Institutional and Program Accreditations

 

The Accreditations We Have Earned Ensure You a Quality Education at HCCC!

When you register at Hudson County Community College, you may register with confidence that you will receive a top-quality education at an institution that has achieved full institutional accreditation and many specific program accreditations. Our accreditations are authorized approvals of our performance and ability to continue providing and improving top-notch classes and courses.

Hudson County Community College operates under the authority of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.

Hudson County Community College is an Accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) www.msche.org. Hudson County Community College’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 27, 2019 was to reaffirm accreditation.

MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). (Middle States Commission on Higher Education 1007 North Orange Street 4th Floor, MB #166 Wilmington, DE 19801; phone: 267-284-5011.)

The AAS degrees in Culinary Arts and Culinary Arts-Option in Baking and Pastry and the Certificates in Culinary Arts and Culinary Arts-Baking and Pastry are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL, 32095, 800-624-6458).

The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) on Accreditation. Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 9355 113th St. N. #7709 Seminole, FL 33775 Phone: 727-210-2350 Fax: Fax: 727-210-2354 Website: www.caahep.org

The Nursing (NSG) Program offered at the Journal Square Campus is approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing (124 Halsey Street, Newark, New Jersey, 07102) and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), located at 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 Phone: (404) 975-5000 www.acenursing.org.

The Practical Nursing (PNU) Program offered at the Journal Square Campus is sanctioned by the New Jersey Board of Nursing (124 Halsey Street, Newark, New Jersey, 07102).

The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program is a collaborative program between Hudson County Community College and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org.

The Paramedic Science (EMT) Program is offered in conjunction with Robert Wood Johnson/Barnabas Health at the Jersey City Medical Center and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), located at 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088.

The Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and approved by the New Jersey Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners.

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
Email: mail@jrcert.org
See www.jrcert.org for program information and Radiography Standards of Education.

New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection Board of Radiologic Technology, State of New Jersey
Mail Code 25-01
P.O. Box 415
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 984-0589
www.xray.nj.gov

 

 

Contact Information

Dr. Heather DeVries
Accreditation Liaison Officer
70 Sip Avenue, Fourth Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4660
hdevries@hccc.edu