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About The College

Institutional Accreditation

North Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of North Georgia Technical College. (Inquiries such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to North Georgia Technical College and not to the Commission’s office. Please direct all questions to: North Georgia Technical College, 1500 Highway 197 N., Clarkesville, GA 30523, 706-754-7700, Fax 706-754-7777.)

In addition to a college-wide accreditation, some industries require additional accreditation or certification by independent agencies that are program-specific. Those programs and their additional accreditations are shown here.

Programmatic Accreditations

Air Conditioning

The Air Conditioning Technology program is accredited by Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Excellence. (P.O. Box 491, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056-0521; 800-394-5268)

Associates of Science in Nursing

The Associate of Science in Nursing Degree program has been granted candidacy status by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN); 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. (404) 975-5000 www.acenursing.org.

Auto Collision Repair

The Auto Collision Repair program is Master accredited and ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF). (101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; 703-669-6650)

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program is Master accredited and ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF). (101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; 703-669-6650)

Clinical Laboratory Technology

The Clinical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). (5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119; 773-714-8880)

Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts program on the Blairsville and Currahee campuses is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. (American Culinary Federation, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095; 904-824-4468). Program Outcomes.

Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting program on the Blairsville and Clarkesville campuses is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Program Outcomes.

CAAHEP
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727)210-2350

Paramedicine

The North Georgia Technical College Paramedic program 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).”

To Contact CAAHEP
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
www.caahep.org

To Contact CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

Welding Technology

The Welding Technology program is accredited by the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA). (3585 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Suite 301, Suwanee, GA 30024; 678-889-4445)