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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; info@hlcommission.org; www.hlcommission.org

Ohio Department of Higher Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215 (614) 466-6000; Fax: (614) 466-5866; hotline@highered.ohio.gov

 

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

CULINARY ARTS Stark State’s culinary arts program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095; 904-824-4468; www.acfchefs.org

AUTOMOTIVE AND TRANSPORTATION (Comprehensive, GM-ASEP, Honda PACT, Toyota T-TEN)  Accredited by the ASE Education Foundation; 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd. NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176; www.aseeducationfoundation.org

CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY and MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET; 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; 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

DIETETIC TECHNICIAN PROGRAM The dietetic technician program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition & Dietetics (ACEND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995; 800-877-1600 ext. 5400; www.eatright.org/ACEND

FIRE/EMERGENCY MEDICAL Accreditation #008; Department of Public Safety/Division of EMS,1970 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43223; 800-233-0785; www.ems.ohio.gov

The Paramedic Program of Stark State College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL  33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

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 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL 60601; 312-235-3255; 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; 773-714-8880; 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): ACOTE, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; 301-652-6611; www.acoteonline.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; 703-684-2782; 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): 264 Precision Blvd. Telford, TN 37690; 817-283-2835; www.coarc.com

SURGICAL ASSISTING TECHNOLOGY The Surgical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, (ARC/STSA).

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350 (ARC/STSA).

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, 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 400, Reston, Virginia 20191; 800-272-6272; 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); 30 E. Broad St., 14th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215; 800-282-0515,  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; 877-644-6338, 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; info@hlcommission.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); 614-466-3543; 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.

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