service Education degree program is accredited by the:

American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)
992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108
Woodberry Heights, New Jersey 08097
(816) 233-3747
www.abfse.org

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the:

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA (2682)
(www.acoteonline.org.)

The Automotive Technology program is accredited by the:

ASE Education Foundation
1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 669-6650 or (703) 669.6677
(http://www.aseeducationfoundation.org)

PTC holds membership in the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

Copies of accreditation documents are in the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer.

Note: This catalog should not be considered a contract between Piedmont Technical College and any prospective student. All charges and fees are subject to change as required by varying circumstances. Curriculum offerings may also be altered to meet the needs of individual departments. Courses and programs will not normally be continued when enrollment falls below minimum requirements.