Pueblo Community College is governed by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, which comprises thirteen state system community colleges. The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) is the central policy and coordinating board for all public institutions of higher education and establishes policy on legislative, academic, and fiscal matters.
Pueblo Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association ( www.ncahlc.org, 312.263.0456), 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602. In addition, several programs hold approval or accreditation from national and state level associations and agencies.
Accredited by the American Culinary Federation, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095; Telephone: 800.624.9458.
Accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education, 211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678; Telephone: 312.440.2500.
Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1313 L. St. NW, Washington, DC 2005; Telephone: 202.232.8777; www.naeyc.org.
The Pueblo Community College Emergency Medical Services 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 for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP); Website: www.coaemsp.org.
Accredited by the American Health Information Association (AHIMA), 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5809; Telephone: 312.233.1100; Website: www.ahima.org.
Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Telephone: 404.975.5000, www.nlnac.org. Approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; Telephone: 301.652.2682. 4 Governance and Accreditation | Pueblo Community College
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Pueblo Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; Telephone: 703.706.3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.
Approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
The Pueblo Community College Respiratory Care Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 12248 Harwood Road, Bedford,TX 76021-4244; Telephone: 817.283.2835.
The following programs have received certification as designated:
Certified by National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) under the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) guidelines, 101 Blue Seal Drive S.E., Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; Telephone: 703.669.6650. Certified by Automotive Youth Educational System (AYES) guidelines, 2701 Troy Center Drive, Suite 450, Troy, MI 48084; Telephone: 888.339.2937.
Certified by the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (POST), 1525 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203; Telephone: 303.866.5692.