ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39211, Phone Number: 601-432-6493. The Associate Degree Nursing Program has Candidate Status with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc., formerly the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, Inc., 2243 Peachtree Road, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, Phone Number: 404-975-5000.
The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Mississippi Community College Board, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39211. Telephone Number: 601432-6518.
The Respiratory Therapy Program at Coahoma Community College holds Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com). This status signifies that a program that has been granted an Approval of Intent has demonstrated sufficient compliance to initiate a program in accordance with the Standards through the completion and submission of an acceptable Self Study Report (SSR), and other documentation required by the CoArc Board. The conferral of Provisional Accreditation denotes a new program that has made significant progress towards meeting the Standards of Accreditation. The program will remain on Provisional Accreditation until achieving Initial Accreditation. It is recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) toward eligibility to the Respiratory Care Credentialing Examination(s). Enrolled students completing the program under Provisional Accreditation are considered graduates of a CoArc accredited program.
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedfore, Texas 76021-4244
The Polysomnography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.CAAHEP.org), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756, phone number 727-210-2350 and fax number 727-210-2354.