College Accreditations

WCTC boasts college and program accreditations

WCTC is proud to be accredited (since 1979) by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) through the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP). Accreditation is a rigorous, quality assurance process in which post-secondary institutions are evaluated in key areas by an external accrediting body to ensure high levels of institutional and educational quality are met. The College is proud of this achievement, and it also holds many program-specific accreditations and other agency approvals and accolades.

Specific program accreditations include:

  • Culinary Management: American Culinary Federation Accrediting Commission
  • Nursing-Associate Degree and Practical Nursing: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Dental Hygienist: American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Medical Assistant:Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on the recommendation of the Committee of Accreditation for Medical Assistant Education
  • Surgical Technology: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on the recommendation of the Committee of Accreditation for Surgical Technology Education
  • Physical Therapy Assistant (a partnership program with Blackhawk Technical College): Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Radiography: (a partnership program with Milwaukee Area Technical College): Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiology
  • Health Information Technology: Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Paramedic Technician: Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
  • Electrical Engineering Technology: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET Inc.
  • Early Childhood Education: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Additionally, several of WCTC’s other occupational programs have received external approval from various governmental and non-governmental agencies as well as consistent support and recognition from the instructional program advisory committees.