Baton Rouge Community College SACS COC Accreditation Statement
Baton Rouge Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission
on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500
for questions about the accreditation of Baton Rouge Community College.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. It serves as the common denominator of shared values and practices among the diverse institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Latin America and other international sites approved by the Commission on Colleges that award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degrees.
Mission Statement: The mission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions.
The Commission on Colleges has six core values:
- Continuous Quality Improvement
- Peer Review/Self-regulation
- Student Learning
Baton Rouge Community College Business Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following business degrees: Associate of Applied Science in Business Technology and Associate of Science in Business.
The Baton Rouge Community College Construction Management Program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). This Construction program was granted a five (5) year initial accreditation July 2016. The mission of ACCE is to be a leading global advocate of quality construction education; and to promote, support, and accredit quality construction education programs.
The Baton Rouge Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This nursing program was granted five (5) initial accreditation during September 2010. ACEN establishes national criteria for nursing education programs throughout the nation. These criteria are aimed at improving and assuring the highest quality of nursing education.
Baton Rouge Community College is accredited by the American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) ACF is a professional organization for chefs and cooks organized to promote the professional image of American chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels.
Baton Rouge Community College is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering to offer the following technology degree: Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology.
Baton Rouge Community College is accredited by HVAC Excellence, a professional organization that ensures that educational programs meet the necessary standards to properly train the air conditioning and refrigeration industry’s future workforce.
The BRCC Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology has been endorsed by the North
American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA).
The North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) is an organization of the Process Technology (PTEC) education providers and their business, industry, and community advisors cooperatively working toward their common goals.