Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

SFCC has been continuously accredited since August 1988 by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Various college programs maintain their own specialty accreditation as indicated below:

For more information, please contact Jill Carlson, Director of Assessment and Accreditation, 505-428-1715, jill.carlson@sfcc.edu.

ACCREDITOR
Santa Fe Community College Accreditation
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL, 60604
800-624-7400
https://www.hlcommission.org/
Kids Campus Accreditation
National Association for the Education of Young Children
1313 L Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20005
800-424-2460
https://www.naeyc.org/
Building Science and Construction Management
National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)
13614 Progress Bouldvard
Alachua, FL 32615
888-622-3720
https://www.nccer.org/nccer-home
EnergySmart Academy
Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)
P.O. 1156
Lathan, NY 12110
508-621-7379
https://irecusa.org/
State Authorization Reciprocity Network (SARA)
SFCC is an approved institution within the SARA network. This enables students from states other than New Mexico to take online courses and retain consumer protections.National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
3005 Center Green Drive, Suite 130
Boulder, Colorado 80301
303.848.3275
https://www.nc-sara.org/
Medical Assisting Program
The medical assisting program at SFCC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Hwy 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org
Dental Program Accreditation
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
The commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation [and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”]. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at:

211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
312-440-4653
https://www.ada.org/en/coda
Nursing Program Accreditation
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
https://www.acenursing.org/
Paramedic Program Accreditation
SFCC’s Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs  (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org
To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
FAX 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org
Respiratory Care Program Accreditation
A.A.S. Degree Program Number 200549
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021
817-283-2835
https://www.coarc.com/
Teacher Certification Program Accreditation
New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED)300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 827-5800
https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us