Accreditation

Accreditation is an important credential to look for when choosing a college or university. Accreditation is an assurance to students and the public that an institution meets or exceeds standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability.

Program Accreditation

Northland Community and Technical College (formerly known as Northwest Technical College) is accredited by:

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association
Web: http://www.ncahlc.org/
Tel: (312) 263-0456


PROGRAM APPROVED BY CONTACT
Architectural Technology
(TRF)
Minnesota Department of Administration Building Codes and Standards Division 121 7th Place E. Suite 408
Sts. Paul, MN 55101
P: (651) 297-3600
F: (651) 297-1973
Automotive Service Technology
(EGF & TRF)
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). 101 Blue Seal Drive S.E.
Suite 101
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
P: (703) 669-6600
F: (703) 669-6123
Aviation Maintenance Technology
(TRF)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 800 Independence Avenue S.W.
Room 908
Washington, DC 20591
P: (202) 267-3883
F: (202) 267-5039
Cardiovascular Technology
(EGF)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in cooperation with the Joint ReviewCommittee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology 1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
P: (727) 210-2350
F: (727) 210-2354


6 Pine Knoll Drive
Beverly, MA 01915
P: (978) 456-5594
Construction Electricity
(EGF, TRF)
Approved by the Minnesota State Board of Electricity as one year of credit toward students' journeyman's license. 443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55104-2993
www.electricity.state.mn.us
P: (651) 284-5064
TTY: (651) 297-4198
F: (651) 642-0441
Criminal Justice
(TRF)
Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training Board 1600 University Ave
Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55104
P: (651) 643-3060
F: (651) 643-3072
Nursing - Associate
(EGF & TRF)
Minnesota Board of Nursing





Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414
P: (612) 617-2270
F: (612) 617-2190

3343 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 850
Atlanda, GA 30326
F: (612) 617-2270
Nursing - Practical
(EGF & TRF - AAS)

(TRF - Diploma)
Minnesota Board of Nursing 2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414
P: (612) 617-2270
F: (612) 617-2190
Occupational Therapy Assistant
(EGF)
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 4720 Montgomory Lane
Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 208214-3449
E-mail: accred@aota.org
P: (301) 652-2682
F: (301) 652-7711
Paramedicine
(EGF)
MN EMS Regulatory Board
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in cooperation with the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
2829 University Ave. SE
Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3222
P: (612) 627-6000
F: (727) 210-2350

1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
P: (817) 283-9403
F: (612) 627-5442

1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4241
P: (727) 210-2354
F: (817) 354-8519
Pharmacy Technology
(EGF)
American Society of Heath Systems Pharmacists 7272 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
P: (301) 657-3000
F: (301) 652-8278
Physical Therapist Assistant
(EGF)
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association 1111 North Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314
E-mail: accreditatoin@apta.org
P: (703) 706-3245
F: (703) 684-7343
Radiologic Technology
(EGF)
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology 20 North Wacker Drive
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606-2901
P: (312) 704-5300
F: (312) 704-5304
Respiratory Therapist
(EGF)
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care 1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
P: (817) 283-2835
F: (817) 252-0773
Surgical Technology
(EGF)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in cooperation with the
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
P: (727) 210-2350
F: (303) 694-9262

7108 C at South Alton Way
Englewood, CO 80112-2106
P: (727) 210-2354
F: (303) 741-3655