LCCC Accreditations and Memberships

Lorain County Community College

Accreditations and Memberships

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

230 South LaSalle Street
Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 800-621-7440
Fax: 312-263-7462
E-Mail: info@hlcommission.org
Web Site: www.ncahlc.org  

2012-2013 Institutional Update - General  

2012-2013 Institutional Update - Financial  

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools accredits Lorain County Community College to award the associate of arts, the associate of science, the associate of arts in teacher education, the associate of applied business, the associate of applied science, the associate of individualized studies, the associate of technical studies, and certificates. The Higher Learning Commission is located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL  60604, (800) 621-7440, (312) 263-7462 (fax), or email at info@hlcommission.org, or visit www.ncahlc.org.

  • The College is provisionally approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) to conduct the associate degree nursing program.
      
  • The College is fully approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) to conduct the practical nursing.
     
  • The LCCC practical nursing and associate degree nursing programs have accreditation from the the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly known as the NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, (404) 975-5000  or visit www.acenursing.org.  
        
  • The Medication Aide Training program (MA-C) is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing, 17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43215-7410, (614) 466-6966 or e-mail at medicationaides@nursing.ohio.gov.
     
  • The Nurse Aide Training Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) is approved by the Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, Oh 43215, (614) 752-8285 or e-mail at natcep@gw.odh.state.oh.us.
     
  • The Clinical Laboratory Science Technology program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency For Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), 5600 North River Road, Ste. 720, Rosemont, IL 60018.
     
  • The Phlebotomy program is approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 North River Road, Ste. 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, (773) 714-8880 or e-mail at info@naacls.org.
     
  • The Radiologic Technology program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Il 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300 or visit http://www.jrcert.org/.
     
  • The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756, (727) 210-2350 or visit http://www.caahep.org/
         
  • Surgical Technology programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 35 East Wacker Dr., Ste 1970, Chicago, IL 60601-2208, (312) 533-9355 or visit www.caahep.org.
     
  • The Medical Assisting program at Lorain County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the curriculum review board of The American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 20 North Wacker Drive, Ste 1575, Chicago, IL 60606-2903, (800) 228-2262.
          
  • The Emergency Medical Services courses (EMSB and EMSP) are accredited by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Charles D. Shipley Building, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182081 182073, Columbus, Oh 43218-2081 2073, (614) 466-9447 or email at askems@dps.state.oh.us.
     
  • The Physical Therapist Assisting program at Lorain County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, (703) 706-3245, email at accreditation@apta.org or visit www.capteonline.org.  
     
  • The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, (301) 652-2689 or visit www.acoteonline.org
     
  • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of The American Dental Association, 211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Il 60611-2678, (312) 440-4653 or visit www.ada.org/100.aspx
        
     
  • The Art program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design Commission on Accreditation, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190, (703) 437-0700, e-mail at info@arts-accredit.org
     
  • The Computer Maintenance and Networking major is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.   
     
  • The Applied Electronics major is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The College holds memberships with: American International Recruitment Council (AIRC); American  Asociation of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; American Association of Community Colleges; American Wind Energy Association (AWEA); Association of College Unions-International; Association of Institutional Research; Association of Performing Arts Presenters; Center for Energy Workforce Development; Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL); Community Colleges for International Development, Inc. (CCID); Council for Higher Education Accreditation; Council on Competitiveness; High Technology Criminal Investigation Association (HTCIA); Institute for International Education (IIE); Midwest ACE (MWACE); Midwest Institute of International/Intercultural Education (MIIIE); NAFSA: Association of International Educators; National Academic Advising Association (NACADA); National Association for Campus Activities; National Association of College and Admissions Counselors; National Association of College Stores; National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE); National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE); National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD); National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA); National Association of Student Personnel Administrators; National Career Development Association (NCDA); National Center of Academic Transformations; National Center for Welding Education and Training; National Coalition of Advanced Technologies Centers (NCATC); The National Council of LaRaza; National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA); National League of Nursing; National Science Teachers Association; National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD); North Central Association; Northeast Consortium for Career Advancement; Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE); Ohio Arts Presenters Network; Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA); Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges; Ohio Association of Two- Year College Admission Officers; Ohio Campus Compact (OCC); Ohio Career Development Association (OCDA); Ohio Chief Student Affairs Officers (OCSAO); Ohio Coalition of Associate Degree Early Childhood Programs; The Ohio Cooperative Education Association (OCEA); Phi Theta Kappa Society; Regional Information Technology Engagement Board; Society of Manufacturing Engineers; Society of Professional Journalists; United States Fab Lab Network (USFLN); The United States Institute of Theater Technology (USITT); University System of Ohio. All twelve colleges and universities in Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership are

accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The College is authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement to issue certification for non-immigrant students who wish to study in the United States.

Announcements

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Registration is now open for Summer and Fall classes.  Learn more and register today at www.lorainccc.edu/reginfo.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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Hours of Operation

Please note that campus service hours have been adjusted for spring semester. For a list of updated service hours, please visit www.lorainccc.edu/hours

Expect Traffic Delays

Road construction on Abbe Road north of LCCC will resume Monday, April 7. Please expect delays when traveling north from LCCC towards Detroit Road.  
      
Click here for updates and alternate travel routes.

Level Up 2014 Digital Game Development Conference

LCCC will host Level Up 2014 @ LCCC for anyone interested in turning their gaming interest or hobby into a career. 

Friday, May 2
9 a.m to 1 p.m.
Lorain County Community College
Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/levelup.

1098-T Tax Forms

Students will begin receiving 1098-T tax forms via postal mail in the next several days. Click here for more information about the 1098-T forms.

Save Money on Tuition

Register for 13 to 18 credit hours at LCCC and pay for only 13!

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.

Mental Health Online Screenings

The Lorain County Board of Mental Health offers a free online screening tool for mental health disorders.

Click here to learn more.