STARK STATE COLLEGE IS ACCREDITED BY:
The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411; 312-263-0456 or 800-621-7440; Fax 312-263-7462; email@example.com; www.hlcommission.org
Ohio Department of Higher Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215 (614) 466-6000; Fax: (614) 466-5866; firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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/en/coda
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 Accreditation #008; 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
The Stark State College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
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; 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 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
NURSING Full 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, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; 301-652-AOTA; www.acoteonline.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
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
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; email@example.com; www.acbsp.org
JUDICIAL REPORTING (Day), BROADCAST CAPTIONING, AND ONLINE PROGRAMS Accredited by Council on Approved Student Education National Court Reporters Association (NCRA): NCRA, 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 400, Reston, Virginia 20191; 703-556-6272; www.ncraonline.org
Information about the accreditation process for listed programs may be requested from the respective division office, or by contacting the accrediting agency directly.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE (LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY – BASIC TRAINING COURSE) Approved by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTC) www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Approved 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
eSTARKSTATE Online degrees offered by Stark State College have been approved by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411; 312-263-0456 or 800-621-7440; Fax 312-263-7462; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.hlcommission.org.
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
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.