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Accreditation, Approval and Licensure

Macomb Community College is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.



Phone: 312.263.0456
Fax: 312.263.7462
Internet: Higher Learning Commission

Macomb Community College has not determined whether all programs or courses meet the prerequisite requirements for professional licensure, certification or endorsements for locations outside the state of Michigan. Individual state requirements change frequently, so it is best to contact the Macomb Community College program coordinator or state. This information will help you identify the additional requirements that may be necessary to work in a state other than Michigan. 

Accredited or Approved Programs

Automotive Technology  (AUTO)

The Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology program is accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176, 703.669.6650.

Automotive Technology – GMASEP (AUTO)

The Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology-GMASEP program is accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation,1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176, 703.669.6650.

Court Reporting (CRTR)

The Court Reporting Program is approved by the  National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 400, Reston, Virginia 20191, 800.272.6272.

Culinary Arts (CULH)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC), 180 Center Place Way St., Augustine, FL 32095, 800.624.9458.

Education - Early Childhood Studies (ECHS)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Education—Early Childhood Studies program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), 1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C., 20005, 202.232.8777.

Emergency Medical Services (EMSA)

The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Fire and Emergency Medical Services Technology

Macomb’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services Technology Program is accredited by the International Fire Services Accreditation Congress (IFSAC): IFSAC Administrative Office, 1812 West Tyler Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74078, Fax: 405.744.8802.

Health Information Technology (HITT)

The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, 312.233.1100.

Legal Assistant (LEGA)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Legal Assistant program is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), Standing Committee on Paralegals, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7598, 312.988.6012. 

Medical Assistant (MAST) 

The Medical Assistant Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727.210.2350.

Nursing (NURS)

The Associate Degree nursing program at Macomb Community College at the Center Campus located in Clinton Township, Michigan is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404.975.5000

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTAS)

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) c/o Accreditation Department, American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, 301.652.AOTA.

Pastry Arts  (CULH)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Pastry Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC), 180 Center Place Way St., Augustine, FL 32095, 800.624.9458.

Physical Therapist Assistant  (PTAS)

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Macomb 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: accreditation@apta.org

Respiratory Therapy (RSPT)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 264 Precision Blvd., Telford, TN 37690, 817.283.2835.

Surgical Technology (SURG)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology, and the Certificate in Surgical Technology-Surgical Technologist programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 , Clearwater, FL 33763, 702.210.2350, on recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120, 303.694.9262.

Veterinary Technician (VETT)

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technician Program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), 1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173, 800.248.2862. The Veterinary Technician program’s teaching hospital is also accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), 12575 W. Bayaud Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. AAHA's phone number is 303.986.2800.

Veterinary Assistant

The Veterinary Assistant certificate program is accredited by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), 1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173, 800.248.2862.