College Accreditation

Hillsborough Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, certificates and diplomas.

Contact the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA  30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Hillsborough Community College.

​​​​​​Other Accreditations

Hillsborough Community College also meets the requirements of the following:

Approving Group Phone Number Address
The Florida Department of Education 800.445.6739 325 West Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Joint Review Committee on Education in conjunction with the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) of the American Medical Association 727.210.2350 25400 US Highway 19 North,
Suite 158,
Clearwater, FL 33763
Committee on Accreditation of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The Florida Department of Education will accept credit earned at HCC to satisfy various teacher certification requirements 703.437.0700 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Suite 21,
Reston, VA 20190-5248
The State of Florida, which approves HCC for veteran’s training    
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which certifies HCC as a regional training center for law enforcement, corrections, and correctional probation officers    
The Culinary Management and Restaurant Management programs by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation’s Foundation (ACFF) 904.824.4468 180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095

Academic Program Accreditations

Academic programs are accredited by independent agencies to ensure the integrity of the academic offerings.  The links below will lead you to more detailed information about each accreditation. 

Academic Program Accreditors
HCC Academic Program Accreditor
Cardiac Catheterization AS Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology
Counseling and Human Services AS Council for Standards in Human Service Education
Culinary Management AS Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation’s Foundation
Dental Assisting PSAV Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene AS Commission on Dental Accreditation
Diagnostic Medical Sonography AS Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Educational Programs
Dietetic Technician AS Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Emergency Medical Services AS Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Medical Laboratory Science AS National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Nuclear Medicine Technology AS Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Nursing AS Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Opticianry AS Commission on Opticianry Accreditation
Radiography AS Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiation Therapy AS Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Care AS Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
Restaurant Management AS Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation’s Foundation
Surgical Technology AS Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
Veterinary Technology AS

American Veterinary Medical Association
Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities

 

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