Cochise College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. In 2006, the college received the maximum accreditation of 10 years; the next focused re-accreditation visit will be in 2015-2016. The college holds memberships in the Council of North Central Two-Year Colleges, the American Association of Community Colleges, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and the Association of Community College Trustees.
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association
30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
(800) 621-7440; (312) 263-0456
Fax: (312) 263-7462
The college also holds Federal Aviation Administration certification for its professional pilot program and Arizona Department of Health Services/ Emergency Medical Services certification for its paramedicine and emergency medical technology programs. The nursing program is accredited by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
New York, NY 10006
(212) 363-5555, ext. 153
Arizona State Board of Nursing
4747 N. 7th St., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Fax: (602) 889-5155