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
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
Fax: (404) 975-5020
Arizona State Board of Nursing
4747 N. 7th St., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Fax: (602) 889-5155
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
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
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.