Accreditation

Tulsa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604, telephone (800) 621-7440. An HLC Assurance Review Team will visit TCC in 2018.

TCC is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the North Central Council of Two-Year Colleges and is federally approved to offer education under the Veterans and Social Security laws. Some programs at TCC receive accreditation approval from additional organizations or agencies.

Tulsa Community College is authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education located at 655 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, telephone (405) 225-9100, to offer certificate, associate in arts, associate in science, and associate in applied science programs.

TCC supports all accreditation processes for the purpose of program education and improvement in order to maximize student achievement. The College recognizes that participation in the rigorous and detailed self-study activities necessary for accreditation assures quality programs that will reflect the preparation necessary for our graduates to successfully transition to the workplace.

TCC continuously strives to maintain good standing with each accrediting organization or agency by voluntarily complying with all accreditation criteria. This includes the timely submission of required fees and any documentation requested by the accrediting agency. Tulsa Community College will also notify the appropriate accrediting body of any changes in program leadership, administrative structure, significant decreases in resources available to the program, substantive changes in class size, curriculum pattern or the establishment of an expansion program.

Associations and Organizations

Tulsa Community College is associated with or a member of the following:

Cardiovascular Technology

Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology
1449 Hill Street, Whitinsville, MA 01488
(978) 456-5594
www.jrccvt.org

Status: Full Approval

Child Development

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 232-8777

Status: Full Approval

Dental Hygiene

American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
(800) 621-8099

Status: Full Approval

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Tulsa Community College is accredited by:
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

CAAHEP
25400 US Highway 19, N. Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

JRC-DMS
6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043
(443) 973-3251
www.jrcdms.org

Status: Full Approval

Health Information Technology

Associate Degree Program

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
233 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 2150, Chicago, IL 60601-5519
(312) 233-1132

Coding & Reimbursement Specialist Certificate Program

American Health Information Management Association
233 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 2150, Chicago, IL 60601-5519
(800) 224-4621

Status: Full Approval

Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic

The Tulsa Community College Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status 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. Letter of Review 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.

To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445; Fax: (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

Coding & Reimbursement Specialist Certificate Program

American Health Information Management Association
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5199
(847) 939-3597

Status: Full Approval

Medical Laboratory Technology

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
8140 W. Bryn Mawr, Ste. 670, Chicago, IL 60631
(733) 714-8880

Status: Full Approval

Nursing

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen Blvd., Ste. 524, Oklahoma City, OK 73106
(405) 962-1800

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000; Fax: (404) 975-5020
www.acenursing.org

Status: Full Approval

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy (ACOTE)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814-3425
(301) 652-2682
www.acoteonline.org

Status: Full Approval

Fire & Emergency Medical Services - Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic

The Tulsa Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status 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. Letter of Review 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.

To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445; Fax: (214)703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

Phlebotomy Certificate

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
8140 W. Bryn Mawr, Ste. 670, Chicago, IL 60631
(733) 714-8880

Status: Full Approval

Physical Therapist Assistant

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 706-3245
www.apta.org/CAPTE

Status: Full Approval

Radiography

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Ste. 900, Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 704-5300

Status: Full Approval

Respiratory Care

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Hardwood Rd., Bedford, TX 76021
(817) 283-2835

Status: Full Approval

Veterinary Technology

American Veterinary Medical Association/Committee on Vet. Tech. Education and Activities

193 N. Meacham Rd., Ste. 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
(202) 789-0007

Headquarters: (800) 248-2862
Washington, D.C.: (847) 925-8070

Status: Full Approval