Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

Accreditation and Affiliation

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 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 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

www.ncahlc.org

The nursing program is accredited by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 30326

(404) 975-5000

Fax: (404) 975-5020

www.acenursing.org

Arizona State Board of Nursing

4747 N. 7th St., Suite 200

Phoenix, AZ 85014

(602) 889-5150

Fax: (602) 889-5155

www.azbn.gov

The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

1361 Park Street

Clearwater, FL 33756

(727) 210-2350

www.caahep.org

The Paramedicine and Emergency Medical Technology programs are certified through Arizona Department of Health Services, Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Division.

The Respiratory Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

1248 Harwood Road

Bedford, TX 76021-4244

(814) 283-2835

www.CoARC.com

Cochise College holds a Federal Aviation Administration operating certificate issued under 14 CFR Part 141 for its approved courses offered by the Professional Pilot Program.