Regional & Programmatic Accreditation

Guilford Technical Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. SACSCOC is located at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097.
You can contact SACSCOC at 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Guilford Technical Community College.

The Commission can be contacted to file a third-party comment during the time of the College’s decennial review or to file a complaint if there is evidence appearing to support the College’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. All other inquiries about the College should be addressed directly to the College.

Contact the Commission on Colleges for any questions you have about the accreditation status of Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC).

In addition to regional accreditation with SACS, many programs are approved and/or accredited by external agencies.

Program Agency Name Last Review
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology HVAC Excellence 2016
Associate Degree Nursing North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) 2012
Automotive Systems Technology National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF) 2014
Automotive Systems Technology (Ford) National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF); Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training (Ford ASSET) 2014
Automotive Systems Technology (General Motors) National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF); General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (General Motors ASEP) 2014
Aviation Electronics Technology Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 2014
Aviation Management and Career Pilot Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 2016
Aviation Systems Technology Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 2016
Collision Repair and Refinishing National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF) 2016
Computer Integrated Machining National Institute of Metalworking Skills 2012
Cosmetology North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art 2013
Criminal Justice Technology Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission 2011
Culinary Arts American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation (ACF-EF) 2014
Dental Assisting Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) 2010
Dental Hygiene Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) 2010
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF) 2016
Early Childhood Education National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 2013
Emergency Medical Science Committee for Accreditation of EMS Programs (CoAEMSP) 2014
Medical Assisting Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health education Programs (CAAHEP) 2012
Physical Therapist Assistant Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 2014
Practical Nursing North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art 2012
Radiography Technology Joint Commission on Education Radiologic Technology (JCERT) 2015
Surgical Technology Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health education Programs (CAAHEP) 2010
Welding American Welding Society (AWS) 2009