Program Accreditations

In addition to the college's accreditation by NWCCU, several programs within the college are accredited by nationally recognized professional organizations.

Programs with national accreditation:


Accrediting Agency Status (fully accredited)       Yes or No Last Review Year Duration of Accreditation Next Review Site Visit Required Notes
Automotive Technology National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Yes 2012 6 years 2018 Yes  
Broadcast/Video Production Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Yes 2016 3 years 2019 No  
Business Administration Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Yes  2017  10 years  2027  Yes  
Certified Medical Assisting Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Candidacy          
CNC Machinist and Machinist National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Candidacy         College is in self-study stage for NIMS.
Culinary Arts American Culinary Federation (ACF)  Yes, conditional through May 2018  2017 5 years  2022  Yes  
Dental Assisting Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Yes 2015 6 years 2021 Yes  
Dental Lab Technician Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Yes 2015 6 years 2021 Yes  
Early Childhood Education National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Yes 2017 7 years 2024 Yes  
Electrical Construction Department of Labor and Industries as pre-apprenticeship program for award of licensure hours for license renewal and 2000 creditable hours towards an O1 license for completers Yes 2016 3 years 2019  No  
Fire Service International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) WA state Fire Marshal 2009 N/A N/A Spot audits Sub-accredited
HVAC/R HVAC Excellence Candidacy         College is in self-study stage for NIMS.
Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA Candidacy only) Candidacy n/a N/A Fall 2018 Yes  
Occupational Therapy Assistant Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy (ACOTE) Yes 2017 5 years 2021 Yes  
Welding American Welding Society (AWS) Yes 2017 3 years 2018 Yes Self-audit every two years