Apr 17, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook

Accreditations & Legal Statements



College Accreditation

Central Carolina Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Central Carolina Technical College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Central Carolina Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

For all other inquiries about Central Carolina Technical College, please contact the College:
Central Carolina Technical College
506 N. Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150-2499
(803) 778-1961
Toll-Free 1-800-221-8711 from Clarendon, Kershaw, and Lee Counties
http://www.cctech.edu/

Program Accreditations and Approvals

  • The Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone (404)975-5000, www.acenursing.org. The most recent accreditation issued was for continuation until 2029 by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program. The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the South Carolina Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Board of Nursing, 110 Centerview Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, Phone (803)896-4300, www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/nursing
  • The Automotive Technology programs are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
  • The Early Care and Education Associate Degree program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), 1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005.
  • The Human Services Associate Degree program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Services Education (CSHSE), 9600 SW Oak Street, Tigard, OR  97223, (503)253-9385, www.cshse.org.
  • The HVAC program is nationally accredited by HVAC Excellence, Home Office 1701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006. Phone (800)394-5268, Fax (800)546-3726.
  • The Massage Therapy Certificate program is approved nationally through the Federation of States Examination by Massage Therapy and Bodywork Licensing (MBLEx), 7300 College Boulevard, Suite 640, Overland Park, KS 66210, (866)962-3926, https://www.fsmtb.org and by the South Carolina Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Board of Massage Therapy, 1110 Centerview Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, (803)896-4300, https://llr.sc.gov. An additional certificate can be added by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) for a Specialty Certificate in Integrative Healthcare.
  • The Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 - 113th St. N., #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, Phone (727)210-2350, www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), 2020 N. California Avenue, #213 Suite 7, Chicago, IL 60647, www.maerb.org.
  • The Medical Record Coding program is nationally approved through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Corporate Office, 2233 South Presidents Drive, Suite F, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84120, https://www.aapc.com.
  • The Paralegal Program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), 321 North Clark Street, 19th Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60654-7598, Fax (312)988-6279.
  • The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), 500 East-West Highway, Suite 900 Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone (866) 279-0681, www.ashp.org and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) 190 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603-3499, Phone (312)664-3575, Fax (866)228-2631, www.acpe-accredit.org upon the recommendation of the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission (PTAC).
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 - 113th St. N., #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, Phone (727)210-2350, www.caahep.org, on the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 19751 East Main Street, Suite 339, Parker, CO 80138, Phone (303) 694-9262, www.arcst.org.
  • The Water and Wastewater Operator Certificate Programs are approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Board of Environmental Certification to count as one year of work experience toward a South Carolina operator license. South Carolina Board of Environmental Certification, 110 Centerview Dr., Suite 201, Columbia, SC, 29211, (803) 896-4430, fax: (803) 896-4424. http://www.llr.state.sc.us

Policy on Nondiscrimination

Central Carolina Technical College does not discriminate in employment or admissions on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. The College complies with provisions of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act; and the South Carolina Human Affairs Law of 1972.

 

For employee inquires, contact:

Vice President for Business Affairs

492 N. Guignard Drive Sumter, SC 29150

Building M300B, Room M300B3

803-778-7802

employeenondiscrimination@cctech.edu

 

For student inquires, contact:

Executive Director of Student Development

506 N. Guignard Drive Sumter, SC 29150

Building M500, Room M541B

803-778-7867

studentnondiscrimination@cctech.edu

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 makes it unlawful to discriminate against individuals with disabilities in employment in state and local government services, public accommodations, transportation, and telecommunications. It adopts the general prohibitions of discrimination under Section 504 as well as the requirements for making programs accessible to individuals with disabilities and for providing a way to communicate effectively. It complements but does not replace Section 504. Contact Leslie Abraham, Accessibility & Inclusion Coordinator at 803-778-7871. The Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) is (803) 774-3313. The Accessibility & Inclusion Coordinator is located in Building M500, Room M543.

English Fluency

Central Carolina Technical College complies with the Higher Education Act of 1991, which requires that employees have proficiency in the English language. For specific information regarding this compliance, please refer to College Directive 6.22 located in the Directives Manual, a copy of which is in the President’s Office.