Program Accreditation

Associate Degree Nursing

  • The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, formally NLNAC): 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850,  Atlanta, Georgia 30326  

          Phone: 404-975-5000         Fax: 404-975-5020         Email: info@acenursing.org             Web: www.acenursing.org

  • Accreditation Status:            Year of Initial Accreditation: October 2004
  • Continuing Accreditation:    Last Evaluation Visit: October 2009 - Most Recent Action: July 2012 - Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2017
  • The Georgia Board of Examiners of Registered Nurses (http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/31) approves the Associate Degree in Nursing Program 

Dental Assisting

  • Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (404)

Dental Hygiene

  • Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (404)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
    25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
    Clearwater, FL 33763
    727-210-2350
    www.caahep.org
  • 5 year Program Effectiveness

Medical Assisting

Paramedicine

  • The Columbus Technical College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP ExecutiveOffice). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status.

    It is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

  • To contact the CoAEMSP Executive office: 

    • 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
      Rowlett, TX 75088
      214-703-8445
      Fax: 214-703-8992
      www.coaemsp.org

  • Program Effectiveness: No graduates during the 2018 reporting year.

Patient Care Assisting

Pharmacy Technology

  • The Pharmacy Technology Program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Located at https://accreditation.ashp.org/directory/#/program/technician/programInfo/GA-06

  • Columbus Technical College "CTC" is recognized as an eligible sterile compounding training program for CSPT candidates; CTC graduates will be eligible for CSPT certification through Pathway 1 after only one year of full-time sterile compounding experience (provided they meet the rest of the eligibility requirements). To verify CTC's institution's CSPT recognition status in PTCB's recognized program directory.

Practical Nursing

Radiologic Technology

Respiratory Care 

  • The Columbus Technical College Respiratory Care Program (Applied Science Degree) in Columbus, GA is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
  • Program number 200526
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com)
    P.O. Box 54876
    Hurst, Texas 46054-4876
    Phone:(817)-283-2835
  • The program was awarded Continuing Accreditation status, which will expire on March 31, 2029.
  • CoARC outcome Data can be found at https://www.coarc.com/Students/Programmatic-Outcome-Data.aspx

Surgical Technology