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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 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.)

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)

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

  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • 1361 Park Street
  • Clearwater, FL 33756
  • (727)210-2350

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)

The Culinary Arts program 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)

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