Accreditations and Memberships

Accreditations and Memberships

Central Ohio Technical College is fully accredited by the
Higher Learning Commission 
Address:  230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411​
Phone: 312-263-0456; Fax: 312-263-7462​

Accrediting Agency:Academic Program:
Accreditation Council for Business School and Programs (ACBSP)Business Management Technology (BMT)

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP​)

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology

Address: 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182  Phone: 312-704-5300; Fax: 312-704-5304   ​
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Early Childhood Development Technology, Early Childhood Development & Teaching options
State Department of Public Safety

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Technology
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.  Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Providers (CoAEMSP). Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Technology
Technology Accreditation Committee of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC-ABET). Engineering Technology Programs

Architectural Engineering Technology
Civil Engineering Technology
Electrical Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology​

​International Fire Service Accreditation Congress​​Fire Science Technology
Council for Standards in Human Services Education.  The Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE) has been approved by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) to serve as an accrediting body.Human Services Technology

Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, Ohio Attorney General's Office

(accredited by each acad​emy offering)

Law Enforcement Technology

Peace Officer's Basc Training

Accreditation Commi​ssion for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)​ (formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission).

Address: 3343 Peachtree Rd, NE., Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone: 404-975-5000

Nursing Technology (A.D.N.)

National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA)
Address: 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW,  Washington, DC 20037; ​Phone: 800-669-1656

​Nursing Technology (A.D.N.)

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiographic Technology
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Surgical Technology

Other Certifications/Licensures (Programmatic)
Ohio Department ​of Education, Pre-Kindergarten Licensure, ​Early Childhood Education, Teaching option
Ohio Board of Nursing

Nursing Technology, A.D.N.


Ohio Board of NursingNursing Technology, Practical Nursing
Ohio Department of Health, Level Two Certification in Food Preparation. Culinary Science Technology

Student State Licensure, National Certification and National Registration  Pass Rates​​
Ohio Board of NursingNursing Technology, Associate Degree Nursing
Ohio Board of NursingNursing Technology, Practical Nursing
National​​ Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical AssistingSurgical Technology
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical SonographyDiagnostic Medical Sonography
The American Registry of Radiologic TechnologistsRadiographic Technology
Ohio Department of EducationEarly Childhood Education – Teaching option
National Registry of Emergency Medical TechniciansEMT - EMS - Paramedic


Central Ohio Technical College is a member​ of The Higher Learning Commission, the American Association for Higher Education, the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Council on Education, the American Technical Education Association, Inc., the National League for Nursing, the Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges, the Ohio College Association, the Ohio Two-Year College Placement Association, League for Innovation and the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. COTC programs qualify for Veterans Administration benefits.

State Authorization

Central Ohio Technical College offers Online/Distance Learning courses to students in every state as well as the District of Columbia. This is accomplished through membership in NC-SARA, the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. Forty-seven states comprise SARA which provides a regulatory framework for students and institutions. To learn more about NC-SARA, please visit - nc-sara.org.

Out-of-state students who are seeking a professional license program at Central Ohio Technical College should first contact their home state licensing agency. NC-SARA does not provide reciprocity for these programs and Ohio licensing requirements may not meet the criteria of other states.​​


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