Associate Degree Nursing Program

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. Telephone Number: 601-432-6493. The Associate Degree Nursing Program has Candidate Status with the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, Inc., 2243 Peachtree Road, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326. Telephone Number: 404-975-5000.

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Mississippi Community College Board, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39211. Telephone Number: 601432-6518.

Respiratory Care

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
(817) 283-28835

Polysomnographic Technology

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.

Paramedic

The Coahoma Community College Paramedic Program holds a Letter of Review, which is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation, but is a status granted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. The Letter of Review (LoR) IS RECOGNIZED by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is not a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

Accreditation

Coahoma Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate of Arts degree, Associates of Applied Science Degree certificates in career education.  Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Coahoma Community College.  

Health Sciences programs’ continuing accreditation depends on the continued accreditation of the parent campus, Coahoma Community College.

Associate Degree Nursing Program

The Associate Degree Nursing Program has full accreditation 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 initial accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc., 2243 Peachtree Road, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, Phone Number: 404-975-5000.

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing Program is fully accredited by the Mississippi Community College Board, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39211. Telephone Number: 601-432-6518. 

Respiratory Care

The Respiratory Care Technology program, CoARC program number 200582, awarding the Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS) from Coahoma Community College, is located at 901 Ohio St. in Clarksdale, Mississippi. It is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)  (www.coarc.com).

Polysomnography

The Polysomnography Technology Certificate/Associate Degree Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.CAAHEP.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs Polysomnographic Technology (CoPSG).  Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19, Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33756, phone number 727-210-2350.

Paramedic

The Coahoma Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession (www.CoAEMSP.org)

Commission on Accreditation for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, Texas 75088
(214) 703-8445