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    Northwest Florida State College
   
 
  Aug 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 Updated Catalog 
  
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2017-2018 Updated Catalog

Accreditations


  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • Dental Assisting (PSAV)
  • Law Enforcement (PSAV)
  • Nursing (BSN)
  • Paramedic (CCC)
  • Welding Technology (PSAV)

College Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSOC)

Northwest Florida State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and associate degrees, certificates and diplomas. 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 Northwest Florida State College.

Program Accreditations

Dental Assisting (PSAV)

The Dental Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements. 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 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/100.aspx.

Law Enforcement (PSAV)

The following NWF State College instructional programs are certified by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).  The programs underwent a re-accreditation review process in 2015 and were all re-certified for a five (5) year period.  The Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission can be contacted at (850) 410-7000.  The website for the Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission is:  http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/CJST/Menu/cjst-index/CJSTC-Home-Page.aspx.

  • Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer Basic (PSAV)
  • Correctional Officer Basic (PSAV)
  • Crossover from Corrections to Law Enforcement Program (PSAV)
  • Law Enforcement Officer Basic (PSAV)

Nursing (BSN)

The baccalaureate Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202)887-6791. For more information regarding disclosure, please review pages 15-16 of the CCNE Procedures for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Degree Nursing Programs (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation/Procedures.pdf).

Paramedic (CCC)

The NWF State College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org) 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.  Telephone (727) 210-2350.

Welding Technology (PSAV)

The Welding Technology program is accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research as a Journey-level Professional Welder.  The program’s accreditation was most recently awarded during February 2014 and re-evaluation occurs every three years.   As the accrediting body for the industry, NCCER establishes the benchmark for quality training and assessments.   The National Center for Construction Education and Research can be contacted at (888) 622-3720 or at 13614 Progress Boulevard, Alachua FL   32615.  NCCER’s web address is:  http://nccer.org/new-to-nccer.