Academic Catalog

College Accreditation

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Midlands Technical College (MTC) also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Midlands Technical College (MTC) may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Program Approval and Accreditations 

Specific programs are accredited and/or approved by the:

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Paralegals
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association – Dental Assisting Program and Dental Hygiene Program
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)– Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)– Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
  • Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE)
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
  • National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing (SCBN)
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS)– Nursing Assistant Program

South Carolina Technical College System

In addition to these accrediting bodies, Midlands Technical College is part of a system of technical colleges operated under the auspices of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education. The State Board establishes policies that apply to the entire state system and approves all of the college’s associate degree, diploma and certificate programs. All associate degree programs are reviewed and approved by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

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