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M State Accreditation

Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Status: Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org
Phone: 312.263.0456 / 800.621.7440


 

Higher Learning Commission - AQIP Pathway

M State follows the Higher Learning Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program Pathway, or AQIP Pathway. This pathway is one of three Higher Learning Commission options that institutions can follow in order to maintain accreditation and provide quality assurance. The AQIP Pathway is an eight-year cycle with an emphasis on continuous improvement.

Visit M State's AQIP Pathway Overview page to learn more about where M State is at in the AQIP Pathway cycle and for more information regarding the college's System Portfolios, Action Projects and Comprehensive Quality Reviews.


 

M State Program Accreditation

The programs below are accredited, licensed or approved by national, state or program-specific agencies.

Automotive Service Technology
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
Phone: 703.669.6650
Email: webmaster@natef.org

Cardiovascular Technology - Invasive
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727.210.2350
Email: mail@caahep.org

Upon the recommendation of the
Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT)

1449 Hill Street
Whitensville, MA 01588
Phone: 978.456.5594
Email: office@jrccvt.org

Cosmetology
Minnesota State Board of Cosmetology (MN BOC)
1000 University Avenue West, Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651.201.2742
Email: cosmetology@state.mn.us

Criminal Justice
Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
1600 University Avenue, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651.643.3060
Email: postboard.agency.docs@state.mn.us

Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800.621.8099 / 312.440.4653

Electrical Line Worker
Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA)
11640 73rd Avenue North
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone: 763.424.1020

Electrical Technology
Approved as one year of credit toward students' journeyman's license by the
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Board of Electricity
433 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 800.342.5354 / 651.284.5005

Health Information Technology/Coding
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
233 North Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
Phone: 312.233.1166
Email: info@cahiim.org

Massage Therapy
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)
133 Burr Ridge Parkway, Suite 200
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Phone: 800.296.0664 / 630.627.8000
Email: info@ncbtmb.org

Medical Laboratory Technology
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Phone: 773.714.8880
Email: info@naacls.org

Nursing (AS)
Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Avenue Southeast, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612.317.3000
Email: nursing.board@state.mn.us

Pharmacy Technology
American Society of Heath-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 866.279.0681

Plumbing Technology
32-credit program approved as 800 hours toward student apprenticeship card in Minnesota and 1,600-2,000 hours in North Dakota.
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 800.657.3944 / 651.284.5005

Practical Nursing (Diploma/AAS)
Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Ave. Southeast, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612.617.2190
Email: nursing.board@state.mn.us

Radiologic Technology
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312.704.5300
Email: mail@jcert.org

Surgical Technology
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727.210.2350
Email: mail@caahep.org

In cooperation with
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)

6 West Dry Creek Cir, Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303.694.9262
Email: info@arcstsa.org

The above programs are in good standing with the sponsoring agencies unless noted otherwise. Statements of standing with state agencies and accrediting bodies are available to students upon request by contacting M State's associate vice president of academics, Jill Abbott, Ed.D, at jill.abbott@minnesota.edu or 218.846.3796.


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