HCC is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, diplomas, and associate's degrees (HCC’s accreditation details including the accreditation cycle with SACSCOC). Additionally, some programs are accredited by other agencies. These programs and the accrediting agencies are listed below.
Computer Integrated Machining
Accredited through the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Next accreditation: 2020.
Accredited through the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts. Reaccredited every six months.
Criminal Justice Technology
Certified through the North Carolina Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Last certification: 2014. Next certification: 2024.
Early Childhood Education
Certified through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Last certification: 2015. Next certification: 2022.
Fish and Wildlife Management Technology
Founding member of the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA). Last accreditation: 2015. Next accreditation cycle: 2020.
Forestry Management Technology
Accredited through the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Last accreditation: 2015. Next accreditation cycle: 2025.
Accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Last accreditation: 2012. Next accreditation cycle: 2020.
Accredited through the North Carolina Board of Nursing Approval for Associate Degree Nursing Program (NCBON). Last accreditation: 2016. Next accreditation cycle: 2024.