Accountability

Alexandria Technical & Community College is committed to excellence. This commitment is evident not only through the college's reputation but through documented measures.

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Institution Accreditation

All programs which require special state and/or national accreditation status are accredited as prescribed by the respective agencies.

Higher Learning Accreditation
Alexandria Technical & Community College is accredited at the Associate degree level by:

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 800-621-7440
External Website: Higher Learning Commission http://www.hlcommission.org/


Alexandria Technical & Community College has been affiliated with the Higher Learning Commission since 1974 and accredited since 1980. As part of its accreditation process, the college participates in Open Pathways.

About HLC and Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an institutional accreditation agency that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities that are based in the United States.

The Higher Learning Commission accredits approximately 1,000 colleges and universities. HLC is a private, nonprofit accrediting agency. It is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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Program Accreditation

Medical Laboratory Technician

The Medical Laboratory Technician program is accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NA ACLS), the accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Post-Secondary Accreditation (CORPA). Questions regarding program accreditation may be directed to NA ACLS, 5600 N River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemount, IL 60018.

Phone: 773-714-8880
http://www.naacls.org/Find-a-Program.aspx 

Status: Good Standing 
Next Review: Fall 2025

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Phone: 202-909-2526 
http://cnea.nln.org/accredited-programs 

Status: Good Standing 
Next Review:  November 2023 

Diesel Mechanics

The Diesel Mechanics program is accredited by the AED Foundation (AEDF). AEDF is a non-profit foundation for the Heavy Equipment industry, a sister organization to Associate Equipment Distributors (AED), the international trade association for equipment distributors, manufacturers, and service providers. AEDF is located at 650 E Algonquin Rd., Ste 305, Schaumburg, IL, 60173.

Phone: 630-574-0650
http://aedfoundation.org/accredited-college-programs

Status: Good Standing
Next Review: Spring 2028

Associate Degree in Nursing 

The Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Phone: 202-909-2526 
http://cnea.nln.org/accredited-programs 

Status: Good Standing 
Next Review: November 2023 

Concurrent Enrollment

The Concurrent Enrollment program is accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP), the sole accrediting body for concurrent enrollment partnerships. NACEP is located at 179 E Franklin St., #578, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 

Phone: 919.593.5205 
http://www.nacep.org 

Status:  Good Standing
Next Review:  June 2025 

Ophthalmic Technician  

As of March 2023, the International Council of Accreditation (ICA) Board of Directors approved the ophthalmic program’s letter of intent and approved the first graduating class to be eligible to sit for certification with the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO®). The Ophthalmic Technician program is actively continuing the process to become fully accredited. 

Status: In Progress 

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Assessment

Alexandria Technical & Community College has implemented college wide assessment at both the institutional and program level.

Learning AssessmentCocurricular Assessment

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Strategic Framework

The college develops a Strategic Framework every five years. The current document can be reviewed and downloaded at the link below.