Accreditation

CGTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.  Accreditation processes are coordinated by the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness who may be reached by calling (478) 757-3424. The Commission on Colleges is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

 

Statement of Accreditation:

Central Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. 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 Georgia Technical College.

PDF CGTC Accreditation Status with the SACSCOC
PDF The Meaning and Rationale for Accreditation
PDF Principles of Accreditation
 
About SACSCOC
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the recognized regional accrediting body in the eleven U.S. Southern states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia) and in Latin America for those institutions of higher education that award associate, baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degrees. The Commission on Colleges is the representative body of the College Delegate Assembly and is charged with carrying out the accreditation process.


Program Specific Accreditation/Licensure/Certification

Accreditations:

  • The Automotive Technology programs offered at Central Georgia Technical College are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF); the educational foundation under the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). [Last accreditation approval: Warner Robins 2013; Macon 2011 2016; Milledgeville 2014; Houston County Career Academy 2016]
  • The program in Dental Hygiene – Warner Robins Campus, is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. [Last reaffirmed: 2016] 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: http://www.ada.org/coda
  • The program in Dental Hygiene –  Macon Campus, is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of approved February 2016. [Last reaffirmed: 2016] 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: http://www.ada.org/coda
  • The Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 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 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org
    To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088 214-703-8445 FAX 214-703-8992 (CoAEMSP) www.coaemsp.org   [Last affirmed 2015]
    PDF Paramedic Program Three Year Review 2014 to 2016
  • The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). [Macon Campus last reaffirmed: December 13, 2016] Next comprehensive review is expected no later than 2020; [Warner Robins Campus last reaffirmed August 23, 2016]  Next comprehensive review is expected no later than 2021.
  • The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. [Last reaffirmed: November 18, 2016]  The next comprehensive evaluation of the program, including on-site review, is scheduled to occur no later than 2026.
    PDF Surgical Technology Student Outcomes Assessment Pass Rates as of April 2016

 

Certifications:

  • CGTC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program is certificated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 C.F.R. § Part 147 as an Aviation Maintenance Technician School (AMTS). The local Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) is located in Atlanta, GA. [Last certification approval: 2016]

 

Approvals:

  • The Commercial Truck Driving program is approved by the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS). [Last approval: 2013]
  • The Computer Information Systems program is approved by CISCO Systems CNAP program and holds a membership with Microsoft’s MSDNAA (Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance). [Last approved: 2016]
  • The EMT and Paramedic Technology programs are approved by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of EMS. [Last approval: 2014]
  • The Hemodialysis program is an approved program under the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT). [Last approved: 2016]
  • The Orthopedic Technology program has program recognition from The National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT). [Last approval: 2016]
  • The Patient Care Assisting programs are approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation (GMCF) to provide training and preparation towards a Certified Nurse Aide credential. [Last approval: 2014]
  • The Phlebotomy program is approved by the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT). [Last approval: 2013]

 


CGTC articulates credit with several local educational entities and state systems. Visit the Articulation Agreements page for more information.