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Program Accreditation & Certification

The following Palm Beach State academic programs carry program accreditation and/or state certification. This is in addition to the College's accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

SACS/COC Accreditation Information

Academic Services


Program Accreditation:

Accounting
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: Member since 2013
Next Accreditation:  

 

Automotive Technology
Accreditation Agency: National Institute for Automotive Services Excellence (NATEF)
Address: 101 Blue Seal Drive, S. E. Suite 101
Last Accreditation: 2016
Next Accreditation: 2021

 

BAS Supervision and Management
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: 2016
Next Accreditation: 2018

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - BSN
Accreditation Agency: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Address: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 , Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Last Accreditation: 2014
Next Accreditation: 2019

 

Business Administration & Management
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: Member since 2013
Next Accreditation:  

 

Computer Programming & Analysis
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: Member since 2013
Next Accreditation:  

 

Dental Assisting
Accreditation Agency: American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (ADA)
Address: 211 E. Chicago Av., Chicago, Il 60611
Last Accreditation: 2014
Next Accreditation: 2021

 

Dental Hygiene
Accreditation Agency: American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (ADA)
Address: 211 E. Chicago Av., Chicago, Il 60611
Last Accreditation: 2014
Next Accreditation: 2021

 

Diesel Technology
Accreditation Agency: National Institute for Automotive Services Excellence (NATEF)
Address: 101 Blue Seal Drive, S. E. Suite 101
Last Accreditation: 2016
Next Accreditation: 2021

 

Entrepreneurship
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: Member since 2013 (Accreditation in progress)
Next Accreditation:  

 

Health Information Technology AS Degree
Accreditation Agency: Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM)
Address: 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800 
Last Accreditation: June 2012
Next Accreditation: June 2019

 

Hospitality & Tourism
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: Member since 2013 (Accreditation in progress)
Next Accreditation:  

 

HVAC
Accreditation Agency: HVAC Excellence
Address: P.O. Box 491, Mt. Prospect, Il 60056
Last Accreditation: 2017
Next Accreditation: 2023

 

HVACR
Accreditation Agency: National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Address: 13614 Progress Boulevard, Alachua, FL 32615
Last Accreditation: 2015
Next Accreditation: 2018

 

Internet Services Technology
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: Member since 2013
Next Accreditation:  

 

Machining Technology
Accreditation Agency: National Institute for Metal Working Skills (NIMS)
Address: 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 203, Fairfax, VA 22030
Last Accreditation: 2012
Next Accreditation: 2017

 

Medical Assisting
Accreditation Agency: Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHE)
Address: 35 East Wacker Dr., Suite 1970, Chicago, Il 60601-2208
Last Accreditation: 2014
Next Accreditation: 2022

 

Medical Information Coder/Biller - CCC
Accreditation Agency: American Health Information Management Association Foundation (AHIMA) formerly (ACCP)
Address: 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5809
Last Accreditation: N/A - Submission of Self-study Analysis every 3 years.
Next Accreditation: N/A

  

Networking Services Technology
Accreditation Agency: Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Address: 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
Last Accreditation: Member since 2013
Next Accreditation:  

 

Nursing ADN (Lake Worth & Belle Glade)
Accreditation Agency: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Address: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 , Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Last Accreditation: 2009
Next Accreditation: 2017

 

Ophthalmic Medical Technology
Accreditation Agency: Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP)
Address: 2025 Woodlane Dr., St. Paul, MN 55125 
Last Accreditation: 2017
Next Accreditation: 2019

 

Paramedic
Accreditation Agency: Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services for Professionals (CoAEMSP)
Address: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088
Last Accreditation: 2012
Next Accreditation: 2017

 

Radiography
Accreditation Agency: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Address: 20 North Wacker Dr., Suite 900, Chicago, Il 60606
Last Accreditation: 2016
Next Accreditation: 2022

 

Residential & Commercial Electrician
Accreditation Agency: National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Address: 13614 Progress Boulevard, Alachua, FL 32615
Last Accreditation: 2015
Next Accreditation: 2018

 

Respiratory Care
Accreditation Agency: Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
Address: 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Last Accreditation: 2016
Next Accreditation: 2026

 

Security Systems Technician
Accreditation Agency: National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Address: 13614 Progress Boulevard, Alachua, FL 32615
Last Accreditation: 2015
Next Accreditation: 2018

 

Sonography
Accreditation Agency: Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHE)
Address: 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
Last Accreditation: 2015
Next Accreditation: 2019

 

Surgical Technology
Accreditation Agency: Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHE)
Address: 25400 U.S Highway, 19 N. Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763
Last Accreditation: 2011
Next Accreditation: 2021

 

Welding
Accreditation Agency: Accredited Testing Facility (ATF), American Welding Society (AWS)
Address: 8669 NW 36th St., Doral, FL 33166
Last Accreditation: 2017
Next Accreditation: 2018

 

Welding Technology
Accreditation Agency: National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Address: 13614 Progress Boulevard, Alachua, FL 32615
Last Accreditation: 2015
Next Accreditation: 2018

 


State Certification:

EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)
State Agency: Florida Bureau of EMS
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A00, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Last Certification: 2015
Next Certification: 2017

 

Fire Recruit
State Agency: Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
Address: 11655 NW Gainesville Rd. Ocala, FL 34482-1486
Last Certification: 2017
Next Certification: 2018

 

Law Enforcement/Corrections (Criminal Justice Institute)
State Agency: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Address: P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, FL 32302-1489
Last Certification: 2017
Next Certification: 2018

 

Massage Therapy
State Agency: Florida Board of Massage Therapy
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C06, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Last Certification:  N/A
Next Certification:  N/A

 

Nursing LPN
State Agency: Florida Board of Nursing
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C02, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Last Certification: N/A 
Next Certification: N/A 

 

Paramedic/EMS
State Agency: Florida Bureau of EMS
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C02, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Last Certification: 2012
Next Certification: 2014 & 2017

 

Patient Care Assistant
State Agency: Florida Board of Nursing
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C02, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Last Certification: N/A
Next Certification: N/A

 

Radiologic Technology
State Agency: Florida Board of Radiologic Technology
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C06, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Last Certification:  N/A
Next Certification:  N/A

 

Respiratory Therapy
State Agency: Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C85, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Last Certification:  N/A
Next Certification:  N/A
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