Ogeechee Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Ogeechee Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).
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.
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. The Commission’s web address is: www.ada.org/coda.
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 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, Phone 727.210.2350.
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 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, Phone 727.210.2350.
The Funeral Service Education degree program at Ogeechee Technical College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097, Phone 816.233.3747. Web: www.abfse.org.
The Health Information Management accreditor of Ogeechee Technical College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2029. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at 312.235.3255; or by email at email@example.com.
The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB, www.maerb.org). CAAHEP may be contacted at 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, Phone 727.210.2350. Web: www.caahep.org.
The Pharmacy Technician training program conducted by the Pharmacy Technology program at Ogeechee Technical College, Statesboro, Georgia is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814, 866.279.0681.
The Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The minimum standards, by which a Radiography Program is evaluated by JRCERT, are published in the Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Science. Copies of The Standards are kept on file in the Programs Director’s office and may be inspected at any time: www.jrcert.org/acc_standards.html
Length of Accreditation Award: 8 Years.
The Veterinary Technology degree program is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
AVMA Contact Information:
1931 N. Meacham Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847.925.8070 800.248.2862
AVMA staff contacts for the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA):
- Ms. Laura Lien, CVT, VTS (LAIM) - MS Assistant Director, Education and Research Division American Veterinary Medical Association
- Ms. Rachel A. Valentine, RVT, BS - Assistant Director, Education and Research Division
- Ms. Julie Horvath - CVTEA Coordinator
Approved/Certification/Licensure Eligible Programs
The Commercial Truck Driving program is regulated 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.
The Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedicine Diploma, and EMS Professions programs are regulated by the Georgia Department of Public Health, State Office of EMS and Trauma, 1680 Phoenix Blvd., Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30349, 770.996.3133.
The Ogeechee 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). 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 National Registry's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
The Nurse Aide program is approved by Alliant Health Solutions, 1455 Lincoln Parkway, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30346 or P.O. Box 105753, Atlanta, GA 30348, Phone 678.527.3100.