Ogeechee Technical College

Institutional Accreditation

Ogeechee 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 status of Ogeechee Technical College.

The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support Ogeechee Technical College’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. Normal inquiries about Ogeechee Technical College, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the College and not to the Commission’s office.


In addition to a college-wide accreditation, some industries require additional accreditation or certification by independent agencies that are program-specific. Those programs and their additional accreditations are shown here.

Program Accreditation

Dental Assisting

The program in Dental Assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312.440.4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/100.aspx.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS, www.jrcdms.org). CAAHEP may be contacted at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone 727.210.2350.

Echocardiography

The Echocardiography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS, www.jrcdms.org). CAAHEP may be contacted at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone 727.210.2350. 

Funeral Service Education

The Funeral Service Education degree program at Ogeechee Technical College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 3414 Ashland Avenue, Suite G, St. Joseph, Missouri 64506, Phone 816.233.3747. Web: www.abfse.org.

Health Information Management Technology

The Health Information Management Technology Associate of Applied Science program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). CAHIIM may be contacted at 233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, Phone 312.233.1100 or email: info@cahiim.org.

Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB, www.maerb.org) of the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Endowment (AAMAE). CAAHEP may be contacted at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone 727.210.2350. Web: www.caahep.org.

Opticianry

The Opticianry program is accredited by the Commission on Opticianry Accreditation (COA), P.O. Box 592, Canton, NY 13617, Phone 703.468.0566. Web: http://www.coaccreditation.com, email: director@coaccreditation.com.

Pharmacy Technology

The pharmacy technician program conducted by the Pharmacy Technology program at Ogeechee Technical College, Statesboro, Georgia is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone 301.657.3000.

Radiologic Technology

The Radiologic Technology degree program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, Phone 312.704.5300. Email: mail@jrcert.org.

Surgical Technology

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology (ARC/STSA, www.arcstsa.org). CAAHEP may be contacted at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone 727.210.2350. 

Veterinary Technology

The Veterinary Technology program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) as a program for educating veterinary technicians, 1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173, Phone 847.925.8070 or 800.248.2862. Web: http://www.avma.org/education.

Approved/Certification/Licensure Eligible Programs

Basic Law Enforcement

The Basic Law Enforcement program is approved by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council, P.O. Box 349, Clarkdale, GA 30111, Phone 770.732.5974.

Commercial Truck Driving

The Commercial Truck Driving program is approved by the Georgia Department of Driver Services, P.O. Box 80447 Conyers, Georgia 30013, Phone 866.754.3687. Graduates are eligible to take the Georgia Commercial Driver’s License examination.

Computer Information Systems - Networking Specialist

Ogeechee Technical College through the Computer Information Systems Program is an authorized Microsoft IT Academy.

Cosmetology

The Cosmetology program at Ogeechee Technical College is approved by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, 237 Coliseum Dr., Macon, GA 31217, Phone 478.207.2440. Graduates are eligible to take the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology Examination. Web: www.sos.state.ga.us/plb.

Emergency Medical Technician

The Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, and EMS Professions programs are approved by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of EMS/Trauma, 2600 Skyland Drive NE, Lower Level, Brookhaven, GA 30319, Phone 404.679.0547.

Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide program is approved by Alliant GMCF (Georgia Medical Care Foundation), 1455 Lincoln Parkway, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30346 or P.O. Box 105753, Atlanta, GA 30348, Phone 800.414.4358.

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing program is approved by The Georgia Board of Nursing, 237 Coliseum Dr., Macon, GA 31217, Phone 478.207.2440.