NSCC SACSCOC Accreditation
Nashville State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Nashville State Community College.

Program Accreditations

Business Programs
The following business degrees at Nashville State Community College are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 7007 College Blvd., Suite 420, Overland Park, Kansas 66211; Telephone 913-339-9356: A.A.S. in Business Management, A.A.S. in Computer Accounting, A.A.S. in Healthcare Management, and A.A.S. in Office Administration.

Engineering Technology Programs
The Architectural, Civil, and Construction Engineering Technology and the Electrical Engineering Technology programs are accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

Nursing Program
The Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, formerly the NLNAC) has granted the Nashville State Community College Nursing Program initial accreditation. The next scheduled evaluation visit will be in Spring, 2018. Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326; Telephone 404-975-5000. Click here or contact the nursing department at 615-353-3647 for additional information.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology
The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

Surgical Technology
The Surgical Technology Program has been reviewed by the Accreditation Review Committee on Surgical Technology (ARC-ST), and is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Culinary Arts
The Culinary Arts A.A.S. degree program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

Early Childhood Education
The Early Childhood Education A.A.S. Degree Program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Paralegal Studies
The Paralegal Studies A.A.S. Degree Program holds Institutional Membership in the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAoPE).

Nashville State holds membership in additional professional organizations, including:

  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Cookeville Area-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
  • Dickson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Humphreys County Chamber of Commerce
  • Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Nashville Technology Council
  • National Academic Advising Association
  • National Association of College & University Business Officers
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
  • Tennessee Association of Colleges and Employers

This list is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term.

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