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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Gulf Coast State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. 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 Gulf Coast State College.

Gulf Coast State College is also a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the Association of Florida Colleges, the American Council on Education and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

program accreditation

GCSC Training Programs Accredited by U.S. Department of Education Recognized Accrediting Agencies

Dental Assisting (DA)
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
Accredited
October 29-31, 2019 (was rescheduled from October 2018 because of Hurricane Michael)
2026
Compliance letter received 2.18.2020 from CODA granting the program accreditation status of "approval without reporting requirements."

Dental Hygiene (DH)
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
Accredited
October 29-31, 2019, (was rescheduled from October 2018 because of Hurricane Michael)
2026
Compliance letter received 2.18.2020 from CODA granting the program accreditation status of "approval without reporting requirements."

Nursing - BSN
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Accredited
October 16-18, 2019
2029
Zero recommendations reported. Anticipating draft report from CCNE.

Nursing (ADN) - Associate degree programs
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Accredited
October 8-10, 2019, (was rescheduled from February 2019 because of Hurricane Michael)
2027
Zero recommendations reported. Anticipating draft report from ACEN.

Physical Therapist Assistant
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Accredited
2013
2023
 
Radiography
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT)
Accredited
2014
2022
Interim Report submitted November 2019 *rescheduled from November 2018 because of Hurricane Michael

 
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