About CCCC

Accreditations

Central Carolina Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Central Carolina Community College.

Note: The Commission on Colleges should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

The college was accredited by the North Carolina State Board of Education in 1970, by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1972 and reaffirmed in 1976, 1987, 1997, and 2008.

CCCC is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges. Its trustees are members of the Association of Community College Trustees.

In addition to being accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a number of curriculum programs are approved by various accrediting or licensing agencies:

  • The Barbering program is approved by the North Carolina State Barbering Board.
  • The Basic Law Enforcement Training program is accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
  • The Cosmetology program is approved by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts.
  • The Dental Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
  • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
  • The Machining Technology program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). NIMS is the nation's only ANSI accredited developer of precision manufacturing skill standards and competency assessments. NIMS certifies individual skills against standards and accredits programs that meet its quality requirements.
  • The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education programs and the American Association of Medical Assistants.
  • The Nursing Education program is accredited by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
  • The Polysomnography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
  • The Radio Broadcasting program is approved by the Federal Communications Commission.
  • The Real Estate program is approved by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.
  • The Veterinary Medical Technology program is accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician and Educational Activities of the AVMA.