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Accreditations

STARK STATE COLLEGE IS ACCREDITED BY:
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411; 312-263-0456 or 800-621-7440; Fax 312-263-7462; info@hlcommission.org; www.ncahlc.org

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES

ACCOUNTING, CORPORATE FINANCE, FINANCIAL SERVICES, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT and MARKETING MANAGEMENT  Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213; (913)339-9356; info@acbsp.org; www.acbsp.org

 

EDUCATION

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Accredited by the Ohio Department of Education: Certification and Licensure, Ohio Department of Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215; 614-466-3593; www.ode.state.oh.us

 

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES

AUTOMOTIVE AND TRANSPORTATION (Comprehensive, GM-ASEP, Honda PACT, Toyota T-TEN)  Accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF); 101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; www.natef.org

CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, DESIGN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY and MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ETAC of ABET): 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012; 410-347-7700; www.abet.org

 

HEALTH

DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM The dental hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body of the American Dental Association recognized by the United States Department of Education: Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Dental Association, 211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-440-4653; www.ada.org/117.aspx

DIETARY MANAGER PROGRAM The dietary manager program is accredited by the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals, 406 Surrey Woods Drive, St. Charles, IL 60714; 800-323-1908; www.anfponline.org

FIRE/EMERGENCY MEDICAL All accreditation in these two areas is through: Department of Public Safety/Division of EMS, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, OH 43218-2073; 800-233-0785; www.ems.ohio.gov

HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT The health information management technology program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) in cooperation with the American Health Information Management Association’s Council on Accreditation: CAHIIM 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800; 312-233-1131; www.cahiim.org

MEDICAL ASSISTING The Stark State Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; 1361 Park Street, Clearwater FL 33756; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY Accredited by NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences): National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119; 847-939-3597; www.naacls.org

OPHTHALMOLOGY ASSISTANT  Accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (CoA-OMP) who is sponsored by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, Inc. (JCAHPO Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology (ATPO), Consortium of Ophthalmic Training Programs (COTP), 2025 Woodlane Drive, St. Paul, MN 55125-1992; 800-284-3937

NURSING Provisional approval status from the Ohio Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN – formerly NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000 (phone); 404-975-5020 (fax); www.acenursing.org, www.nursing.ohio.gov

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PROGRAM Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA): AOTA, 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220; 301- 652-AOTA; www.aota.org

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT PROGRAM Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703-706-3245; http://www.capteonline.org/home.aspx; www.apta.org

RESPIRATORY CARE The respiratory care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC): 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROFESSIONAL and LEGAL ASSISTING Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213; (913) 339-9356; info@acbsp.org; www.acbsp.org

JUDICIAL REPORTING (Day), BROADCAST CAPTIONING, AND ONLINE PROGRAMS  Accredited by Council on Approved Student Education National Court Reporters Association (NCRA): NCRA, 8224 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA 22182-3808; 703-556-6272; www.ncraonline.org

 

eSTARKSTATE

Online degrees offered by Stark State College have been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411; 312-263-0456 or 800-621-7440; Fax 312-263-7462; info@hlcommission.org; www.ncahlc.org.

 


Information about the accreditation process for listed programs may be requested from the respective division office, or by contacting the accrediting agency directly.

STARK STATE APPROVALS

SOCIAL SCIENCE

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY - BASIC TRAINING COURSE) Approved by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTC)  www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov

HEALTH

MASSAGE THERAPY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - ASSOCIATE OF TECHNICAL STUDIES IN MASSAGE THERAPY Approved by the State Medical Board of Ohio: State Medical Board of Ohio, 30 E. Broad Street, 3rd Floor, Columbus, OH 43215-6127; 614-466-3934; www.med.ohio.gov

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

STATE TESTED NURSE AIDE (STNA) TRAINING PROGRAM  Approved by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH); www.odh.ohio.gov

 


Information about the approval process for listed programs may be requested from the respective division office or by contacting the approving agency directly.